The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

N.Y. Attorney General: Charities Raise $400 Million for Sandy Relief
January 4, 2013

Charities in New York state have collectively raised more than $400 million for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, the state's attorney general said Thursday. A survey of 88 nonprofit groups by Eric Schneiderman's office found that as of mid-December, the fundraising for storm victims had been dominated by five charities, led by the American Red Cross ($188 million), the Robin Hood Foundation ($67 million), the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City ($45 million), the Empire State Relief Fund ($15.4 million) and The Salvation Army's eastern U.S. division ($14.3 million).

Publishers Clearing House Launches Second “The Give Back” Charity Event
October 9, 2012

Publishers Clearing House (PCH) announced the launch of the second charitable giving program called “The Give Back.” First launched in 2011, “The Give Back” is a charity-based Facebook campaign where the fans are put in control. From Oct. 9 through Nov. 5, fans of the PCH Fan Page on Facebook will have the opportunity to vote once a day for one of three charities: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). In the end, over $100,000 will be awarded: $50,000 to the first-place charity, and $35,000 and $25,000 to the second and third place charities respectively.

Subaru Facebook Fans Take the Wheel for 2012 "Share the Love" Event
August 8, 2012

Subaru of America Facebook fans take the wheel starting Aug. 6, and select two charities to join three others for the automaker's 2012 "Share the Love" event. Subaru has donated nearly $20 million to charitable organizations through its "Share the Love" sales event over the last four years. This year's fifth-annual event is expected to deliver $5 million in donations to five charitable organizations.

ASPCA Announces President and CEO Ed Sayres' Intention to Step Down
July 27, 2012

The ASPCA announced that President and CEO Ed Sayres has notified the board of directors of his intention to step down from management by year end after nearly a decade at the helm of one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations. A committee of the board has been formed to oversee the process to identify the next chief executive to lead the organization. The board committee has retained executive search firm Korn/Ferry International to manage the search process.

Membership Really Does Have Its Privileges
April 1, 2012

The ball drops in Times Square, and next thing you know, Chez Seville is lousy with membership cards. Over the course of about six weeks, I received member/partner/supporter cards from 18 different organizations.

Membership Has Its Privileges
April 1, 2012

Over the course of about six weeks, I received member/partner/supporter cards from 18 different organizations.

Davlin Philanthropic Fund Announces First Annual Charitable Awards
May 18, 2009

WAYLAND, MA, May 18, 2008 — At a time when charities are looking for new sources of funding, the Davlin Philanthropic Fund has sent its first set of “sustainable giving” donations to nine charities.  This marks the first time a mutual fund has allowed investors to donate to charity a significant portion of the fees typically paid to fund management.

Turning Your 2009 Online Resolutions Into Action
March 10, 2009

It’s March of 2009 — certainly you haven’t forgotten about your New Year’s resolution already, right?

Whether it’s exercising, spending more time volunteering or some other personal goal, the first 100 days are critical to your success. You must engage and take action if you desire any level of accomplishment.

The same applies to your organization and the online resolutions you might have set entering the year. If you haven’t taken action to put your ideas and new online concepts into motion just yet, now would be a good time to revisit your organization’s resolutions for 2009.