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Crowdfunding websites reliably connect needy people with rich donors and other charitable givers. Some well-respected sites of this type include Fundly, YouCaring, GiveForward and GoFundMe. More »

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The most generous millionaires and billionaires in the world include Bill Gates and his wife Melinda, Michael Bloomberg, and Paul Allen. Combined, these individuals donated $2.68 billion in 2014, according to The Chronic... More »

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Join your local Freecycle group and check classified ads in the free section of your local Craigslist page or local newspaper to find stuff that people are giving away for free. Check on a regular basis, because free ite... More »

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