Thanks to those of you who participated in our member motivations research! The results are in our latest report on why people pledge to give a meaningful portion of their incomes to effective charities.
We have further research to do, but at this stage, a few things seem pretty clear as motivators:
This is exemplified by member Rickey Fukazawa who recently shared her effective giving story on our blog.
Sharing your effective giving story is a great way to inspire others to also give effectively.
We hope you enjoy the rest of this newsletter, which covers our upcoming online events, the latest from the effective altruism community, and news and updates about relevant cause areas.
Come along and meet other people who are committed to effectively using their resources to improve the world:
If you have any questions or want to discuss your donation decisions with other members or our team, we recommend registering for an Open Forum event. See all our events.
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Members sharing why they have pledged to give effectively. Tell us your reasons for taking a giving pledge.
A great way to multiply your impact is to tell people about effective giving. Here are just a few ways you can help advocate for effective giving:
Spreading effective ideas and growing our community helps us make progress on some of the world's most pressing problems. Importantly, it also enriches the lives of the givers. It can take courage, but it's worth it!
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