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Global Impact Brings Innovative Partner Solutions to Washington

By Alisa Minkina

Global Impact

A local farmer proudly stands in front of his new harvest of wheat in the desert sands of Timbuktu, Mali.

According to Giving USA, international giving reached $15.77 billion in 2010, an 11.4 percent increase from 2009, despite an economic downturn. These increases can be partly attributed to one of Global Washington’s members: Global Impact, an organization that raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. Since 1956, Global Impact has raised more than 1.4 billion dollars for the world’s most vulnerable people.

Through its innovative partner solutions programs, disaster relief fund, workplace giving programs, and Federal campaign management, Global Impact offers donors a variety of ways to give effectively and efficiently. Today, Global Impact partnerships work in every corner of the world delivering safe drinking water, food, shelter, education, health care, job training and disaster relief. Millions of people have benefited since Global Impact began in 1956, and the work continues. [Read more]