Donors Unite

When donations are just a drop in the bucket

By GREGORY ZELLER // If you’re going to do it, do it right – especially when there’s a billion dollars at stake. That mother of all clichés factors prominently into Donors Unite Inc., a wide-ranging, Huntington-based nonprofit determined to lend a hand to every registered charity in the country, not to put too fine a point on it. Donors Unite officially launched this month, flipping the switch on a website that catalogees about 2.5 million…


Increased philanthropy? It’s in the cards

By GREGORY ZELLER //  An innovative approach to gift-giving could dramatically increase the funds flowing to regional charities this holiday season. Sag Harbor-based Donors Unite Management Corp., in partnership with the Long Island Community Foundation, is introducing a choose-your-charity gift card and associated website, set to launch around Thanksgiving. While gift cards that allow recipients to pick their causes aren’t new, Donors Unite has added a unique twist: Instead of giving recipients a small list…