• Watch a short video of Philippe Cousteau Jr, talking about the important mission of the Global Echo Foundation, which is funded by a portion of the assets under management of the GIVE ETF.

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IMPACT

"Do well by Doing Good" - Benjamin Franklin

  • "In My Words:" Philippe Cousteau and the GIVE ETF

    Thu, 2014-11-06 20:43

    In this short video, Philippe Cousteau talks about how his life has been shaped by the positive empowering responsibility he feels toward his grandfather's and father's work. He explains why he partnered with AdvisorShares on the GIVE ETF, an impact investing ETF designed to drive resources to help solve the world's problems. GIVE is part of a new wave of impact investing that is starting to change the way people think about their money. A portion of GIVE's assets funds Philippe's GlobalECHO Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation.

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  • AdvisorShares Employees Volunteer at the JUST TRYAN IT's 5th Annual Kids Triathlon

    Thu, 2014-06-19 15:09

    This past Father's Day weekend, AdvisorShares employees once again volunteered at the JUST TRYAN IT's 5th annual kids triathlon which is open to all children, ages 6-14. Over 500 Washington D.C. area children swam, biked and ran to raise money for JUST TRYAN IT, a non-profit foundation which supports families fighting childhood cancer. All funds raised are donated to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Donations support families by easing their financial burdens and paying expenses such as mortgages, utility bills, and babysitters, creating more time and energy to focus on helping their children get better.

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  • Happy Earth Day, 2014!

    Tue, 2014-04-22 02:05

    Happy Earth Day, 2014! Each year on April 22nd, events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970.

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  • KIND in MD Benefit Raises over $9,000! (Pictures)

    Thu, 2013-06-20 14:36

    Truman Charities & The Truman Cleary Group sponsored an event on June 15th in Bethesda, Maryland, that raised over $9,000 for KIND in MD! That $9000 will help KIND provide food for 100 students for every weekend for an entire school year. Thank you for helping make a difference in our local community!

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  • Join AdvisorShares at the KIND in MD Charity Party - June 15, 2013 in Bethesda, Maryland

    Thu, 2013-06-06 14:55

    AdvisorShares is proud to be a sponsor of Kids in Need Distributors (KIND) of Montgomery County, Maryland. KIND is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing the children of Montgomery County their most basic needs when they need it most - on weekends. Most residents of Montgomery County, MD, one of the wealthiest counties in the nation, are unaware that 49,000 of the county’s children are part of the Free and Reduced Meal Program (FARM) – a program they qualify for based on household income.

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Thanks for checking out our "IMPACT" page! The purpose of the IMPACT page is to give you a window into the philanthropic activities of AdvisorShares and our employees.

Keep checking back to learn more about the various causes we feel strongly about and support, including updates on the various commitments made by Philippe Cousteau Jr's Global Echo Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation which provides funding solutions to many of the challenges facing the world community from social issues impacting women and children to environmental conservation.

AdvisorShares regularly contributes a portion of assets under management of the Global Echo ETF (NYSE ticker: GIVE) to fund the Global Echo Foundation.