• 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

  • AdvisorShares Turns Our Attention to Rare Cancer Research – CYCLE FOR SURVIVAL

    Sun, 2016-02-07 19:47

    According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a "rare cancer" is one with a prevalence of fewer than 200,000 affected individuals in the United States. But when you put all of these rare cancer types together, they account for approximately half of all cancer diagnoses. Research on many rare cancers is drastically underfunded, often leaving patients with limited or no treatment options. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center—the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center—is committed to changing that reality.

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  • AdvisorShares Continues Their Support of Just TRYAN it at the 6th Annual Kids Triathlon

    Mon, 2016-02-08 20:00

    AdvisorShares employees once again volunteered at the JUST TRYAN IT's 6th annual kids’ triathlon which is open to all children, ages 6-14. Over 400 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.

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  • Putting It Into a Different Perspective

    Tue, 2015-04-21 18:31

    We had the opportunity to attend the Georgetown Hospital Pediatrics Gala on April 18th, 2015, and wanted to briefly share about the experience from an incredible event that supports one of our regular charitable contributions. AdvisorShares is a sponsor of JUST TRYAN IT, a children’s triathlon where the kids who participate in the race raise money for kids in need that are being treated by the pediatrics oncology center at Georgetown Hospital.

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  • AdvisorShares Gives Back at Georgetown’s Lombardi Division of Pediatric Oncology

    Thu, 2014-12-18 18:24

    During this holiday season, employees in the Bethesda, Maryland home office spent some time visiting the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, DC to bring presents for the kids and to learn more about the benefits of the program from the doctors, nurses and teachers who work there. AdvisorShares has been a long time supporter of JUST TRYAN IT, which raises funds to help families with cancer served by the Center, by paying for non-medical related expenses.

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  • "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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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.