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Support for our fallen is down. I’m not driving a semi, but I’m joining the parade.

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On Saturday, the week-long journey will culminate at Arlington in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day. Support for Our Fallen Is Down.

Sharing Foundation America's Giving Challenge: Day 2: Sina's Story

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Sina and her two sisters. Story. Sina , age 16, is an orphan and head of her family, and takes care of two younger sisters. garment industry.

America's Giving Challenge Days: Bloggers Campaign!

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The America's Giving Challenge will award $50,000 to the project that gets the most unique donors. Ten bilingual Cambodian college graduates teach English to 500 students in 19 sections offered daily after school hours at the village school. Amy Sample Ward. Want to join the fun? Sign up here. Why am I doing this? poorest families.

Encouraging Philanthropy at a Young Age: Teaching Your Kids To Give To Causes

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Another great way to teach kids about charity is to engage them in buying or donating something that they are familiar with--toys! child???$25

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He's also a big fan of of Teach for America. Late breaking news from the Gathering. created by new ventures. So far so good.

Connect With a Cause | Beaconfire Wire

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Sites which offer cards for sale with a portion of proceeds include: Good Cause Greetings donates 10% of proceeds to organizations such as America??s

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

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While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference.

Writing to Change the World

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Anya Achtenberg will be teaching an online workshop, Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World, later this year. Engage in the world.

What Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions?

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Her resolutions include eating local organic food, teaching her students about healthier eating options, and volunteering at a community garden.

Yoga for Social Change

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These days, yoga is about more than getting in shape, or getting in touch with yourself. It's about getting the world in shape too.

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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We are teaching a 3 credit course for teachers that shows them how to use the very tools you mention and more as a way to support academic excellence.

AMA Nonprofit Conference | Beaconfire Wire

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Beyond the Buzz with Dave Patterson, Director of New Media at Heifer International , and Josh Peck, Internet Director at The One Campaign In addition, you’ll find speakers from Network for Good , The Nature Conservancy , MercyCorps , Teach for America , Red Cross , America’s Second Harvest , American Heart Association , and more!

Advice for the College Senior Who Wants to Make a Difference

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I'd worked at a DC nonprofit the summer after my junior year that focused on policy work, but that wasn't a fit for me either. My advice: 1. Go to it.

Betting on Braincake: Interview with Jen Stancil

Museum 2.0

Museums aren’t competing with other museums; they’re competing with corporate America. What’s so special about the GMSP? They play sports.

Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

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I've worked in the corporate world, I've worked in the political world, I've worked in teaching when I was in grad school. Enjoy! Great.

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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We are teaching a 3 credit course for teachers that shows them how to use the very tools you mention and more as a way to support academic excellence.

How I'm Celebrating My 53rd Birthday: Cambodia, Chocolate, and Class

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2007). We will then do an exercise in the class teaches one how to shift into a reflective mode.  What was my birthday Wish At Age 6 ?

Solutionary Women: DeeAnn Resk

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We currently travel throughout North America, Asia, and Europe, and some college credit is available. before coming to Up with People.

Got the Winter Blues? Giving May Cheer You Up

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Skills: SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) facilitates volunteer mentors' giving advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. 1991). Probs.,

Ten Things Nonprofits May Not Know About MySpace [But I Wish They Did]

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You don’t hear about it much anymore, but in 2007 there were many stories of how MySpace was helping bridge the digital divide because low-income youth were logging in and teaching themselves HTML code. Sadly, at the same time, libraries and schools across America were blocking MySpace, but allowing Facebook. No. 6.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

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His first book, Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen , which he co-authored with Anna Lappe , won a 2007 Nautilus Award for Social Change.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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It hasn't happened in Latin America's history. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership. want to talk about this."