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Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti


Jacky was only 8 years old in 2010, when he was separated from his mother after the 2010 earthquake and forced into child slavery. After escaping he was left homeless and living on the streets of Haiti until discovered by Haiti Mama , a nonprofit organization committed to connecting homeless children with their families.

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2010 Online Giving Trends

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits


Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake. The series, entitled “Lessons Learned from Haiti,” includes five seminars that will take place March through May

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company: "Since the 2010 earthquake, not-for-profits and corporations have developed new technologies to better deliver services to Haitians, transforming aid in disaster areas everywhere

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

Haiti and Mobile Grassroots Giving

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feel inspired by the outpouring of support for Haiti we've seen this past week. Author: Amber Wobschall. I am struck this Martin Luther King Jr.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


Tonia Zampieri, Sales & Marketing Manager, LoyaltyClicks at Smart Online. To start with, we conducted a survey (tweet tweet!) Why Go Mobile?

Earthquake in Haiti


As with many other individuals and organizations, we extend our support to the people of Haiti as the magnitude of the disaster becomes apparent. The scope of this disaster, and the lack of basic infrastructure in Haiti means that recovery will be a very long and highly challenging effort. We stand ready to assist.

Tragedy in Haiti - How can I help?

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Author: Jill Ward. I am saddened by the news and images coming from Haiti after the devastating earthquake that hit yesterday.

The Social Media Response to the Disaster in Haiti

Amy Sample Ward

I have a guest post up on the NTEN blog discussing some of the ways social media was put into action as soon as the earthquakes struck in Haiti: When disaster strikes, we want information as soon as possible and we want to help just as quickly. Tags: fundraising maps mobile disaster haiti nten red cross the extraordinaries ushahidi

Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm

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Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm: "Telethons were struck up. Traditional commercial messaging campaigns on TV, radio, and telephone were launched, but in 2010, a new medium was quickly alighted upon by those innovators in the sector: the mobile giving phenomenon.

What's Different One Year After Haiti? | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What’s Different One Year After Haiti? The earthquake occurred at 4:53pm EST and the epicenter was 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. What has your nonprofit done since January 12, 2010? Why not? All Rights Reserved

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake


Haiti Earthquake and Online Giving. The response to the Haiti earthquake by online and mobile donors has been awe-inspiring.

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10 steps to creating a killer ‘call to action’ on your website

John Haydon

People will take action to feed a little girl in Haiti before 500,000 homeless children. You want them to do something. Take the “yes&#.

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Support Disaster Relief in Haiti


The images coming out of Haiti following Tuesday's earthquake are heartbreaking. It is comforting to know that so many nonprofit organizations are already helping on the ground and more relief is on the way. People are using the Internet to stay informed about the disaster, help communicate what's happening, and to donate to charities.

Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile


So in times of natural disasters like the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti and affected more then two million people, can a mobile strategy help raise money in times of crisis? “Increasingly, especially with major events like Haiti, carriers waive these fees for the halo effect of social marketing. Livingston is right.

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International Red Cross Support in Haiti


VisionLink is pleased to announce that we have been (for several weeks already), supporting the work of the American and International Red Cross in Haiti. We were able to deploy a large scale solution to capture and manage information about the needs of individuals and households in Haiti. Dr. W.

onPhilanthropy: Articles: Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering

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onPhilanthropy: Articles: Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering: "Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti SufferingWednesday, January 13, 2010By: Susan Carey DempseyThere is little good news out of Haiti today, as it continues to assess the damage and begin to help the survivors of the 7.0

Haiti Earthquake Relief Sees Mobile Giving Gaining Ground in Europe

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Nothing But Net - Aid for Haiti Gets Webby


Like all of you, I've been terribly saddened by the catastrophic earthquake that rocked Haiti last week. Watching the nonprofit community step-up and shine in this time of need reminds me why I love working in this sector ( check out all these amazing orgs that are helping in Haiti

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Haiti mobile giving may spark surge in overall SMS contributions

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Haiti mobile giving may spark surge in overall SMS contributions: "Manis, a former senior vice president at premium SMS aggregator m-Qube who left after it was acquired by VeriSign, said the huge spike in mobile giving after the Haiti earthquake represents a confluence of multiple factors. Organizations such as the Mobile.

New technology tools help Haiti earthquake relief -

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New technology tools help Haiti earthquake relief - "Volunteers have built and refined software for tracking missing people, mapping the disaster area and enabling urgent cell-phone text messaging. Organizations including the International Red Cross, the United Nations, the World Bank and the U.S. Texting donations brings in millions for Haiti

AFP Blog Texting donations brings in millions for Haiti: "Michael Nilsen, senior director of public affairs for the Association of Professional Fundraisers in Arlington, Va., compared the sudden jump in text fund raising to the way online giving broke into the public consciousness following the 9/11 attacks.“One

Embed this How to Help Haiti Link on Your Site


Here is a link to a White House Web Page that summarizes how your users and Community Operating System visitors can respond to the needs in Haiti. The link takes you to a web page that shows both what will be displayed, and the code which you can embed in your CommunityOS content management page(s) to create the link automatically.

Haiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving Awake- The NonProfit Times Dec 20, 2010

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This one is from Nonprofit TimesHaiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving Awake- The NonProfit Times Dec 20, 2010: "Haiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving AwakeWithin 42 minutes of last January’s earthquake in Haiti, the Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF), in Issaquah, Wash., launched its first text-to-give campaign for the nonprofit Yele

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud


This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation. What we will see over the next 3-5 years is a new paradigm of computing where the use of these devices will be more and more seamless. This new paradigm offers great potential to improve how we all work.

City Brights: Zennie Abraham : Haiti Earthquake update: Red Cross family finder website up

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City Brights: Zennie Abraham : Haiti Earthquake update: Red Cross family finder website up: "A Haiti Earthquake update. The American and Haitian Red Cross, and the International Committee of the Red Cross has announced a new website to allow loved ones to work to find their lost family members in Haiti, in the wake of the 7.0

CANADIAN WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION | Mobile Giving for Haiti Earthquake Relief Raises $500,000 in Canada

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Social Media Aids Efforts to Help Victims of Earthquake in Haiti -

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Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti -

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Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti - "Following the disastrous earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, a number of web companies have been setting up special programs to try and do their part to help.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector


conference gave interesting attention to opening up data for spatial analysis, using geographical based information in crises such as Haiti and Chile, and innovative light-weight open source software like Ushahidi for social mobilization and response. “Change” may not be coming to Washington as fast as we expected a year ago. The Gov 2.0

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7 Ways for Nonprofits to Use Mobile Phones to Rake in Cash Monies


moment in January, 2010, when an outpouring of donations followed the devastating Haiti quake. This is precisely the kind of mobile fundraising campaign run by The Red Cross in support of Haiti. Ben Rigby, The Extraordinaires. If you’re like most people working at a nonprofit, you probably had a “Holy Mobile!” You breathed in.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata


On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it. But I wasn't prepared for the type of incoming information I saw in the weeks after January 12, 2010.  . Melissa Eliott was heavily involved in the Haiti relief effort as a volunteer. " . " .

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Last Day to Register for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference at the Regular Rate!


Just a reminder that the fees for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference increase after today. better. > Register for the 2010 NTC today.

How Did You Decide to Help Haiti for the Rest of 2010?

Have Fun - Do Good

We need to support the people of Haiti now, but also in the future, when the hard work of rebuilding begins. They focus on women and children.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools


Jim Craner, MapTogether. Collecting and Disseminating Information - Ushahidi. In 2008, post-election violence erupted in Kenya.

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Text messages are one more way to help Haiti victims - Las Cruces Sun-News

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It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)


thought I'd do my part with a few of 2010's best resources (so far). recap of fundraising resources of the first 2/3 of 2010 wouldn't be complete without some discussion of the incredible work that the Red Cross did using mobile and social media to raise funds and awareness about the disaster in Haiti. We recommend episode 11.

Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch

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Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch : "Back in March 2010, when the devastating earthquake in Haiti was still making headline news, UN member states pledged over $9 billion for Haiti’s reconstruction – including $5.3 billion for 2010-2011

Micro Volunteering for the Haiti Earthquake

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here you will find opportunities to donate your tech skills to Haiti. Tweet from kateatyrownrisk.