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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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Tragedy in Haiti - How can I help?

Connection Cafe

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

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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

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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Haiti and Mobile Grassroots Giving

Connection Cafe

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.

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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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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Examples from Haiti. Let’s look at a couple of the main examples from the Haiti earthquake response. Citizen-Powered Response. Slides.

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

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.

Support IPPF’s mobile health clinics and teams in Haiti!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Photo from International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region showing the complete devastation of its PROFAMIL Haiti clinic.

Haiti Earthquake: Orphans, Crisis Mapping, and Tech Volunteers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm going back to Haiti in the next few days and need help to give hands-on help to our kids and the townspeople. not good. Crying.

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.

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?

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2010 much of their focus was on responding to the earthquake in Haiti. Photo by Fensterbme on Flickr. Enjoy. How big is video online?

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

offered to connect the community supporting my work with your efforts in Haiti. Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. million views.

The Good News Story in Haiti


The images and stories coming out of Haiti are disturbing, upsetting, and unbelievably heartbreaking. Photo courtesy of the Red Cross.

The Social Media Response to Disaster in Haiti


The disaster in Haiti is a perfect example of these changes: the impact of the Real-Time Web and the power of our phones. How can we do that?

Crisis Mapping in Haiti from Ushahidi, Donate by Texting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues at Ushahidi have already swung into action and are mapping crisis information from Haiti. Disclaimer: I'm on the board). 

TechSoup Partners Provide Aid to Organizations in Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

Many nonprofits, including several of TechSoup's member organizations, are working hard to bring aid to earthquake victims in Haiti. Fortunately, several of TechSoup's donation partners have stepped up and either promised funds or otherwise directed aid toward relief efforts in Haiti. Microsoft has committed $1.25 read more.

Special Data Processing Offer for Haiti Relief Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

As the tragedy lingers on in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the generosity of individuals, organizations, and nations around the world has brought a glimmer of hope for the stricken nation. For more information check out their special Haiti relief page. read more.

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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Used Laptops Needed for Earthquake Victims in Haiti: You Can Help!

Tech Soup Blog

The library also hosts after school programs and summer camps for children in the neighborhood of Carrefour-feuilles.

The Extraordinaries and Ushahidi Using Technology to Help in Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

The Extraordinaries and Ushahidi , two past NetSquared challenge winners, are working hard to help bring relief to people affected by the recent earthquakes in Haiti. The Extraordinaries has set up a Haiti Earthquake Support Center for identifying photos of missing people in Haiti. The Extraordinaries is a great idea. read more.

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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Fab Lab Sets Its Sights on Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

Also published on AshokaTech. wrote a blog post a few months ago about Fab Lab, a network of community-operated workshops springing up all over the world. I was excited about Fab-Fi , Fab Lab's name for the simple directional antennas they're using to build a mesh wireless network all over Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Text Message Donations for Haiti Reach $8.5 Million

Tech Soup Blog

million to the Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund through text messaging alone since the earthquake. And even more money has been raised through text messaging for other relief efforts, including Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund. Americans have donated $8.5 Wanna get involved? read more.

Text Message Donations for Haiti Top $37 Million

Tech Soup Blog

Donations via text message for Haiti relief efforts have surpassed $37 million , more than quadruple the amount when we posted about SMS donations originally. There are also lots more organizations accepting donations via text messaging through mGive , who set up the SMS donation platform. read more.

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.

Nonprofits of the Month :: February 2010 :: Healing Haiti

Nonprofit Tech for Good

February’s theme is Healing Haiti. The nonprofits below are doing excellent work in helping heal the hearts, minds and bodies of the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti: Twitter: UNICEF. Facebook: Partners In Health. YouTube: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MySpace: Concern Worldwide.

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

AFP Blog

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.

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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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.

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.

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During an emergency, 41% of respondents would use social media to let their love ones know they are safe. Hope you will too.

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Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Google and Microsoft sent me mobile phones in response to my complaints about the Apple iPhone in-app donation policy. Planning for Integration First.

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.

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.

onPhilanthropy: Articles: Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering

AFP Blog

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

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

NonProfit Trends

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

Leveraging Twitter Influencers to Drive Social Good – a Success Story from Free The Kids

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. There are influencers and evangelists among all social media networks. million + Twitter followers.

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