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Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti


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. The organization found Jacky''s maternal aunt and after four long years Jacky was reunited with his mother. There is hope.

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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.

Crowdsourced data is not a substitute for real statistics

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Patrick Ball, Jeff Klingner, and Kristian Lum After the earthquake in Haiti, Ushahidi organized a centralized text messaging system to allow people to inform others about people trapped under damaged buildings and other humanitarian crises. statistics Haiti crowdsourcing texting Ushahidi correlation human rights SMS

PQMD: Medical Surplus Recovery Organization Planning


MSROs from across the country will join PQMD , the U.S. It''s the way good works get done well. Dr. W.

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. Nonprofit organizations responded to the disaster and so did their supporters.

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.

More on Using Crowdsourced Data to Find Big Picture Patterns (Take 3)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The people who are in most need of information about humanitarian disasters are the organized responders. Civil authorities, humanitarian organizations, military units with a humanitarian mission, all hopefully have well-trained and experienced professionals in positions to make these critically important decisions. Success! Failure!

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.

7 Tips to Help Your Organization Make the Biggest Difference for the Haiti Relief Efforts

Connection Cafe

The past 36 hours have been crucial for disaster relief organizations across the world as they reach out to supporters requesting donations, volunteers and general support for the efforts to help Haitians in need. Hijack your homepage to make Haiti the focus if it is a significant fundraising effort. Author: Molly Brooksbank.

Haiti mobile giving may spark surge in overall SMS contributions

AFP Blog

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 -

AFP Blog

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.

Hot Off The Presses: Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study

Connection Cafe

Overall, 79 percent of organizations included in the report raised more in 2010 than 2009, while 21 percent saw declines in their online fundraising. What about Haiti relief? Giving around Haiti relief efforts accounted for approximately 20 percent (or $250 million) of the $1.3 Author: Jill Ward. percent in 2009.

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

AFP Blog

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.

Keeping Your Balance While Helping Haiti

Have Fun - Do Good

Eventually, Haiti will be out of the 24-hour news cycle, but its people will still need support. Look at your budget.

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). 

Making the most impact for Haiti relief: Avoiding Fundraising Fraud during Crisis

Connection Cafe

In the past 8 days, the surge of generosity for Haiti relief has been amazing. In less than a week, nonprofits using Convio systems have raised over $100 million through email appeals, websites and social media outreach and many other organizations are raising record amounts. Author: Jordan Viator. Doubtful.

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.

Social Media: A Bubble About to Burst


Do they feel that one day Twitter and Facebook are going to bring in the big bucks and build a huge base of activists that will come to your organization’s rescue when you need their help the most? Perhaps around passing one of the most important legislative bills in your organization’s history?

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.

Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without


With that type of growth you’d be silly not to spend time focusing on improving your organizations online fundraising program.

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 organizations deluged with donations over this last while, this could mean more aid going to those on the ground. read more.

Online Giving Potential: How to Bounce Back From Months of Decreased Fundraising


No matter how well an organization is doing with its online fundraising, it will eventually hit plateaus and declines. Ask Carefully.

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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. for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group. Facebook: Partners In Health. YouTube: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake


2009 proved to be another important year for online giving by nonprofit organizations. Haiti Earthquake and Online Giving.

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.

Helping Haiti: Places to Donate, Creative Fundraising Ideas, and Being a Smart Donor

Have Fun - Do Good

on What Gives Our Prayers and Thoughts are with the People of Haiti on the Boho Magazine blog Help For Haiti Earthquake Aftermath.

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?

American College of Preventive Medicine’s Annual Conference

Amy Sample Ward

This session explores some of the ways individuals and organizations have used social media in crisis situations, like the earthquake in Haiti, and how various tools and platforms have developed to match the specific needs of rescue or service efforts. Date : February 19th, 2011. Location : San Antonio, TX. Blog post. Slides.

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.

7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors


The only vertical experiencing a decline from 2010 to 2011 was International Affairs organizations. Download the report now!  . Search engines?

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making Philanthropy a Lifestyle, 365.

ASU Lodestar Center

At this point in my life, I only give money to one nonprofit organization, and I do that through automatic monthly payments, with little thought at all to the whole process. What if I decided that, every single day, Id devote a little bit of time and a little bit of a care to a different nonprofit organization? Im a grad student!

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The Extraordinaries and Ushahidi Using Technology to Help in Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

In a time of tragedy, it's comforting to see organizations using technology to deepen their ability to help those in need. 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 is a great idea. read more.

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti


Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. These preliminary efforts paid off.

Fab Lab Sets Its Sights on Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

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Medical Surplus Recovery Organizations Are Helping To Take the Bite Out Of Malaria. To draw more attention to World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) and their partners are sharing their vision of a world in which mosquito bites are no longer fatal. To find out how you can help eliminate malaria visit [link].

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How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers


How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know! Additional Findings. Conclusions. philanthropy

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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.