Client Spotlight: National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

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In 2012, President Barack Obama named September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children. are expected to be diagnosed with cancer.

Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact

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million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States. Cancer is a frightening disease because it is so prevalent. The post Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. In 2021, roughly 1.9

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Colorectal Cancer Alliance Announces $3.4M in Partnership Funding to Address Health Disparities

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The Colorectal Cancer Alliance announced a trio of major gifts from corporate partners on Monday.

35 Cancer Fundraising Ideas for Research, Treatment, & Awareness

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Nonprofits working in cancer treatment, research, and awareness can get stuck holding the same fundraisers over and over. The post 35 Cancer Fundraising Ideas for Research, Treatment, & Awareness appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

Fight Colorectal Cancer: A Rebranding Tale

Judi Sohn

The organization I helped found as Colorectal Cancer Coalition in 2005 officially became Fight Colorectal Cancer on Monday, March 6, 2011. I hope it's a fun read for anyone either looking to redo their own small nonprofit brand, or who wants a deeper dive on what we did at Fight Colorectal Cancer. I couldn't be prouder of the Fight Colorectal Cancer team that we pulled this off with as little to spend as we had.

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Social Media Strategy: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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Our social media strategy for nonprofits series continues by taking a look at how the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ( www.pancan.org ) uses social media to enhance their online efforts. This organization is dedicated to advancing research, supporting patients and creating hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

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Helping Cancer Research with "Play to Cure: Genes in Space"

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Become a galactic legend and help further cancer research. Scientists at Cancer Research UK (CRUK) recently pioneered some innovative methods for expediting the quest for a cure. At first glance, Play to Cure: Genes in Space might not appear to be a game designed to aid advances in cancer research. However, it is hoped that gamers will help scientists find vital new clues in the fight against cancer. app cancer research Community gamification Program

Cancer Council SA Ambassador Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When Cancer Council SA (that’s South Australia, not South Africa) started the Ambassador Project as an experiment in revitalizing volunteerism and community fundraising , jumping in to the social media pond was not even on the agenda. Cancer Council SA is over 80 years old and is the largest and oldest cancer organisation in South Australia. We shared our stories (we cried together) and we talked about the possibility of change, real change in the fight to beat cancer.

How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer

Tech Soup Blog

We spoke with Program Director of the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO), Amber Masso, who told us about their previous fundraising methods: mass mailing, cold-calling, etc. ” Amber worked closely with Teespring’s in-house designers to come up with a thoughtful design that aligns with the mission of the ACCO: to emphasize information, advocacy, awareness, and research about child cancer.

Fight Colorectal Cancer: A Rebranding Tale

Judi Sohn

The organization I helped found as Colorectal Cancer Coalition in 2005 officially became Fight Colorectal Cancer on Monday, March 6, 2011. I hope it’s a fun read for anyone either looking to redo their own small nonprofit brand, or who wants a deeper dive on what we did at Fight Colorectal Cancer. I couldn’t be prouder of the Fight Colorectal Cancer team that we pulled this off with as little to spend as we had.

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Supporting Cancer Research with Teespring

Tech Soup Blog

Brad Egel, a decade-long fundraising resident of Chicago and cancer-awareness advocate, had no personal ties or engagement with cancer victims or survivors. As his fundraising progressed, so did his dedication to the American Cancer Society. Around 10 years ago, a friend asked if he and his wife would join in a Light The Night walk to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

The American Cancer Society Wants Your Birthday!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Now we have the American Cancer Society scaling the concept of the birthday fundraiser. It's birthday fundraising on steroids with the creation of their birthday fundraising platform and accompanying social media presence. They are encouraging people to declare their birthday to cancer (and adopt a healthy lifestyle). Over the summer, I wrote a post called " Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0: How To Address Cause Fatigue and Scaling."

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition's 2010 Congressional Butt-In

Judi Sohn

We're looking for House co-sponsors for HR 1189, a bill that will extend Medicare benefits for colorectal cancer screening and treatment to those who are low income and/or under-insured. This is modeled on a program that has been incredibly successful for breast and cervical cancer screenings. via youtube.com. Tomorrow is butt-in day! Even with health care reform, and no matter how you feel about that, we still need action. Please do me a big favor and call your Rep tomorrow.

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C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition's 2010 Congressional Butt-In

Judi Sohn

We're looking for House co-sponsors for HR 1189, a bill that will extend Medicare benefits for colorectal cancer screening and treatment to those who are low income and/or under-insured. This is modeled on a program that has been incredibly successful for breast and cervical cancer screenings. via youtube.com. Tomorrow is butt-in day! Even with health care reform, and no matter how you feel about that, we still need action. Please do me a big favor and call your Rep tomorrow.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Facebook has been a highly effective tool and is the strongest in communicating the message of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, but also allows people to connect and offer support to each other. I am a full-time employee of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and as the Social Media Manager I manage all the social networking efforts for the organization. Organization Size: Medium. Name: Allison Nassour.

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SMS Fundraising Campaign for Breast Cancer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I heard about Drew Olanoff's latest fundraising campaign, a text to give strategy on behalf of Boarding for Breast Cancer. Here's how it works: Every time someone texts “tp4bc” to 60611, the textPlus mobile address, textPlus will donate $1 to Boarding for Breast Cancer, a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation whose mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle. .

Daily DoGooder: Turn UP the Volume on Ovarian Cancer

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Change the world, one video at a time.Turn UP the Volume on Ovarian Cancer | 0:30 Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Ovarian Cancer is a serious and under-recognized threat to women’s health. It is the deadliest of the gynecologic cancers, the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S.

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth Kanter

Zawadi shared her most recent crowdfunding campaign, probably one of the most successful in Kenya, raising over $71,000 in a couple of days, to help a 24 year old brain cancer patient Emmanuel Otieno (pictured above and known as Jadudi) to get surgery in India. When Otieno learned he needed a fourth surgery for his cancer, he reached out to Zawadi Nyong’o who was also an Africa Cancer Foundation volunteer. 77% knew someone who had been diagnosed with cancer.

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Daily DoGooder: How to Create a World With Less Cancer

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Change the world, one video at a time.How to Create a World With Less Cancer | 2:31 American Cancer Society The statistics of people who succumb to cancer is daunting but change is proactive–change needs volunteers. This inspired motion graphic from the American Cancer Society is about possibilities achieved through the volition to take action. [.].

FIFA, Bogus Cancer Charities Illustrate Danger of Unchecked Finances

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A few weeks ago, a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission alleged that four cancer charities had cheated people out of $187 million while spending extravagantly and frivolously. While not many people were donating money to FIFA, a lot were generously giving to the four sham cancer groups. The post FIFA, Bogus Cancer Charities Illustrate Danger of Unchecked Finances appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Ding dong, Sepp is gone.

Research And The “C” Word(s): Cancer & Causes

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My best friend has cancer. Cancer … the biggest and scariest of all “C” words. And, as a further blow, it was believed that he had bone cancer—arguably one of the most painful kinds of cancer to endure. Amy Thayer. , PhD, recently joined Achieve and.

How the American Childhood Cancer Organization Used Crowdfunding to Raise Over $43,000!

Tech Soup Blog

Last year we shared how the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) used Teespring to exceed their fundraising goals with a few clicks of a button. We took childhood cancer statistics and had it spelled out in the shape of a gold ribbon. For this year, we’ve spelled out children’s names of kids with cancer on the entire front and back of the shirt.

How Canadian Cancer Society Increased Donations by 78% During #GivingTuesday

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One organization that’s really tapping in to the potential of #GivingTuesday to advance their mission is the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) who saw a 78% increase in donations during the week of #GivingTuesday this year, and an 85% increase in the number of donations they received! Cancer research funding is very competitive right now, but because of their strategic approach, CCS was top of mind by the time #GivingTuesday rolled around.

Cancer Research UK creates data game to find cancer cure | Charity Digital News

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Cancer Research UK creates data game to find cancer cure | Charity Digital News : Cancer Research UK has teamed with Facebook, Google, Amazon and the Citizen Science Alliance to deliver a game for smartphones which aims to involve the public in finding a cure for cancer

It’s October – It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Allegiance Group

For two of our clients whose work focuses on this type of cancer, it also signifies the relaunch of their websites. Beaconfire was thrilled to work with Living Beyond Breast Cancer and the National Breast Cancer Coalition to redesign and launch their important new sites in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

Storing Up Support for Kids with Cancer: ACCO's Shopify Store Experience

Tech Soup Blog

We recently shared how the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) used Teespring to raise over $43,000 through Teespring campaigns. When asked about ACCO's Shopify experience, Liz Dicus, administrative coordinator at ACCO, said: "We produce our materials to give them away to families in need, so the store is less about revenue and more about giving people other than childhood cancer families a chance to get our materials if they would like.

Teenage Cancer Trust fundraiser Stephen hits back at Twitter attacks

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Teenage Cancer Trust fundraiser Stephen hits back at Twitter attacks : Bowel cancer patient 19-year-old Stephen Sutton, who has raised 3.2m for the Teenage Cancer Trust, has been moved to respond to tweets from donors complaining they have been “duped”, as he recovers enough to be able to leave hospital. So you know, I still have my cancer and it''s still incurable, if that makes you feel less ''duped'' x

A New Kind of Society for the American Cancer Society | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The sheer size of the newly created “High Plains Division” – with its more than 600 staffers – brought great reach and potentially the sharing of talent and resources toward the ACS’ ultimate mission: eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Tagged: American Cancer Society , Small World Labs How relevant was this post to you? (No

31 Reasons to Pay Attention during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Most of us think that regular breast self-exams are a no-brainer, but the evidence actually shows that breast self-exam does not save lives or detect breast cancer at an earlier stage. This myth, along with 30 other myths and truths about breast cancer, will be highlighted throughout the month of October by the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC). Myth #1: Monthly breast self-exams save lives.

U.K. cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca

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cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca : TORONTO – A British teen who raised over $5.86 At the age of 15, Stephen Sutton was diagnosed with bowel cancer and was told two years later by his doctors that his cancer was incurable. million (CDN) for charity and inspired people around the world has passed away, his family has announced.

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Offseason Planning for Revenue Growth: Tips from Maine Cancer Foundation

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During the last few weeks in this Event Fundraising blog, we have been … Emerging Events Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising challenge events event fundraising event fundraising tips Friends Asking Friends fundraising events Non-Profit nonprofit Peer to Peer Fundraising team fundraising

Judi Sohn of the Colorectal Cancer Coalition: Blogging for Cancer Advocacy

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Judi Sohn, Director of Operations and Communications, for the Colorectal Cancer Coalition. The second thing she did after hiring an attorney to get the organization's tax-exempt status was to hire a well-known cancer blogger for her organization. "We need to draw attention to colon cancer. So we are working hard to connect with as many people who are affected by colorectal cancer as we can.

Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

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Susan is a grandmother, a cancer survivor and the major ingredient that differentiates organizations that truly make change from those that just make a lot of digital noise. At the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) , the advocacy affiliate to the American Cancer Society , we have a volunteer like Susan in every congressional district. Earlier this year, ACS CAN launched a major campaign around increasing federal funding for cancer research.

Case Study in Free Agent Fundraising @AbolishCancer

Amy Sample Ward

In Darah’s words: I basically started the site in November as a combination of social media interests and helping others in their fight vs cancer. I thought that the Twitter feed @abolishcancer, which is the entire org, except for the blog, would be strictly focused on developing a following that had one thing in common- to fight cancer. Originally we recommended that all the donations from the sponsorships would go towards American Cancer Society.

nfp 2.0 » Bertie, Blogs and Breast Cancer Care

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whitewater widgets yak shack December 11th, 2006 Bertie, Blogs and Breast Cancer Care I recently conducted an email interview with Bertie Bosrédon , Head of New Media at Breast Cancer Care. Six months before I joined [in April 2006], the web team at Breast Cancer Care comprised two members of staff. Admittedly, the New Media department at Breast Cancer Care maybe unusual in our sector. At Breast Cancer Care, we also have an very active discussion forum.

Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results

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american cancer society American Heart Association Care community Community operation smile small world labs united national foundation Web Sites websites Communications Fundraising Michael Wilson. CEO & Founder. Small World Labs. These five examples of nonprofit communities show the diversity of options and ideas for engaging people around a mission. Creating an online community to mobilize your supporters and further your nonprofit''s mission might seem like a big task. What to do?

MicroPhilanthropy on Twitter: Follow @mrsrosey and she will donate $ to Breast Cancer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I couldn't sleep and was up early and Maria Thurrell and Tori Tucan told me about this micro-philanthropy ( #5 on Lucy Bernholz's buzzword list ) on Twitter to support Breast Cancer. The idea is the Twitter version of " Click for Breast Cancer " As of Friday, December 12th in the morning, she had 170 followers.

Facebook, Amazon and Google All Help Charity Create Cancer-Busting Mobile Game | Fast Company

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Facebook, Amazon and Google All Help Charity Create Cancer-Busting Mobile Game | Fast Company : Programmers and engineers from some of the biggest tech companies are teaming up with a cancer charity in the UK to create a mobile game that will aid research into the disease.

Austin non-profit offers free yoga for cancer survivors

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But, instead, I would like to take this opportunity to highlight an Austin-area organization that is making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer. I was recently introduced to an organization that offers free yoga classes for cancer survivors, in an effort to increase the healing process for those who have battled the disease. The Austin chapter, headed by Holly Krenek, is working with Sundara Yoga to offer unlimited free classes to cancer survivors.

CRUK to launch mobile game to help scientists find cure for cancer

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CRUK to launch mobile game to help scientists find cure for cancer : Cancer Research UK will launch a free mobile game this autumn that will speed up the analysis of gene data, by getting the public to help as they play. In March, 55 ‘hackers’ (computer programmers, gamers, graphic designers), along with Google, Facebook and Amazon attended Cancer Research UK''s (CRUK) GameJam event to brainstorm different ways to turn the charity’s gene data into a mobile game

Online cancer-fighting inititive sets Guinness record | Webware - CNET

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Online cancer-fighting inititive sets Guinness record | Webware - CNET: "BeatCancer, a charitable campaign that launched at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo, started making its way around the social Web last week. The goal was to set a new Guinness World Record for the most social mentions in a 24-hour period while raising cash for cancer organizations.

Social Change Apps on Facebook to Support Breast Cancer, Environment, and Aids

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But if you look at the Campaign for Breast Cancer Research cause on Facebook, the largest one - it has over 3 million members. If all of them installed the application once, that would earn $60,000 for Breast Cancer Research. I'm sure there are careful matching - for example, no cigarette ads linked to the breast cancer research.

An Interview David J. Neff about American Cancer Society's Sharing Hope Project

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Neff is the Director of Web, Film and Interactive Strategy for the American Cancer Society. He has been with the American Cancer Society for seven years since he graduated from college. is the place for people to share their stories around cancer. In the American Cancer Society we have a group called the Futuring and Innovations Center. Skip, David's dog.