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

Connection Cafe

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!

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Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.

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Have you been touched by cancer in your community, family, circle of friends? cancer where it hurts. Sock Monkeys Against Cancer”, a gang of monkeys that provides tangible support to those with cancer, reminding them no one fights it alone. cancer.

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

Connection Cafe

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. Ordinary Americans not formally affiliated with any organization or cause are rising up to make their voices heard.

2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

Turning Pain into Gain for a Cause

Connection Cafe

Their sister had breast cancer, the child of a friend is in remission for leukemia. The runner or walker or biker becomes a means to the end of raising the profile and funding for that cause. The individual is their cause.

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2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online fundraising campaigns around cause awareness days is good strategy. 4: World Cancer Day — #WorldCancerDay.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. 4: World Cancer Day — #WorldCancerDay. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness Days

The American Cancer Society Wants Your Birthday!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the summer, I wrote a post called " Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0: How To Address Cause Fatigue and Scaling." They are encouraging people to declare their birthday to cancer (and adopt a healthy lifestyle). How To Address Cause Fatigue and Scaling."

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2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. 4: World Cancer Day — #WorldCancerDay.

How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

Pushing a more socialized agenda by allowing for greater user participation is doing wonders for cause promotion, in particular. How To Promote Your Cause By Establishing A Brand. Update often, and with plenty of detail to show the impact or the need for the cause.

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How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer

Tech Soup Blog

One of TechSoup's members just finished up an extremely successful crowdfunded apparel campaign, raising nearly $7,000 for their cause! Amber was excited to find Teespring , which allows supporters to donate to a cause and receive a comfy tee in return.

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.

Choosing the Perfect Cause for Your Business Giving

Connection Cafe

Is cancer more important than homelessness, child abuse a higher priority than infant mortality? They have connections to people, places and causes that develop naturally. Let’s face it, deciding how your business should give can be hard.

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Mark Your Calendars! 2015 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social network communities are highly responsive to giving and promoting your nonprofit on cause awareness days provided that your nonprofit prepares at least one month in advance. 4: World Cancer Day — #WorldCancerDay.

Stand Up 2 Cancer Rises for SXSW

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Now at South by Southwest (SXSW) through March 26th, Stand Up To Cancer is battling it out in the first ever Social Media Smackdown for charity to raise as much money as possible online for their cause, which aims to attack cancer once and for all by pushing promising scientific breakthroughs to the finish. Tags: SXSW Info Tech Social Software Smackdown Stand Up 2 Cancer

Happy Birthday to Me (and my Cause)

Connection Cafe

So using Causes , a Facebook app for micro-fundraising, I donated my birthday to a great cancer fighting organization. I’ve only recently gotten involved with this organization and it was my first time to uses Causes; so all around, a very new experience for me. Here’s what I learned from my maiden voyage with Causes: Some organizations are easier to find than others. Causes uses the address in your Guidestar profile to tell it where to send the check.

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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.

nfp 2.0 » Bertie, Blogs and Breast Cancer Care

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Ed Schipul Grew A Mustache (and beard) For His Cause: Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center!

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Flickr Photo from DenneyTerrio. Ed Schipul is a colleague from the NetSquared Community that I have had the pleasure of knowing for two years now. I have the honor of joining his SWSX Panel in March about nonprofits, social media, and social good.

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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.

Annual Calendar of Social Good and Cause Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online communications and fundraising campaigns around annual social good and cause campaign events is good strategy. is going to attempt to create a master calendar of annual social good and cause campaigns and I need your help. 4: World Cancer Day || #WorldCancerDay.

National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT Has Doubled Quit Rates Among Teens

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The National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT smoking cessation campaign has more than doubled quit rates among teens, according to a recent article in Politico.

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Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Komen Foundation , a leading breast cancer charity, pulled hundreds of thousands of dollars in breast cancer screening funds from Planned Parenthood. Each year millions of women are screened for breast cancer at Planned Parenthood, and Susan G.

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Lights.Camera.Help. - Films for a cause find their festival

Connection Cafe

Through this event, films and videos with a cause directly related to a nonprofit or grass roots organization will be subject to a rigorous criteria by a panel of judges.

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Putting on the Full-Court Press: How Releases Can Help Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

Know of a 6-year-old who overcame cancer and trained for several months for your fun run? The post Putting on the Full-Court Press: How Releases Can Help Your Cause appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Breaking news: press releases are a gold mine.

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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. We produce and distribute informational materials for free for families with children with cancer, so a lot of what we do is give things away.

Corporate Altruism: The Blurring of the Lines Between CSR and Cause Marketing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our research started several months ago with a literature search, is focused on best practices in incorporating a social media strategy into CSR and Cause Marketing programs. Corporate Altruism: The Blurring of the Lines Between CSR and Cause Marketing by Kami Watson Huyse and Beth Kanter.

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Case Study in Free Agent Fundraising @AbolishCancer

Amy Sample Ward

Is you’re organization looking to support free agent fundraisers and the changemakers who are passionate about your cause, want to support your work, but do it their way? 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. The end result would be more followers for us, great PR for the sponsor (and a good deed) and $ and awareness through tweet to the cancer charity.

Effective Fundraising with Facebook Causes

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Susan Gordon, Causes. We developed Causes because we know what it takes to be an activist and we know how much social networking can revolutionize grassroots organizing. Since we launched in May 2007, 60 million people have started using Causes and over 250,000 causes have been created about every topic from halting global warming to supporting arts education. So, Michelle started a cause. Then, she grew her cause, The Race to End Cancer, to 5.4

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

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dank Apps (creators of the popular Lotto app ) has launched a new series of Social Change applications that allow Facebook users to raise money for a cause through advertising revenue. 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. Will they go on to become a supporter of the cause?

The Daily Bruin - Philanthropic causes capitalize on Facebook’s resources, users’ contributions

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The Daily Bruin - Philanthropic causes capitalize on Facebook’s resources, users’ contributions: "Marathons for breast cancer research are successful largely because they often encourage donations from friends of the participant who might not have otherwise contributed, and now this same connection between friends is being used to encourage donations over the Internet.

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Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits

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I’ve blogged about how a few nonprofits are using them , and how the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network was seeing real results , but it feels like there is a new energy around using them. Cause Marketing Mobile

Guest Post by Amanda Rose: Reflections on Cause Fatigue

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I invited her to share her thoughts about cause fatigue and scaling as she launches the Twestival Local. Cause fatigue is something I think about daily; particularly going into our second Twestival this September. I didn’t feel like the Twitter community could handle another cause infused global campaign on the scale of Twestival so soon. For me, Twestival is more than just about events in cities raising money for a cause.

The Future of Fundraising: Live Interactive Chat Recap

Tech Soup Blog

The discussion featured guest speakers Jen Burton , community director at Causes ; Tom Dawkins , co-founder of StartSomeGood ; and Miles Orkin , national director for mobile and web at the American Cancer Society.

Donate $5 (the cost of Frozen Peas) To Support Breast Cancer Research and Susan Reynolds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is authentic social media - people engaged in a conversation, friendships, creativity, and giving to a cause. Photo by Pistachio. Last night I couldn't sleep and followed the trail of links that Pistachio or rather PEAstachio left in a comment on the post about nonprofits and twitter.

Leah Jones Is Taking A 3-Day Journey To Fight Breast Cancer and Social Actions Can Help You Find Other Related Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last December, Susan Reynolds , an artist and social media maven, was diagnosed with Breast cancer. The pioneering efforts of the Frozen Pea Fund continue to inspire other women to fight against breast cancer. While breast cancer doesn???t Photo by Leah Jones.

HOW TO: Use Twitter Lists to Promote Nonprofits and Causes You Care About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter’s new Lists are a great way to organize your followers, and with a little intention and a dose of good will, Twitter Lists can also be used to promote your favorite nonprofits and the causes you care about. 4) Create Causes Lists. Breast Cancer Research. Create Twitter Lists for causes that are important to you and then add nonprofits and activists that are working on that cause.

Keep A Breast: Creative Fundraising for a Cause

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The Keep A Breast Foundation is a nonprofit organization that creates plaster casts of women's breasts which are customized by fine artists and auctioned off to raise money for breast cancer. breast cancer fundraiser art

Observations and Reflections on #TakeBackThePink

Amy Sample Ward

Breast Cancer has impacted my family, like many others, and I grew up participating in Komen’s Race for the Cure in Portland every year with my mom. campaigns case studies allison fine beth kanter campaign case study causes facebook komen lessons learned takebackthepink twitter

NetCentric Advocacy: Fighting Cancer One Cup at A Time: AlexsLemonade Continutes to Distribute Lemonade Organizing Tools via The Net to Fight Cancer

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Now is the "Network Society": Networks and Globalization Paper by Jim Davis | Main | Guerillas in the List: Network-Centric Advocacy in Grist » June 02, 2005 Fighting Cancer One Cup at A Time: AlexsLemonade Continutes to Distribute Lemonade Organizing Tools via The Net to Fight Cancer This is still one of my favorite sites on the web.

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