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 million (CDN) for charity and inspired people around the world has passed away, his family has announced. 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.

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

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million raised, a 63% increase in total donations over 2013 according to the Case Foundation. 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.

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Crazy Fundraising Events To Raise Money For Charity

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There is nothing like surfing the net for amazing and crazy stories of how people have raised money for charity to actually cheer the soul. Who knows, it may even inspire you to do something crazy to raise money for a charity yourself!

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

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Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2 Dan Pallotta would go on to invent the multi-day charitable event industry with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer 3-Days.

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money. Within a multi-channel approach, Facebook Live can become a powerful way to raise more money online.

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

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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. Since then ACCO has continued to be wildly successful through a total of 7 Teespring campaigns, raising over $27,000!

The American Cancer Society Wants Your Birthday!

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Over the summer, I wrote a post called " Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0: How To Address Cause Fatigue and Scaling." charity:water was one of the first to create it's own social network for fundraising. Over the summer, I wrote a post called "Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0:

Right now in digital charity

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Yesterday I went along to the Mobile and Digital Conference in London , organised by Fundraising magazine, to hear first-hand about how, in a fast-changing world, charities are using social, mobile and digital media to reach new audiences and raise more money. As Twestival founder Amanda Rose told us, $264,000 wasn't raised in one day by them on Twitter. Don't measure success of mobile Apps just by the £s raised. So what can charities do to embrace the future?

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. The winning team’s charity will receive an additional donation from PayPal, thus the need to smack down the other celeb teams and be the ultimate winner.

Infographic: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events Raise the Most Money

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In fundraising, did you know that the more you ask people to suffer, the more money you will raise? For example, each walker in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer must commit to raising a minimum of $1800. Returning participants typically raise more money then new participants.

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Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

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So, now we are seeing an emerging practice that for lack of a better phrase, I’m calling “Charity Jacking.” Charity Jacking goes one step beyond “Social Media Meme Morphing.” Phase 1: Personal Challenges with Cold Water to Raise Money.

Social network updates a friend to charities

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Social network updates a friend to charities: "Got a tweet to spare? It could help the charity of your choice.A week ago, a record number of status updates on Twitter and Facebook using the phrase '#BeatCancer' helped raise $70,000 for four non-profit cancer organizations". NPtech NPTwitterFundraising

NJ Spotlight | Giving Site Makes It Easier to Volunteer for Health Charities

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NJ Spotlight | Giving Site Makes It Easier to Volunteer for Health Charities : This nationwide philanthropic organization is likened to United Way, because Community Health Charities (CHC) raises money from employees during annual workplace campaigns. The money CHC raises -- about $65 million last year, including $1.3 million in New Jersey -- goes exclusively to charities devoted to health, disease prevention and research.

nfp 2.0 » Bertie, Blogs and Breast Cancer Care

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. 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.

Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration

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So, it is no small wonder that social media has also become an invaluable tool for charity. YouTube is actually one of the most powerful and often overlooked of these, which can be leveraged to help marketers, fundraisers and charity organisations achieve stunning success and here is how.

$41.8 Million Raised So Far for ALS| Maybe Slactivism Isn’t Such a Bad Thing After All.

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If you asked the same group if they’d heard of cancer, I’m willing to bet they’d all say yes. I’m also willing to bet that those same people either know a cancer survivor or someone who lost the fight. My point here isn’t to devalue cancer awareness, but to show that more awareness is needed for diseases like ALS. Many often wonder how can we raise money from Facebook. My thought has always been that you don’t raise money through Facebook.

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13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

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You can use hashtags to monitor charity and non-profit news, find new people to connect to and participate in related events without ever leaving your office. Major Nonprofit and Charity Hashtags to Follow. Charity Events and Chats on Twitter: 8.

Charities Cry Foul on Chase Facebook Charitable Giving Contest

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The Chase Community Giving contest on Facebook is one of the biggest online contests thus far, open to more than 500,000 charities. As of this writing, 1,027,398 people joined Chase’s fan page to cast votes for their favorite charities.

Case Study in Free Agent Fundraising @AbolishCancer

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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. The sponsor would be committed to pay the charity at the conclusion of the day.

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

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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. For every new user install on a Social Change application, Dank Apps Inc will donate 2 cents to the charity. But if you look at the Campaign for Breast Cancer Research cause on Facebook, the largest one - it has over 3 million members.

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

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The fundraiser is where group of volunteers grew mustaches and asked their friends to support the charity, the Texas Children's Hospital Center. He just emailed me to let me know that the groups raised was able to raise $7805.25 Flickr Photo from DenneyTerrio.

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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge : Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.

6 Link Building Methods for Nonprofits and Charities

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This blog post is for nonprofit organizations and charities that are looking to increase their online exposure (without spending loads of money) so they can receive more volunteers, donations, attention etc. Provoking thought and invoking emotion contributes to link earning, but you can take it one step further and give people inclusion into an exciting event like fundraising, raising awareness, or a contest. posted by Melanie Nathan SEO & Link Earning Strategist Top Draw.

nfp 2.0 » The Best use of Google Maps, full stop

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. Way back in the 1930s for example, the Society was one of the first charities in the UK to screen fundraising films in cinemas.

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How Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day

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You spend hours volunteering your time, try to raise awareness and give financially where you can. A giving day is a special day designated to generate publicity, find supporters and raise money for your charity. There’s a cause near and dear to your heart.

What Are Your Best Tips for Organizing or Facilitating a Charity 2.0 Event?

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Flickr Photo by DaveFishernc Charity Balls, Dinner Dances, Black Tie Charity Events, and other parties where people donate money to a charity to have fun together are nothing new. As Millennials start to come into their own, we're seeing Charity 2.0 Charity Ball 2.0

Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising - Social Media - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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One problem: The charity for which the money was raised, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, didn’t want it.

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What is the distinction between social media for charity and social good/systemic change?

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This is yet another indication of the growing interest in the charity sector at SXSWi. Some people in the room were frustrated because the discussion focused on social media for charity and did not include social media for social change.

Fundraising via Facebook

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Fundraising via Facebook : "Six charities have joined the Commonwealth Bank in a facebook fund raising campaign – to be launched today – Community Seeds, where all you need to do is 'like' one of the selected organisations and the bank will donate $1 to that charity for each vote.

The Many Ways to Say I Love You With A Donation To A Charity

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What about making a donation to a charity in honor the special someone in your life. Give a Virtual Gift on Facebook and Support Breast Cancer (or another charity) : Thinking about sending a virtual gift, maybe a teddy bear, flowers, hearts, or whatever?

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.

The Future of Fundraising: Live Interactive Chat Recap

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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.

nfp 2.0 » Charities: Are you cool or old school?

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack February 6th, 2007 Charities: Are you cool or old school? With which image do you most associate your charity?

Target Facebook Challenge: Ten Large Charities Compete for Votes To Divide the $3 Million Pot

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It's called Bullseye Gives, a special Facebook page inviting folks to decide how they should allocate $3 million among ten large institutional charities, including: Parent Teacher Association Feeding America The Salvation Army American Red Cross National Parks Foundation Breast Cancer Research Foundation St. Charity SmackDown had teams of celebrities paired with corporate sponsors to raise money for nine different charities.

nfp 2.0 » Save the Children offers yak a Second Life

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. The Yak Shack concept was created by Ogilvy Advertising and works well as an extension of the charity’s “Wish List&# virtual gift catalogue.

The NPR Bump for SharingHope.TV

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In the meantime here is an excerpt of the article on online giving and sharing from non-profits: Technology can be a powerful tool in raising money for charities and nonprofits, especially during the holidays. From the nonprofits’ point of view, in order to convey the organization’s passion for a cause, charities like the American Cancer Society are posting peoples’ stories through photos and videos. NPR Fund Raising & NPOs

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Note: most charities will be dragged kicking and screaming down this road.

Hidden TechSoup Product Donation Gems for Faith-Based Organizations

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Teespring is a unique service that lets you crowdfund using customized T-shirts and hoodies to raise money for your cause. You can see how this works at the case study: How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer. See how charities are using it here.

I am speaking at NTEN

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A panel discussing the successful Social Network fundraising done by the American Cancer Society and several other non profit organizations with a special bonus of how to get people off their computers and to your real world events. Covering such fundraisers as the the Frozen Pea Fund, Twestival for Charity Water and more, including the Austin Blood Drive Tweetup and the Hunger Bytes Tweetup with Tyson Foods.

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How Independent Fundraising Momentum is Reshaping Traditional P2P

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Dozens of crowdfunding platforms make it increasingly easier for people to raise money for any cause, from cancer research to disaster relief, often quite independent of direction from any charity. He raised over $760,000 by appealing to his worldwide following.

nfp 2.0 » Two Minute Silence Podcast

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. The charity seems keen to shift the public’s perception of its work and encourage understanding of its all year round relevance.

nfp 2.0 » For Art’s sake… Buy a Brushstroke

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lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. The Art Fund charity has added a further £500,000. The BBC reports that a public appeal launched last month must raise the remaining £2.4m

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Turning Pain into Gain for a Cause

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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.

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