11 Holiday Gift Programs that Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Below are 11 great holiday gift programs that benefit nonprofits and make the world a better place: 1. Jude’s Children’s Hospital: Get into the holiday spirit with ornaments, decorations and other gifts that inspire hope and help fight childhood cancer. From ornaments to stamps to wildlife adoption, the Defenders Marketplace is a good place to start your holiday shopping. ShopKomen.com: Purchase with a purpose to help end breast cancer forever.

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

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Slaying Childhood Cancer: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Told from the perspective of her father, this video is a story of childhood cancer hero Jordan Vincent – named the Cancer Slayer. Don’t wait until the end of the video to show the Donation Card – strategically place it at the 30-second or 1-minute mark, wherever you find you get the biggest drop off in viewership.

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48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

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Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Help create a safer world for wildlife, protect amazing places, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature by purchasing a gift from WWF’s Gift Center. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019.

Going Virtual is Not Enough: Reimagining Traditional P2P Walks for Fall 2020 and Beyond

Connection Cafe

Canadian Cancer Society’s Neon Night for Childhood Cancer: Neon Night for Childhood Cancer is a non-competitive fun run/walk that takes place at night.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

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It’s a place that provides educational and recreational services for autistic kids and also some adults. Places like ACA are pretty important. Childhood Cancer Support in Canada. Finally, I liked the story of Candlelighters' Childhood Cancer Support Program in Ottawa, Canada. In this project, the Candlelighters CyberKids program provides young cancer patients with a laptop with Microsoft Windows and Office.

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48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Help create a safer world for wildlife, protect amazing places, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature by purchasing a gift from WWF’s Gift Center. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019.

Escaping the Stigma: What Nonprofits Need to Help Donors Understand

NonProfit Hub

” I love when he rationalizes how we allow people to make millions off of selling violent video games to kids—but try to make a million curing childhood cancer and we’re parasites. We need to get to a place where we’re so good at running our nonprofits, donors trust that when they give to us, we’re going to move the needle on the cause they care about.

Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

The top 100 vote getters got $25K each, then competed for the $1 million grand prize, with 2nd-6th place getting $100K each. How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? Supporting nonprofit organizations that are working to make the world a better place isn't a Miss America contest.

How can nonprofits leverage digital technology to increase giving?

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For example, a nonprofit raising funds for childhood cancer research may see that the majority of its donors are mothers under 40 years old. This branding helps donors recognize they are in the right place.

Tap Into Millennial Potential by Creating a Stellar Website

NonProfit Hub

Plain and simple—they’re a foundation that raises money for childhood cancer research, “because research saves lives.” Without reading more than 10 words and a conjunction you see that they bring people together in the name of defeating cancer. Millennials are dedicated to making a difference, so we find the insight is not that we need to try to get them to donate or volunteer in the first place, but to choose your organization as their go-to when they decide to do so.

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Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

The top 100 vote getters got $25K each, then competed for the $1 million grand prize, with 2nd-6th place getting $100K each. How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? Supporting nonprofit organizations that are working to make the world a better place isn't a Miss America contest.

Relationships and Engagement Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Breast Cancer awareness month (October) is just around the corner! And here's another clever online fundraising strategy for breast cancer. If you go to Purina Cat Chow's web site & take a test on your knowledge of breast cancer they will donate $1. Komen Foundation to support breast cancer research. What's the connection between cats and breast cancer? Cancer is a disease that doesn't care how young you are -- as Matthew Zachary will certainly tell you).

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

Beth Kanter

This year’s festival takes place on Monday, June 18. Before Zamzee, their game Remission, which was designed to help boost treatment adherence in pediatric cancer patients, was distributed for free to hospitals. Because childhood obesity is a much more widespread problem than pediatric cancer, “we realized that philanthropic dollars alone would really not allow us to reach nearly as many kids as might benefit from this,” Tate explains.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) is currently selling a t-shirt with the names of 3,400 children and teens who have fought or are still fighting childhood cancer. Kickstarter is a perfect place for nonprofits to appeal to small-time donors. Kickstarter also gives nonprofits a place to go when they’ve come to a dead end. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr. Note from Beth: I hope you are enjoying summer break as much as I am!

Be a Creative Superhero. Save the World.

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Our well-designed calls to action may look unassuming but they can mean the difference between life and death for causes like breast cancer, disaster relief & childhood hunger. A decent designer can smell bullshit a mile away but a true superhero won’t let garbage stink up the joint in the first place. Note: this post was originally published on Hufffington Post. I have a confession to make. I’m a total pain in the ass. Like, professionally.

I'm speaking at SXSW or rather reciting a poem!

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The panelists or poets include Danielle Brigida (NWF), Wendy Harman (Red Cross), David Neff (American Cancer Society) and Carie Lewis , Humane Society of the US. I'm blogging this for two reasons - so I have it in one place and so if you want to meet you'll know where to find me. Mashable Party Monday, March 16, 9:30pm-12:30am Six Lounge, 117 W 4th, Austin, TX 7870 There will also be an effort to help raise awareness of childhood hunger issue during SXSW, so stay tuned.

How Can We Make Charitable Giving A Year-Round Habit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another option, is to sponsor a woman who wants to make a better life some place in the world. But in many places around the world, children can't attend school because there isn't a school building, teachers, or supplies. Or, consider making a contribution to an organization like Share Our Strength that is working to end childhood hunger. October is also breast cancer awareness month, so why not make a donation ?