Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

EveryAction

Over the 30 years of our organization, we’ve sent over 25 million dollars in direct aid consisting of food, medical supplies, books, and toys to Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5. The organization sent medical aid specifically cancer medication to Iraq until 2005 when the U.S

50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

American Cancer Society :: @ AmericanCancer. Coalition for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans :: @ CIAV. The 50 nonprofits listed below are tackling some of the most important economic, social and political issues of our time. They are active in our communities, in our schools, and have valuable knowledge and experience that our nation’s elected officials could learn from and be inspired by, and yet very few U.S. politicians follow any nonprofits on Twitter.

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50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C). Because the best way to beat cancer is to fight it. Because all children – insured or not – deserve the right to fight dying from cancer. American Diabetes Association. Because 1 in 12 Americans have diabetes. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Americans for the Arts.

50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C). Because the best way to beat cancer is to fight it. Because all children – insured or not – deserve the right to fight dying from cancer. View Larger. In the spirit of gratitude and giving and in celebration of the American holiday of Thanksgiving , below is a list of 50 nonprofits that serve American society.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

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Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating! You can support NTEN in Giving Tuesday and join Beth Kanter for a live discussion of collective philanthropy - get the details here. Check out the 124 NTEN Members participating in Giving Tuesday below.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

With a few minutes to spare, I grabbed some lunch while discussing the best way to help one of the YGLs get expansion funding for her cool product that could fight cervical cancer nonsurgically. My mentee, Musa, talked about his efforts to help communities in Iraq, including getting blind schools what they needed in terms of equipment (something I’m planning on helping him with), and ended with a rap.

Change.org is Hiring Bloggers for Social Action Blog Network

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Hey all you do-good bloggers! Ben Rattray of Change.org wanted me to let you know that they are hiring bloggers. Positions are part-time, paid and start in June. To apply, go to [link]. I've pasted the blurb below: Hiring Bloggers for Change.org! Want to blog on an issue you are passionate about for an audience of hundreds of thousands of activists and nonprofit leaders? Want to create the premier online space for your issue and become a leading voice for social action?

Self-Censorship for Museum Professionals

Museum 2.0

cancer, stroke, heart attacks) Animal testing Hate crimes Pedophilia Other countries, not ours, are to blame for this problem. There are lots of things visitors can’t do in museums. But what about the things that museum professionals can’t (or feel they can’t) do? This week at the ASTC conference, Kathy McLean, Tom Rockwell, Eric Siegel and I presented a session called “You Can’t Do That in Museums!”

Balancing People, Profit & Planet: An Interview with Reem Rahim of Numi Tea

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For a long time, in my family, we had discussed importing a dry desert line called "Numi", in Arabic, that we drank as kids in our native Iraq. Reem: Well, I think the best thing, the most rewarding part of doing what we do, is the people that call us and email us to tell us how we made their day, how their mother who has cancer is drinking the tea and feels much better. Reem Rahim is the Co-founder and Vice President of Marketing of the Oakland-based green business Numi Tea.

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