Four Diamonds Co-Founder Charles Millard Dies at 93

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News/Stats/Studies Public Relations Battling childhood cancer Cancer charles millard Childhood cancer Four Diamonds Penn state ThonCharles Millard, the co-founder of Four Diamonds, passed away at the age of 93 on Nov. 4 in Washington state.

How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology

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Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

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The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup, are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field. In partnership with these organizations, TechSoup will be hosting a series of webinars about technology and innovation for early childhood literacy organizations and researchers.

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. We took childhood cancer statistics and had it spelled out in the shape of a gold ribbon. Since then ACCO has continued to be wildly successful through a total of 7 Teespring campaigns, raising over $27,000! But they aren’t done: they continue to launch new successful campaigns.

Why Work on Childhood Obesity?

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There are lots of resons that I like working on childhood obesity. She looked into the room and of activists working on health and childhood obesity and pulled from a lifetime of experience to tell us "we are all at the bedside." None of them seemed linked to the pure data that explains the problem.(obesity obesity rate widget) Data is compelling. The control of the widget helps make you think about the issues behind the data.

Technology, Gender Roles, and Early Childhood Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click here to download video. My daughter is 4 and in her pre-school is a computer. I've been lingering a little at drop off to observe how she interacts with her peers at the computer. It struck me how gender inequities start an early age. I thought that with some intervention we might avoid some problems for my daughter down the road should she wish to pursue technology. Technorati Tags: nptech , net2 , webjustice2.0 , blogher

Map of a Movement : Where are leaders working on childhood obesity? Are you on the map?

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. One of the projects I am working on is focused on addressing the issue of childhood obesity.(learn There are a few advanced features like the ability to customize the map size, add your logo or change the zoom (if you work on any of the issues related to childhood obesity or want to support those that do please start spreading the map far and wide.). learn more about the issue at RWJF) .

Take a Baby Step Toward Education Through Storytelling

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Early childhood education is the most important investment we can make in our children’s future. By moving audiences' "hearts and minds" through inspiring and empowering stories and messages, the Baby Steps campaign seeks to increase awareness of, and investment in, high-quality early childhood education and care. events tsdigs digital storytelling tsevents early childhood education campaign baby steps Baby Steps | A Community Competition.

New report calls for an investment in ECE and Child and Youth Workers

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Which delves into emerging areas of concern for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) and Child and Youth Workers.

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

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Other hashtags related to childhood cancer include #findacure, #gogold, #morethan4, #littleheros, etc. By Kristina Brunnler , Marketing Manager at MobileCause. In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday.

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights


There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications. For those currently in the program, their work permits and legal status will begin expiring March 2018.

The Top 5 Career Opportunities for Caregivers

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Caregivers are usually known from early childhood. They provide support and service to other human beings. At times, they would also help plants and animals. You may also be naturally inclined to assist anyone in need.

At the table with Share Our Strength | Beaconfire Wire

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Their mission of “No Kid Hungry&# is one we stand behind and their 10 point strategy for ending childhood hunger in America is smart and effective. In parallel, we’re helping out on their holiday fundraising, which for the first time will include alternative gifts to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

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Whether it be early childhood development milestone screening, health insurance application assistance, or help finding a food bank, parenting class, or low-cost medical clinic, WithinReach offers care coordination and navigation, walking people through what to expect, what to do next, and supplying them with the tools they need to thrive.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


The educational goals for the funders in this list include increasing postsecondary and higher learning opportunities, advancing innovation inside the classroom, engaging more students in the arts, and enhancing early childhood development, just to name a few.

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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

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A return to carefree childhood experiences is a concept that is growing in popularity. Plan some lighthearted events that will inspire laughter and encourage supporters to remember the best parts of childhood.

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The LEGO Foundation launches USD 143 million global competition to tackle early years development

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The LEGO Foundation has announced a USD 143 million global challenge to fund impactful solutions focused on early childhood. The Build A World of Play Challenge will enable any organisations who can make a positive impact on the youngest children globally, to bid. The amount, equivalent to 900 million Danish Kroner, reaffirms the LEGO Foundation’s commitment in […].

Constituent Feedback: Pace Center for Girls - Why is listening, reflecting and acting on feedback mission critical?

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Providing year-round academic and social services through a gender responsive, trauma-informed, and strength-based lens, Pace has used feedback to change the life trajectories of girls who are likely to have experienced risk factors associated with delinquency and adverse childhood experiences.

Wild Apricot Blog : The Evolution of Fund-Raising – From Telethons to Online Giving

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New survey measuring child and youth well-being launches in communities

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every community in Canada and threatened the childhoods of millions of its youngest residents. However, we have not yet heard about what matters most from children and youth themselves. UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing, the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Medavie Health Foundation are partnering with four communities to launch the Community […].

Download Delta Emulator from AppValley Store Play Nintendo Games on iOS

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Delta Emulator is a comprehensive gaming emulator for iOS, developed with a sole purpose of making you relive your childhood moments again. Do you want to play Nintendo Games on your iPhone or iPad? This post I will let you know, How to Play Nintendo Games on iOS by Download Delta Emulator! All of us. The post Download Delta Emulator from AppValley Store Play Nintendo Games on iOS appeared first on

It's National 211 Day!


Today, on this second month, and the 11th day of 2022, 211s across our nation are recognized for the work they do.

Client Spotlight: National Pediatric Cancer Foundation


In 2012, President Barack Obama named September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Looking for more ways to offer your support and help spread the word about NPCF’s great work during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month?

Daily DoGooder: Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything


Change the world, one video at a time.Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything| 3:57 Ounce of Prevention Fund Through the voices and perspectives of children themselves, this moving video really shows why early childhood programs can make a lasting impact on a child’s life.

Advice for a Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

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Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 60 years ago. Childhood cancer is a global, multi-trillion dollar, multi-year problem. But childhood cancer does not stop and neither will St.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.


Another huge issue is the uncertain fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864. Through educational programming, mentorships, and advocacy, Girls Inc.

Honoring vs Celebrating Mother’s & Father’s Day

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How would you choose to remember your childhood Mother? Nonprofits message out around holidays like Mother’s and Father’s day as a way to give and engaged. For many this is a great, day of celebration, for others, it may actually be a day of remembrance for their mother.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Julia Bieniek

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My childhood and young adulthood are filled with countless memories of volunteering at various nonprofits, including food banks and homeless shelters. Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month, we introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers.

UNICEF Shares How You Can Support India Today Amidst the COVID-19 Surge

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This includes restarting routine childhood vaccines and getting children back to learning. UNICEF India is committed to restarting routine childhood vaccines, protecting children put at risk by losing parents, and getting children back to learning.

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64 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. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to shatter previous records by reaching at least $218.3 billion in 2021.

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. By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

Non-Traditional Giving Days for Your Next Fundraiser

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September = Classical Music Month, National Alopecia Awareness Month, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, National Hispanic Heritage Month, National Literacy Month, National Piano Month, National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month, Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month


The Village Network considers itself a not-for-profit with a for-profit mentality, in the sense that they use sound business principles such as research-based leadership to build a forward-thinking and constantly developing model for helping youth rise above adverse childhood experiences to lead healthy and positive lives. Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year.

Michelle’s RiseUP Fellowship Experience: RiseUP Fellow to Full Time Employee

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I’ll stop hiding the recipe in the middle of my childhood stories and get to the meat that you’re scanning this blog for—at the beginning of 2021, I applied and was chosen alongside two others for the RiseUP Fellowship Program.

How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer

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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. The shirt design features a gold ribbon, the international symbol of support for those living with childhood cancer, in honor of September being National Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

COVID-19 contributed to major education funding gap, report finds


Reprinted from PND. An additional $59 billion a year in funding is needed to meet the United Nations’ goal of quality education for every child by 2030, a report from Theirworld finds.

What to Expect from the Summer ’21 Release

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Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology. There are several new, exciting tools for Salesforce Administrators in the Salesforce Summer ’21 Release , such as Learning Paths and the Active Licenses tab.

Baby Steps Storytelling Winners Announced

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These last few months, we worked with a number of partners to bring you the Baby Steps Storytelling Competition with the belief that early childhood education is the most important investment we can make in our children’s future. Kellogg and Packard Foundations, FURTHER by Design, Dirty Robber, and the Bay Area Council, we congratulate all the early childhood educators, daycare givers, advocacy and education organizations, families, and friends who participated in this effort.

Client Spotlight: Grambling State University


In 1974, the addition of graduate programs in early childhood and elementary education gave the school new status and its current name. Grambling State University is a public, historically Black university in Grambling, Louisiana. It’s the home of the Eddie G.

Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce

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Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an internationally-renowned, public doctoral research university and academic health center dedicated to transforming the student experience.

5 questions for Samara Islam


What was a favorite childhood meal? The NTEN team continues to grow! We’re excited to welcome Samara Islam as our new Program Coordinator. Samara brings a passion for community and problem-solving. I asked her five questions to help us get to know our latest teammate.

Things We Like (February 2015)


Looks like it might be enjoying a second childhood. How about spending childhood furthering social change? A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. A somber way to start Things We Like, but this article on “ How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life ” seems to really strike home at the crowd-sourceable bullying aspect of the Internet and how it impacts real people.