Helping Children Heal With Salesforce

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Riley Children’s Foundation serves as the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology.

How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology

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Working to support and educate the communities that impact children’s development, including parents, healthcare professionals, and policymakers, this vital organization seeks to lay the foundation for all infants and toddlers in pursuit of a bright future.

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Four Diamonds Co-Founder Charles Millard Dies at 93

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Their intention was to help other families whose children were fighting cancer at what is now Penn State Health Children’s Hospital. News/Stats/Studies Public Relations Battling childhood cancer Cancer charles millard Childhood cancer Four Diamonds Penn state Thon

Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

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. In short, young children need media mentors.

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. 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.

Take a Baby Step Toward Education Through Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Early childhood education is the most important investment we can make in our children’s future. We want to capture all the cute and creative activities you do with your children through a video competition driven by powerful storytelling to show the world how America cares and educates its most precious resource.our children. events tsdigs digital storytelling tsevents early childhood education campaign baby steps Baby Steps | A Community Competition.

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

Museum 2.0

I was fascinated by our discussion, and Bob came to mind last month, when I was asked to write an article for the Association of Children's Museums quarterly journal, Hand to Hand , about children's museums and Web 2.0. There’s a thriving debate about the role computers should play in children’s museums, with many professionals sounding the alarm about the negative impact of exchanging screen time for tactile environments. Tags: children's museums

Parents Talking with Parents: A Simple, Successful Discussion Board at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

Museum 2.0

On a recent trip to the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, I noted a discussion board in the "Nursery" gallery. Yvonne Atkinson, the Early Childhood Specialist who runs the Nursery discussion board, shared with me a few favorite questions from the many years she's been running the board: "What was the best conversation you've ever had with your child?" "How For the Nursery discussion board, it's other adult visitors to the Children's Museum.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

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. Global Fund For Children.

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7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

EveryAction

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. The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights.

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. Proceeds go to both the talented artisans that create the beautifully crafted products in the UNICEF Market and to help UNICEF save and protect children.

Client Spotlight: National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

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In 2012, President Barack Obama named September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children. Approximately 1 in 285 children in the U.S.

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

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Among those most impacted by the pandemic are children. In the second wave, there is a proportional increase of COVID-19 cases in children. Moreover, vaccines have not yet been approved for children in India.

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

Charity Village

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 […].

Advice for a Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Saleforce Nonprofit

Jude Children’s Research Hospital, speaks not only to how Shadyac has led the organization through the pandemic, but also to how ALSAC has evolved over its 60 year history to meet the moment and expand its footprint. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this year announced a six-year, $11.5

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

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According to Theirworld, if the annual funding gap is not met—and there are no plans or proposals to address the gap currently—more than half the world’s children are at risk of failing to attain basic literacy skills by 2030. Reprinted from PND.

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

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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.

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

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Teach For America (TFA) is an education nonprofit operating in support of a vision that one day all children in the United States will have the opportunity to attain an equitable and excellent education.

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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. Proceeds go to both the talented artisans that create the beautifully crafted products in the UNICEF Market and to help UNICEF save and protect children. Vegan and palm oil-free, for every bar sold, Hand in Hand donates a bar to children in Haiti. Premium blankets for children and for every blankie sold, another is donated to a child in need.

Breaking the Cycle & Starting the Mental Health Conversation

Saleforce Nonprofit

Founded in 1946 in the aftermath of World War II, UNICEF has consistently worked to protect the rights and wellbeing of all children. UNICEF’s #OnMyMind campaign focuses on children worldwide and aims to eliminate mental health stigma by encouraging conversations that start at home.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

According to their website, “Through integrated special education and mental health services, Positive Education Program (PEP) is able to provide individualized care to children and youth experiencing emotional disturbances and demonstrating severe and challenging behaviors.” The primary goal of PEP’s integrated special education and mental health services is to enable children and youth to succeed in the least restrictive environment, ideally their own school district.

Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

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Teach For America (TFA) has been in business for over 31 years with the mission to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunities for children from classrooms, schools, and any sector that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate.

How Hospital Foundations are Building a New Case for Support

sgEngage

Our focus areas are: early childhood learning, behavioral health, obesity, and transportation. This facility will offer a nationally standardized curriculum and evidence-based programming for 200 children ages 0-3.

How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer

Tech Soup Blog

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.

Inferring Gender for Personalized Ads on Social Media

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Like the children’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel , you are leaving a trail of crumbs across the internet as you are searching, researching, or even watching a new show on Netflix. As a frequent Salesforce Social Studio user, I often find myself exploring the new avenues that the tool offers.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Jude’s Children’s Hospital: Get into the holiday spirit with ornaments, decorations and other gifts that inspire hope and help fight childhood cancer. 100% of profits after related expenses benefit the children at St. Gifts of Hope by Heifer International: Choose a meaningful gift to give a loved one and help children and families around the world receive training and animal gifts that help them become self-reliant.

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Announcing… 29 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2012!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Prevent children from dying from lack of access to clean water or medical care: @ Water , @ AlexsLemonade. Educate about the reality of rampant childhood sexual abuse in America: @ Darkness2Light. Every January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 selects a new set of nonprofit avatars to be featured in the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. The selection process is a personal one.

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What You Need to Know About the Largest Vaccine Operation in History

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We work in over 190 countries and territories with the goal of saving children’s lives, defending their rights, and helping them fulfil their potential. Every year we vaccinate half the world’s children. By: Yutong Ding, New Strategic Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Australia.

Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

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The conference brings together professionals who working on early learning research, practice, and policy to promote improvement and expansion of services for children ages 0 to 5 in the state. On March 2nd, one of the highlights of the agenda is a keynote conversation with David Brooks , New York Times Columnist and Lois Salisbury , Director of Children, Families and Communities Program, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Flickr Photo by Pierre-Alain Dorange.

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. Proceeds go to both the talented artisans that create the beautifully crafted products in the UNICEF Market and to help UNICEF save and protect children. Vegan and palm oil-free, for every bar sold, Hand in Hand donates a bar to children in Haiti. Premium blankets for children and for every blankie sold, another is donated to a child in need.

#GivingTuesday 2021 Ideas & Best Practices

CauseVox

Volo City Kids Foundation asks their donors to change their profile picture to a childhood picture of themselves playing a sport) Give them the opportunity to create their own personal fundraising page , where they can share their own story and fundraise on your behalf on #GivingTuesday.

How St. Jude Connected with the Next Generation of Donors for a Record Fundraising Year

Saleforce Nonprofit

Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Grounded in the belief that all children should have access to quality healthcare, ALSAC and St. Jude, since the beginning, have provided care for children regardless of race, religion, nationality, or socioeconomic standing.

Slacktivism: Can Cartoons Raise Awareness or Just Make Us Feel Good?

NetWits

In an effort to raise awareness for child abuse, thousands of Facebook users changed their profile photos to one of their favorite childhood cartoon characters (full disclosure: mine was Underdog.) The campaign spread and went viral via this copied status update, “Change your Facebook profile picture to a cartoon character from your childhood and invite your friends to do the same. This is for a campaign against violence on children.&#

What strategies can nonprofit leaders use to move program beneficiaries into program partners?

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She is a mentor coach with the Greater Phoenix Urban League Head Start, which strives to bring quality education to Phoenix’s preschool-aged children. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Jennifer Kirksey Fall 2020 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Baby Steps Video Submission Deadline February 18: Win $7,500 for Your Organization!

Tech Soup Blog

The goal of the competition is to capture the way you work with young kids aged 5 and under through your organization, or with your own children, to help them learn and explore. See the full contest website to learn more about the competition, presented by Invest Early , to gather and share stories about the importance of interactions and learning opportunities for babies and young children.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

By far, the biggest set of stories are the ones from organizations that serve youth and children. Support for Autistic Children in the U.S. Because computers in classrooms are so important for disabled children, they make optimum use of the accessibility features in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Their IT supports the children and adults in various remedial learning capacities such as clinical, speech, occupational, and physical therapy.

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Help Kids Live Longer and Healthier. Help means Connect. Help Means Act.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Will you do something about childhood obesity? Childhood obesity is a problem. It impacts 23 million children. There is only one way to organize a movement, "ask". There are many great causes out there and many new ones pop up with the publication of new research, the crisis of a new event, or a population reaching a breaking point. However, causes don't make change. You do. People need to understand/feel the crisis or the problem.

Share Our Strength Day of Service: Painting Murals in the School Cafeteria

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  I also talked to the volunteers about why they were so passionate about the issue of ending childhood hunger. I also met Alex Volkonsky who design depicts whimsical vegetables and fruits as well as a milk cartoon (emphasizing the need to children who need to drink their milk everyday for healthy bones).   Michael is a founding director and President of End Childhood Hunger.

FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

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Chicken nuggets, deep-friend burritos, pizza, cheez-n-crackers, lunchables, yogurt in a tube -- whether it’s hot or cold lunch -- the poor diet of the American kid has resulted in the number of obese children tripling in the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Power of Focus: Using OKRs to Turbocharge Your Foundation’s Effectiveness

Connection Cafe

Consider the following OKR for a foundation that focuses on reducing childhood obesity nationwide: Objective: Eliminate childhood obesity in the Northeast. Key Results: Reduced grant funding time for approved organizations fighting childhood obesity by 25%.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

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Second Harvest Heartland Share Our Strength Shoes That Fit The ALS Association The Arc of Atlantic County The Arc of Delaware County The Arc of Frederick County The Arc of Monmouth The Children''s Room The Conservation Fund The Dalai Lama Foundation The Humane Society of the United States The Hunger Project The Nature Conservancy The Starfish Foundation, Inc.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

By far, the biggest set of stories are the ones from organizations that serve youth and children. Support for Autistic Children in the U.S. Because computers in classrooms are so important for disabled children, they make optimum use of the accessibility features in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Their IT supports the children and adults in various remedial learning capacities such as clinical, speech, occupational, and physical therapy.

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5 Hybrid Event Ideas for Youth Organizations

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Youth organizations like yours don’t just help kids live happier, healthier childhoods—you prepare them for the future! And one group of people that inspires others to give is children. Nonprofit in action: This next example was designed with children and families in mind.

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