I'm Taking the Pledge Against Hunger, Won't You?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Foodbanks, soup kitchens, and many other nonprofits that address the hunger issue are being hit by a triple whammy. That's why I'm taking the pledge to end hunger because if we all do a little bit - it can go a long way. Write a blog post (if you have one) endorsing the Hunger Pledge.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Now a parent with my own children, I involved my kids when they younger when I was fundraising for Cambodia or Creative Commons , We have dinner table discussions on why it is important to support causes, particularly programs in Cambodia like the Sharing Foundation.

Second Life Joins Worldwide Effort to End Child Hunger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Sunday, 13 May 2007, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and partners are teaming up to call for an end to child hunger. Fight Hunger: Walk the World??? to raise awareness and funds to assist the world's poorest children.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This new genre of video games are about solving real world problems such as environment, global hunger, poverty and disease. What a great way to teach your children to become more thoughtful and responsible about the world we live in.

Fight Hunger Announces Video Content Winner!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I interviewed the Web Team over at Fight Hunger I got an email from Cordelia SalterNour telling me that they've selected a winner for their video contest. It's also an Internet video that I would show my own children. A little bit NPTech blog kismet, someone just the other day raised the question: "What's good or useful about user-generated content and what's just entertaining or cute?"

A Round Up of Food Charities and Causes to Fight Hunger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Send A Postcard from the Hunger site As we approach the annual Thanksgiving feast , there are more than 850 million people in the world who go hungry. I thought I'd highlight a few charitable organizations that are working to end hunger and some opportunities for donations.

An Interview with the Web Team at Fight Hunger (4 out of 5 women)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meet the Fight Hunger Web Team From left: Anna Yl??-Kauttu, It is a partnership of UN agencies, NGOs, businesses, schools, universities, communities and individuals who all believe that we can work together to end child hunger. Fight Hunger is using a lot of new web 2.0

Spread the Love and #BAD11

Connection Cafe

This year, Blog Action Day’s focus is FOOD as it coincides with World Food Day that aims to increase awareness, understanding and fuel year-around action to alleviate hunger. Hunger is the world’s No. Take Action Against Hunger. Author: Jill Ward.

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How to Turn Regular People Into Fundraising Pro’s in 3.5 Minutes


That’s what Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) tells it’s event participants to do at the end of this video. shows the impact their work is having in children’s lives. “Go and do Good!”.

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Achieving the SDGs: Taking Action for the 2030 Agenda In Your Community

Connection Cafe

“We can end hunger around the world by 2030.”. When you consider a goal like ending hunger, you have a couple of choices. Now, back to our big “end hunger” goal. Something like ending hunger isn’t a challenge that’s confined to developing nations.

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82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The top five causes for women are children and youth (15%), animals and wildlife (13%), health and wellness (10%), human and social services (8%), and hunger and homelessness (8%) ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). Children and youth is the number one cause for all three generations.

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Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

1 Save the Children: “Most Shocking Second a Day” (2 min). A fictionalized composite of many Syrian refugee stories, this sequel short film to Save the Children’s 2014 film by Don’t Panic is a fast moving, visceral, and devastating cry for engagement and change. . #2

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Save the Children. World Hunger: A Billion for a Billion. Invisible Children. YouTube launched almost 13 years ago on February 14, 2005 and you got to give credit to the early adopter nonprofits active on YouTube in its early years.

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10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


Providing tools for sustainable change to populations most vulnerable to hunger, violence, and disease, CARE has earned its place in the hall of fame of nonprofits continuing to make the world a better place. To make that vision a reality, they work tirelessly to combat the conditions that cause poverty, hunger, and social justice. Since 1989, the Women’s Refugee Commission has been the leading expert on the needs of refugee women and children.

Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Looking at the extensive list of nonprofits that were touted, which you can view here, the social media campaign was fairly successful and channeled some inspiring and passionate tweets on behalf of a number of nonprofits, from Action Against Hunger and Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Vision of Children and the World Federation of UN Associations Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. :

Everywun Wants Your Clicks

Robert Weiner

The article makes this sound like a new idea, but The Hunger Site (and their later projects for breast cancer, children’s health, literacy, rain forest protection, and animal rescue) has been doing this since 1999. The Hunger Site started out as a pure click-to-give site (for every click a corporate sponsor makes a set donation), but diversified its fundraising techniques after the last economic downturn.

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Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity


Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030. Through their 2017 Offering of Letters, their focus is on urging Congress to make funding decisions that put our country and the world on track to ending hunger by 2030.

No Kid Hungry’s #SaveSummer Campaign Wins a Blackbaud Impact Award

Mobile Commons

A multi-channel campaign to end childhood hunger. As part of their mission to end childhood hunger in America, No Kid Hungry launched the 2014 #SaveSummer campaign to engage their supporters across the country.

17 Goals in 14 Years—This is Impact 2030. Let’s Build a Better World.

Connection Cafe

That’s 14 years to end discrimination against women, to give everyone access to clean water, to achieve inclusive and quality education, to protect our oceans, to build safer and sustainable cities, to eradicate hunger, and to develop partnerships that make it all happen.

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Demystifying Outcomes Measurement: A Glossary for Funders 

Connection Cafe

As an example, a corporate foundation may have a mission statement t hat says, “We address the basic human and social issues faced by residents, prim arily women and children, in our local community.”

Daily DoGooder: Help Us Save Lives in the Horn of Africa

See What's Out There

As you can see in the news this last weeks there is a severe hunger crisis facing children and women in the Horn of Change the world, one video at a time.Help Us Save Lives in the Horn of Africa | :30 UNICEF This new PSA, from UNICEF, is extremely timely and important right NOW!

Mary Robinson

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These goals commit all countries of the world to make progress on critical social objectives, such as ending poverty and hunger, improving access to clean water, education, and gender equality, as well as a dozen others. Children being born today should have every expectation of living on average at least 84 years! Thanks to being a Skoll Award winner, I am frequently blessed with the opportunity to hear from the world’s most inspiring leaders.

Upcoming Webinar May 28: Help Youth Find a Free Meal this Summer

Tech Soup Blog

Libraries, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations can help fight youth hunger by sharing information about local free summer meal sites. Only one in six children who are eligible for the National School Lunch Program take advantage of the Summer Food Service Program.

Share Our Strength Uses Star Power to Promote their SMS Campaign on the Colbert Report

Mobile Commons

One in five children in the US suffers from hunger, but Share our Strength and Jeff Bridges re using his celebrity status and the power of text messaging to show people that it doesn’t have to be that way.

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We know from the early online giving contests that making nonprofits play the hunger games isn’t the best way, buy neither is the big boom of a big match dispersed all at once. The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

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Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?) This year, TMWL is raising funds that will support the work of 4 passionate women who truly believe that everyone has something to give: “ Mama Lucy &# Kamptoni sold chickens in her Tanzanian village & turned her income into a primary school that now serves over 400 children. I have talked many times before about the way we as nonprofit organizations and changemakers set our goals. (If

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Hope Versus Pity

John Haydon

Hunger is the world’s greatest solvable problem , affecting almost one billion men, women, and children around the world. I recently had the awesome privilege of chatting with Bettina Luescher of the World Food Programme , an international organization that feeds over 100 million people worldwide.

Feeding a Need: New App Helps Youth Find Free Summer Meals

Tech Soup Blog

The statistics on hunger in America are startling: 14.5% households with children under 18 experienced food insecurity that year. households with hungry children. Millions of low-income students rely on free or low-cost school meals.

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Work on Stuff that Matters

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I see this hunger for meaning in most of the people I'm privileged to meet: from the college freshman to the fresh grad to the mid-career professional and the senior executive. We need you to get engaged now, in business, government and the social sector, to build the better world we all need, and that our children and grandchildren will need. I was impressed when I heard Tim O'Reilly recommending to all tech folks last year that they Work on Stuff that Matters.

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Back then, Dan was the chair of the Harvard Hunger Action Committee that led a 4,200 mile cross-country bike ride to fight hunger. ” Charity Case says that in 2009, Save the Children spent $3.3 Entertain the Children 582.”

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Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

Connection Cafe

You are trying to cure sickness, end hunger, or advocate for the homeless. Even children are required to pay the fee and raise $125. According to the 2015 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Benchmark Study , 5K events are struggling to recruit participants and raise funds.

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Another Model of Giving: Socially Responsible Small Businesses

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kids Against Hunger packages and ships highly nutritious, life-saving meals to starving and malnourished children in developing countries and the United States. They do this by mobilizing children, teens, and adults volunteers who, package the meals.

Text Messaging for Nonprofits: An Interview with Sam McKelvie, Head of Mobile Strategy (Part 2)

Mobile Commons

One great example of that is Share our Strength’s program, No Kid Hungry , which works toward ending childhood hunger. And No Kid Hungry uses mData to connect children with free summer meals.

World Food Embraces the Good of Slacktivism


The World Hunger Relief Project is actively engaging in a social fundraising giving day on World Food Day this October 16 to get 10,000 people to raise $200,000. To give you an idea of how that plays out here: Just $10 feeds children.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These donors are most likely to support the causes of children and youth (15%) , health and wellness (11%) , and animals and wildlife (11%).

Work on What Matters — Social Edge

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I see this hunger for meaning in most of the people I'm privileged to meet: from the college freshman to the fresh grad to the mid-career professional and the senior executive. We need you to get engaged now, in business, government and the social sector, to build the better world we all need, and that our children and grandchildren will need. I'm having a conversation over at Social Edge on What Matters. Feel free to join in the conversation and share your views on the topic.

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Donate A Dollar: Feed A Hungry Kid!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Watch the video , donate $1, pass it on The most recent web fundraising campaign from Fight Hunger, an part of the UN World Food Programme to end Child Hunger by 2015 is elegantly simple. The young girl in the orange t-shirt is one of the children featured in the video.

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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. Michael is a founding director and President of End Childhood Hunger.

Giving Trends in Kenya: How the Growth of Mobile Payments Are Transforming Community Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

103 donors whose top 5 causes are children and youth (23%), hunger and homelessness (15%), women and girls (12%), health and wellness (11%), and education (8%).

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Goal Setting for Your Nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

If your nonprofit mission is to end hunger in Arizona, the strategy may be to identify the areas of greatest need and set up food pantries in those areas. posted by Jarrett R. Ransom, MBA President & CEO, The Rayvan Group.

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Means and Ends: Who does What


What’s the biggest source of friction we hear about from our nonprofit clients and board candidates? The answer: where the line should be between what nonprofit board members can and should do and what responsibilities more properly reside with the staff of the nonprofit.

Donors needed for our friends in Japan. Will you help?

Connection Cafe

Save the Children. Action Against Hunger ACF-USA. Stop Hunger Now. Author: Molly Brooksbank. It’s just few days after the worst earthquake ever recorded in Japan, followed by a devastating tsunami and still uncertain consequences around affected nuclear plants, and many of us are thinking about how we can help. I’m thinking about Japan a lot this week because I lived in the Kansai area (about 3 hours southwest of Tokyo on the bullet train) for 4 years.

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The Future of Social: Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

No matter your position or place in life, it is imperative to create opportunities for children, so that we can grow up to blow you away.”. Beth Kanter is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.