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.

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.

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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.

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

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“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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Lessons from the Field: How Food Lifeline is Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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They put out roughly 134,000 meals every day to hungry children, adults and seniors.

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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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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.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Whether it’s local in California, or at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford, there is a regular chance I will have my mind expanded. 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!

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

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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.

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

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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.

Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?) Regardless of what work you are doing – campaigning for political change, providing services to your local community, educating others, or anything else – would it look different, would it feel different, would it operate differently if love was the central message? I see this lesson in the local councils of London trying to open up their data and their leadership.

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

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In the local context, Kenyan’s give an extremely high proportion of their earnings as donations (cc. The lack of trust between NGOs and local Kenyans and the expectancy that NGOs are funded from outside Kenya are the key reasons for limited local fundraising towards NGO in Kenya.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

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These donors are most likely to support the causes of children and youth (15%) , health and wellness (11%) , and animals and wildlife (11%). 67% volunteer locally, 9% volunteer internationally, and 56% attend fundraising events.

The Future of Social: Gen Z

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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.

Means and Ends: Who does What


So can the local community. What’s the biggest source of friction we hear about from our nonprofit clients and board candidates?

How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I attended a local unconference for nonprofits about two years ago with the intention of learning how I, as a blogger, could help local nonprofits… you & your blog were mentioned several times. The fact that 1 in 4 children in the U.S.

Goal Setting for Your Nonprofit

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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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Times are hard. Associations make the world better.


At the local leve, the Kane County Farm Bureau is turning crop proceeds into food on pantry shelves through their Harvest for ALL program. With as many as 40,000 people in their community impacted by hunger, their member farmers are making a difference. The Million Meal Challenge made a difference for children and families in Haiti, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Tanzania. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago.

Twenty "Fearless" Changemakers

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Gary Oppenheimer | | Newfoundland, NJ , moves information instead of food to diminish hunger, and to educate, encourage and empower growers to share their excess food.

Technology, Data, and Indian Nonprofits: Enabling Philanthropy

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Our BigTech program is run by our local partner, the NASSCOM Foundation in India. For example, the Surf Excel India's Back to School Campaign reached out to needy children who go to learning centers and schools run by NGOs.

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How Chestnut Ridge Church Reinvents the Church Experience with Technology

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Jeff Hostetler is the New York Giants surprise 1990 Super Bowl-winning quarterback who now coaches a local high school football team. Parents log their children in to the church at a computer kiosk before they drop them off and attend the service.

300 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

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Children flogged in Syrian secret prisons. Help your local homeless shelter, arts programs, and animal rescue–all at the same time. Risk of severe hunger – please read. Make the holidays brighter for sick children — every gift doubled!

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Share Our Strength Day of Service: Capital Area Food Bank and Friendship Charter School

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I'm participating in a Day of Service along with almost 200 conference participants at two of their partner sites, the Capital Area Food Bank and Friendship Public Charter School - both organizations address hunger and poverty issues.  The goal is to pack up thousands of food boxes for local pantries.    The large bins are filled with items that are collected in local grocery stories. 

Heartland Pride: Winner of the #npfail Little Bets Contest

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Dr. Mani Children Heart Foundation : To raise money using social media as part of your strategy, you need a group of champions with tight connections to your mission and voluntary opt-in email works well for this.

An Innovative Approach to Social Problems: Caravan Studios

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Caravan Studios offers one of those different perspectives, and though still in its start-up phase, it has already delivered two apps: SafeNight for crowdfunding emergency shelter and Range for connecting underprivileged children with meals when school is out. Range App: Feeding Children.

Future of Social: Gen Z

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.”. He created his own nonprofit and program called “ Brae’s Brown Bags ” to help fight against hunger, probably making him one of the youngest nonprofit CEOs and founders. I’m thrilled to be spending a few days in London where I am keynoting The Future of Social conference hosted by Social Misfits Media.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

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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. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

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The story is about how Diane has run into trouble with the local planning board is described here on her GoFundMe page and has incurred legal fees. Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, Mizfit is donated a dime per comment to a local women's shelter. But in many places around the world, children can't attend school because there isn't a school building, teachers, or supplies.

The Purpose Prize

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As education-committee chairwoman Nancy Benkof explained: "In struggling regions such as Africa, rural India and the Middle East, the sale of locally produced folk art can provide income to feed families, educate children and stabilize lives disrupted by war and dislocation."

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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NetCentric Advocacy: Organizational Culture can be Infected

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Local Communications Grid | Main | Polar Bears, Visuals and Move Forward » January 31, 2007 Organizational Culture can be Infected Deborah grabs a great quote here: Organizational culture eats strategy for breakfast. They can only measure "inputs" into social change work so they develop a ravenous hunger for input. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

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The two of us went to a local hospital during a cancer expo, and we basically, for lack of a better word, we hijacked the place. I mean, some of them, they have children, and they'll do missions that are geared towards the needs of families and mothers.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The themes science, environmental, nutrition, economic development, children, youth, parenting, and leadership are very much appropriate as this conference agenda from the NACDEP and ACE/NETC shows. Growing and Eating Local Foods. no need for local copies, CDs, flash drives, etc.).

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