Mobile Fundraising Campaigns Begin For Chile

AFP Blog

Mobile Fundraising Campaigns Begin For Chile: "Following the earthquake in Haiti, mobile fundraising via texting exploded; with over $40 million raised via text messaging alone. magnitude earthquake that shook Chile over the past weekend With the massive success of the Haiti campaign, mobile donations are now being used to raise funds for the victims of the 8.8

Social Media Responds to Chile's Earthquake: We Can Help | Dan's FC Blog | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Social Media Responds to Chile's Earthquake: We Can Help | Dan's FC Blog | Fast Company: "As Chilean and international rescue forces work through the rubble cause by the massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit near Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city, users of social media the world over have undertaken their own rescue measures.

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Can You Help Jeff Jackson Find His Godson in Chile?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Located the family I lived with in Chile. RT @JeffVallarta #Chile, help me find godson Amaro $ family: Eric Rojas e Ingrid Sepulveda, Melepilla, 601-5063, 8-568-5570, 9-423-1180. Last night, one of my colleagues at Packard Foundation, Jeff Jackson, left this post on my wall.

Chile 8.8 Earthquake – Mobile Giving

Mobile Commons

earthquake has hit the South American country of Chile early Saturday morning. Chile Relief Programs – mobile giving: Text CHILE to 25383 to donate $10 to Habitat for Humanity.//A. A massive 8.8 Relief organizations are immediately mobilizing to provide supplies, logistics and care. The massive earthquake was centered just off the Pacific coast, causing a Tsunami that will strike various spots across the Pacific, including Hawaii.

Broadband Adoption in Chile

Tech Soup Blog

Cisco released the results of a study last week , reporting that growth in Chile's broadband penetration has dropped from 45 percent in 2006 to 10.5 TechSoup Global ’s NGO partner in Chile, CDI Chile , is currently piloting a Cisco donation program to provide small and medium NGOs with networking hardware products. This post was written by Carmina Sicangco, partner-management specialist at TechSoup Global.

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Ushahidi, an open source project originally deployed in Kenya to report post-election violence has since been downloaded and deployed for many other events and disasters, including Haiti, Chile, and Japan.

Mobile Commons Helps Non-Profit Organizations Responding to the Chile Earthquake

Mobile Commons

NEW YORK – March 8, 2010 – In the aftermath of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile, nonprofit organizations raced to mobilize aid and plan recovery efforts, while also raising resources and funds to support their humanitarian programs in Chile. The following organizations are running Chile Earthquake Relief programs, powered by Mobile Commons: Text LIVE to 25383 to donate $10 to AmeriCares. Text CHILE to 25383 to donate $10 to Habitat for Humanity.

#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are local leaders in Australia, Canada, Latin America, Mexico Chile, and Singapore organizing on the ground to expand the reach and spirit of generosity.

The Top 5 Presentations You Won’t Want to Miss at AFP International 2015

NonProfit Hub

She founded The Isabel Allende Foundation, which works with nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chile to empower and protect women and girls. If you’re a newbie, the AFP International Fundraising Conference (AFPIcon) can be overwhelming.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and New Zealand along with floods and landslides in other parts of the world drove donors to give online. All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

How to Help Chilean Earthquake Survivors

Have Fun - Do Good

Last Saturday, February 27th, Chile was hit with an 8.8 If you're looking for ways to help the earthquake's survivors, the sites and blogs below have posted lists of relief organizations working in Chile: Chile's 8.8 magnitude earthquake. Today it experienced a 6.6

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Resources

Tech Soup Blog

CDI Chile's Plan to Restore Communications to Chilean NGOs. Update from CDI Chile's Mobile Telecentre and How You Can Help. Relief organizations and first-responders are working tirelessly to provide aid to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Book Review: The Leader's Checklist By Michael Useem

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To demonstrate the power and value of having a leader's checklist, Useem examines accounts of extraordinary leadership, including the triumphant rescue of 33 miners in Chile last year.

CDI's Plan to Restore Communications to Chilean NGOs

Tech Soup Blog

In some ways, the impact of the recent earthquake in Chile wasn't as immediately obvious as that of the earthquake in Haiti. After their hugely successful text messaging campaign for Haiti , the Red Cross has set up a similar campaign for Chile: simply text "CHILE" to 90999 to make a ten-dollar donation. Oxfam sent a team to Chile yesterday to survey the damage and recommend a rebuilding plan.

How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

Tech Soup Blog

It is mined mainly in Chile and there are also large deposits in Bolivia. I got to talking last week with Kiera Butler of Mother Jones magazine about the best ways to keep the rechargeable batteries in laptops and mobile phones healthy and long-lived. Like all batteries, rechargeable batteries wear out over time. Dell says that a full life span for a garden-variety lithium-ion laptop battery is 18 to 24 months.

Daniel Ben-Horin on Campus Party

Tech Soup Blog

Since 1997, in Spain , Mexico , Brazil , Chile, Ecuador , Colombia - and soon in Peru - Paco and his team have been serving up their magic brew. TechSoup's founder and co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin, took to the Huffington Post last week to talk about an innovative technology phenomenon that's growing around the globe and coming to the U.S. soon: Campus Party. Campus Party. is one of those names that doesn't translate perfectly. It's not a.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

The Atacama Desert in Chile is next. What would motivate you to run 150 miles across hottest, driest, windiest, coldest, and sandiest places on Earth? At the end of every day, your legs would be like rubber, and you'd be completely and utterly exhausted.

Don’t Be Fooled by Abstract Jargon: Internet Governance and ICT Policy

Tech Soup Blog

Net neutrality has been enshrined in law in the Netherlands and Chile. This was originally posted on the GuideStar International Blog. Most civil society organizations (CSOs) and citizens don’t use high-level jargon such as Internet governance and ICT policy.

Best of Online, The Top 5

Connection Cafe

Here are a few of my own personal best-ofs: the top three cheese-steaks in Philadelphia (Cosmi's, Jim's, John's Roast Pork), the best green chile in Denver (Santiago's, Benny's, Las Delicias), and the top breakfast tacos in Austin (Tamale House, Tacodeli, Mi Madre). Author: Dimitri Lundquist. I love "best-of" lists, and I love making them.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

conference gave interesting attention to opening up data for spatial analysis, using geographical based information in crises such as Haiti and Chile, and innovative light-weight open source software like Ushahidi for social mobilization and response. “Change” may not be coming to Washington as fast as we expected a year ago. Yet at the grass roots level, in the technology realm, something is definitely happening, and its going to help the policy reform process.

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Update from CDI Mobile Telecentre and How You Can Help

Tech Soup Blog

Earlier this week , we told you about TechSoup partner CDI Chile 's plan to restore connectivity to Chilean NGOs. Today, the telecentre is in Lota , one of the poorest cities and Chile and one of the communities hit worst by the earthquake. The CDI Mobile Telecentre is now on the road, connecting individuals to loved ones and connecting NGOs to resources helping them get back on their feet.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata

NTEN

Andrew Noyes, manager of public policy communications at Facebook, noted Facebook's involvement after the earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, as well as after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, explaining how the platform is educating the public and letting them know how they can help. By Wendy Harman, Social Media Director, American Red Cross. On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it.

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Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, February 27 - March 5

Tech Soup Blog

Carmina reports on the rate of adoption of broadband technologies in Chile. Here's what we've been talking about over the past week. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Kevin considers Maneno, a new blogging platform intended specifically for low-bandwidth Web access. Becky points out a new document that explains some of the trickier points of Microsoft eOpen. TechSoup.org and Adobe announce the 2009 Show Your Impact challenge.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

in Chile, has long been spearheading activities to develop country specific laws and also a regional strategy like the Guidelines for the Management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in Latin America.

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As we have seen in natural disasters from Hurricane Katrina to the Chile Earthquake, people are using social media to reach out for help.

Chana Saag Recipe from Vegan Slow Cooker

Have Fun - Do Good

Yield: 6 servings Total prep time: 15 minutes Total cooking time: 6 to 8 hours Recipe ideas and variations Add 1 or 2 chopped mild chiles during the last 30 minutes of cooking to give it more heat. Next month, the VegCookbook Club will be cooking together from The Vegan Slow Cooker by Kathy Hester. To entice you to join us, I asked Kathy for a recipe to share with you, so here's her recipe for Chana Saag.

25 Ways You Said You Would Have Fun and Do Good + Paloma's Nest Winner

Have Fun - Do Good

Elliot: Bug some friends to donate to CDI Chile's earthquake-relief project. A couple weeks ago I posted that Paloma's Nest would be giving away a TODAY I WILL. fill in the blank tiny text bowl to a Have Fun Do Good reader.

Building Refurbished Computers with Volunteers at InterConnection

Tech Soup Blog

During the past few years, InterConnection has also participated in supplying badly needed IT equipment to disaster stricken areas like Chile , Haiti and Pakistan , and Japan. This week we’d like to introduce you to a unique TechSoup Refurbished Computer Initiative.

Microsoft’s Networked Approach To Accelerating Social Change Through Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ben Horin noted that TechSoup Global did not have a partner in Haiti, but they did in Chile. Ed Granger-Happ, Nethope; Claire Bonilla, Disaster Response Microsoft; Daniel Ben-Horin, TechSoup Global, Vida Durant, CARE USA.

Data Digest: Global Open Data Initiative, OpenData Latinoamérica, Big Data for Disaster Response

Tech Soup Blog

Miguel Paz, the founder of Hacks/Hackers Chile in partnership with Mariano Blejman of Argentina’s Hacks/Hackers network , and with the support of the World Bank Institute’s Global Media Development program intends to open data from across Latin America through their OpenData Latinoamérica project.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

What is the Science Center World Congress ? It's a question whose answer eluded me from the day I registered eight months ago through the first few days of the conference this week.

Book Club Part 3b: Talking Institutional Change with Elaine Gurian

Museum 2.0

In Puerto Rico and Chile, there are museums made out of posters so that kids in parks can come and visit real art—well, it’s not real art, but you’re getting access to Picasso for $5.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

"I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.