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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

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.

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. Please be generous. Anthony Risicato.

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. Last night, one of my colleagues at Packard Foundation, Jeff Jackson, left this post on my wall.

Way to #showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

But the truth is, you and your colleagues are having such an impact on the communities around you. This picture was submitted by @ptcentrum.

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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. Text CHILE to 25383 to donate $10 to Habitat for Humanity.

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

Amy Sample Ward

Download the full white paper or share it using this link: [link] Below are notes from my remarks. The internet is not new. And so on.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a vibrant network with many organizations and people as partners. Giving Without Borders: The idea has spread beyond the US and North America.

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.

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. Most subscriptions aren’t worth their price these days — The Chronicle continues to always pay for itself and more. Some it makes it to the printed page but lots more is available on their website.

How to Help Chilean Earthquake Survivors

Have Fun - Do Good

Last Saturday, February 27th, Chile was hit with an 8.8 Flickr photo credit: Puro Chile, es tu cielo azulado uploaded by Diego Salgado.

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.

Book Review: The Leader's Checklist By Michael Useem

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book will ultimately sell for $6.99. I recommend getting your free copy. When leadership really matters," explains Useem.

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. From CDI: read more.

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. The U.S.

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.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

The Atacama Desert in Chile is next. 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. Not convinced yet? CSOs and Internet Users Need to Get Involved.

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


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. The Gov 2.0

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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 trip has been supported by the Canadian Embassy and UNESCO.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata


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.

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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. From TechSoup Global's grant-funded projects: MaintainIT Project.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Just thought I'd take a look at the state of electronics recycling around the world to see how we're doing. World Snapshot. Europe. The Guiyu.

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. Taste and adjust the seasonings.

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. fill in the blank tiny text bowl to a Have Fun Do Good reader.

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Building Refurbished Computers with Volunteers at InterConnection

Tech Soup Blog

This week we’d like to introduce you to a unique TechSoup Refurbished Computer Initiative. What, you may ask, makes InterConnection unique?

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. "Our philanthropy has to ignite action.

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. Open Data Applied.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

What is the Science Center World Congress ? Most museum conferences are focused on professional learning and networking. I don't think that's yet true.

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

Museum 2.0

On Tuesday, I reviewed Elaine Gurian’s essay, Choosing Among the Options , on museum archetypes and self-definition. It did that more than once.

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. Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women. to 5.9% They got a win.