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Disaster Relief Donations: Help Nonprofits Help in a Crisis


When disasters strike, it’s comforting to know there are people on their way to help. Government agencies are often dispatched to address disasters, but so are many disaster relief nonprofits who lend a hand alongside governmental relief efforts. Fundraise for disaster relief nonprofits. Donate funds.

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Rapid Employee Relief in Disasters: How companies can provide timely and compassionate support to employees in their time of need


When disaster strikes, timing is everything, and the best kind of relief is the kind that comes fast. Disaster relief organizations understand that needs begin before the storm arrives, through evacuation orders, and last until homes are rebuilt or are safe to inhabit. They can appoint an in-house team to lead the effort.


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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Centers: $200 million in New Capacity Building Funding Available


Not to mention the most advanced disaster relief systems available. Who could we connect to your 988 service - other community services providers, local health organizations, or area mobile crisis units? All on one multi-partner, multi-program platform to reduce your technology costs.

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6 Ways To Increase Mobile Giving In 2014


Convenience is key in today’s technology driven society, and as a direct result of this fact, mobile giving is poised to rise in 2014. While a quarter of a million pounds were raised via text messaging one hour after the disaster struck. Make sure your mobile site is optimized for multiple platforms.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Further, most Kenyans do not use credit cards, instead the majority of the population use mobile payments and cash. M-Changa strives to make it convenient for local NGOs to accept both mobile and card payments. M-Changa has also partnered with GlobalGiving to enable NGOs already of the platform to accept mobile payments.

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The Commons Introduces Grassroots Mobile Survey

Saleforce Nonprofit

Enter: Grassroots Mobile Survey, now available to install. By using a mobile phone, they can collect data on the go and easily sync it to their Salesforce platform if they are in an area where the internet is unavailable. Cori O’Brien (CO): Trish, you brought Grassroots Mobile Survey to The Commons.

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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

My contribution to the panel is to provide context about the use of social media in emergency and disaster response as well as an overview of some of the tools we saw deployed last year and we may see in the future. Reports of violence and of peace efforts could be placed via the web or mobile phone. Citizen-Powered Response.