From Coast to Coast: How Healthcare Organizations are Handling the Outpouring of Support and In-Kind Gifts

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Texas (U niversity M edical C enter (UMC) El Paso) : Thank you for stepping up and investing in our community’s health. We are all in this together , and we will get through it because we are El Paso Strong. . The concept of time for those of us staying at home who aren’t in direct services h as radically changed. Months ago, there were weekends when I felt as though I ran from one obligation to the next.

The New York Times Loves DoSomething’s Crisis Text Line

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The article cites Nancy Lublin, Crisis Text Line’s founder and the head of DoSomething.org, who notes that “children with eating disorders seek help more often Sunday through Tuesday, that self-cutters do not wait until after school to hurt themselves, and that depression is reported three times as much in El Paso as in Chicago.”

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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El Paso. El Monte. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

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If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

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We were surprised when we reached a roadblock just West of El Paso. I was also surprised that El Paso, TX is only the half-way point between LA and Austin. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. I recently stood at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near Ground Zero, looking up to read the timeline on the wall. I was shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers, and it didn’t matter that many of us were quietly crying. It certainly didn’t feel like nearly 9 years had passed.

Crowdsourcing and the nonprofit community

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Before Sun Health, Tompkins served as marketing director for Sierra Medical Center, a Tenet Health hospital in El Paso, Texas, and public relations director for Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Ariz. posted by Coiya Tompkins , Vice President, Corporate. Communications & Public Relations. Sun Health. As anyone who works at a nonprofit organization can tell you, surplus is a luxury most NPOs rarely enjoy.

Vote for Your CNN Hero: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Impact

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Maria Ruiz "Several times a week, Maria Ruiz of El Paso, Texas, crosses the border into Juarez, Mexico, bringing food, clothing and toys for hundreds of impoverished children and their families." I started watching a lot of CNN before the election. It's kinda depressing, but I'm trying to stay informed.

What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose

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In August 2013, they sent an opt-in text message to area codes in El Paso and Chicago. I was lucky enough this morning to hear Nancy Lublin’s opening keynote at the Data On Purpose conference hosted by the Stanford Social Innovation Review.