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Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti

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After escaping he was left homeless and living on the streets of Haiti until discovered by Haiti Mama , a nonprofit organization committed to connecting homeless children with their families. Most orphaned and vulnerable children in Haiti are not as fortunate. There is hope.

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company: "Since the 2010 earthquake, not-for-profits and corporations have developed new technologies to better deliver services to Haitians, transforming aid in disaster areas everywhere

Do you want to change the world? Prove it.

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Such is the call of a recent integrated marketing campaign launched by Mission of Hope, Haiti (MOH). Do you want to change the world?

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

I’m joining a panel to talk about the response for support after the Haiti earthquakes last year. Examples from Haiti. Slides.

Crowdsourced data is not a substitute for real statistics

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Patrick Ball, Jeff Klingner, and Kristian Lum After the earthquake in Haiti, Ushahidi organized a centralized text messaging system to allow people to inform others about people trapped under damaged buildings and other humanitarian crises. statistics Haiti crowdsourcing texting Ushahidi correlation human rights SMS

Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits

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Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake. The series, entitled “Lessons Learned from Haiti,” includes five seminars that will take place March through May

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Haiti and Mobile Grassroots Giving

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I feel inspired by the outpouring of support for Haiti we've seen this past week. Author: Amber Wobschall. Often just $10.

The Social Media Response to the Disaster in Haiti

Amy Sample Ward

I have a guest post up on the NTEN blog discussing some of the ways social media was put into action as soon as the earthquakes struck in Haiti: When disaster strikes, we want information as soon as possible and we want to help just as quickly. Tags: fundraising maps mobile disaster haiti nten red cross the extraordinaries ushahidi

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Tragedy in Haiti - How can I help?

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I am saddened by the news and images coming from Haiti after the devastating earthquake that hit yesterday. Author: Jill Ward.

More on Using Crowdsourced Data to Find Big Picture Patterns (Take 3)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

statistics crisismapping Haiti crowdsourcing patterns Ushahidi humanitarianThanks to commenter Differance bringing up in response to to our last post on this topic that made me want to take a new tack. You're absolutely right that information quality comes from people and that data's fitness for a particular purpose is very contextual.

Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm

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Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm: "Telethons were struck up. Traditional commercial messaging campaigns on TV, radio, and telephone were launched, but in 2010, a new medium was quickly alighted upon by those innovators in the sector: the mobile giving phenomenon.

Support Disaster Relief in Haiti

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The images coming out of Haiti following Tuesday's earthquake are heartbreaking. It is comforting to know that so many nonprofit organizations are already helping on the ground and more relief is on the way. People are using the Internet to stay informed about the disaster, help communicate what's happening, and to donate to charities.

Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch

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Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch : "Back in March 2010, when the devastating earthquake in Haiti was still making headline news, UN member states pledged over $9 billion for Haiti’s reconstruction – including $5.3 billion for 2010-2011

Communicating in Times of Crisis

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strategy crisis communications emergency response Haiti SyriaWe are humans before we are communications professionals, and when crisis strikes it can be challenging to balance emotions with professional actions. The post Communicating in Times of Crisis appeared first on The See3 Blog.

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

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Haiti Earthquake and Online Giving. The response to the Haiti earthquake by online and mobile donors has been awe-inspiring.

International Red Cross Support in Haiti

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VisionLink is pleased to announce that we have been (for several weeks already), supporting the work of the American and International Red Cross in Haiti. We were able to deploy a large scale solution to capture and manage information about the needs of individuals and households in Haiti. Dr. W.

onPhilanthropy: Articles: Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering

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onPhilanthropy: Articles: Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti Suffering: "Online Community Responds Swiftly to Haiti SufferingWednesday, January 13, 2010By: Susan Carey DempseyThere is little good news out of Haiti today, as it continues to assess the damage and begin to help the survivors of the 7.0

Haiti Earthquake Relief Sees Mobile Giving Gaining Ground in Europe

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Nothing But Net - Aid for Haiti Gets Webby

NetWits

Like all of you, I've been terribly saddened by the catastrophic earthquake that rocked Haiti last week. Watching the nonprofit community step-up and shine in this time of need reminds me why I love working in this sector ( check out all these amazing orgs that are helping in Haiti

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Haiti mobile giving may spark surge in overall SMS contributions

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Haiti mobile giving may spark surge in overall SMS contributions: "Manis, a former senior vice president at premium SMS aggregator m-Qube who left after it was acquired by VeriSign, said the huge spike in mobile giving after the Haiti earthquake represents a confluence of multiple factors. Organizations such as the Mobile.

Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds | PND | Foundation Center

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New technology tools help Haiti earthquake relief - NashuaTelegraph.com

AFP Blog

New technology tools help Haiti earthquake relief - NashuaTelegraph.com: "Volunteers have built and refined software for tracking missing people, mapping the disaster area and enabling urgent cell-phone text messaging. Organizations including the International Red Cross, the United Nations, the World Bank and the U.S.

NorthJersey.com: Texting donations brings in millions for Haiti

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NorthJersey.com: Texting donations brings in millions for Haiti: "Michael Nilsen, senior director of public affairs for the Association of Professional Fundraisers in Arlington, Va., compared the sudden jump in text fund raising to the way online giving broke into the public consciousness following the 9/11 attacks.“One

Embed this How to Help Haiti Link on Your Site

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Here is a link to a White House Web Page that summarizes how your users and Community Operating System visitors can respond to the needs in Haiti. The link takes you to a web page that shows both what will be displayed, and the code which you can embed in your CommunityOS content management page(s) to create the link automatically.

Haiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving Awake- The NonProfit Times Dec 20, 2010

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This one is from Nonprofit TimesHaiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving Awake- The NonProfit Times Dec 20, 2010: "Haiti Quake Shook Mobile Giving AwakeWithin 42 minutes of last January’s earthquake in Haiti, the Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF), in Issaquah, Wash., We are posting some selected articles from December that may have been missed.

Lessons From Haiti: Uses of New Media in Disaster Recovery Efforts

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magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010. read more. Tools

City Brights: Zennie Abraham : Haiti Earthquake update: Red Cross family finder website up

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City Brights: Zennie Abraham : Haiti Earthquake update: Red Cross family finder website up: "A Haiti Earthquake update. The American and Haitian Red Cross, and the International Committee of the Red Cross has announced a new website to allow loved ones to work to find their lost family members in Haiti, in the wake of the 7.0

CANADIAN WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION | Mobile Giving for Haiti Earthquake Relief Raises $500,000 in Canada

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CANADIAN WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION | Mobile Giving for Haiti Earthquake Relief Raises $500,000 in Canada: "Mobile Giving for Haiti Earthquake Relief Raises $500,000 in CanadaMobile Giving Foundation Canada Enables Leading National Non-Profit Organizations to Drive General Public Donations via Mobile PhonesOTTAWA, Feb.

How Haiti's Earthquake Inspired LinkedIn's Skill-based Volunteer Marketplace | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

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How Haiti's Earthquake Inspired LinkedIn's Skill-based Volunteer Marketplace | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation : It’s not just for landing your next job anymore. In the event of a natural disaster, LinkedIn has a new service--LinkedIn For Good--that will connect people in need with people with the skills to help them.

Social Media Aids Efforts to Help Victims of Earthquake in Haiti - Philanthropy.com

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Hot Off The Presses: Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study

Connection Cafe

What about Haiti relief? While events such as the Haiti earthquake certainly had an impact on online fundraising in 2010, the efficiency and timeliness of online and other digital forms of engagement is creating more opportunity for organizations to reach people and engage them in a deeper relationship. Author: Jill Ward.

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Micro Volunteering for the Haiti Earthquake

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here you will find opportunities to donate your tech skills to Haiti. Tweet from kateatyrownrisk. It uses their new researcher tool.

Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti - washingtonpost.com

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Twitter Strikes Deal To Bring Free SMS Tweets To Haiti - washingtonpost.com: "Following the disastrous earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, a number of web companies have been setting up special programs to try and do their part to help.

Haiti Support: Songs, Supplies, and SMS Fundraising Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

helping Haiti -- from the charity: water offices, Monday from charity: water on Vimeo. Embedded Giving to Haiti. Here's a few more: 1.

Keeping Your Balance While Helping Haiti

Have Fun - Do Good

Eventually, Haiti will be out of the 24-hour news cycle, but its people will still need support. Look at your budget.

Text messages are one more way to help Haiti victims - Las Cruces Sun-News

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Crisis Mapping in Haiti from Ushahidi, Donate by Texting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues at Ushahidi have already swung into action and are mapping crisis information from Haiti. Disclaimer: I'm on the board).

Making the most impact for Haiti relief: Avoiding Fundraising Fraud during Crisis

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In the past 8 days, the surge of generosity for Haiti relief has been amazing. Find a charity with a proven track record of success in providing disaster relief and one that has worked in Haiti. Do Not Give To The Haitian Government – Haiti is known to be a corrupt country. Author: Jordan Viator. Doubtful.

Support IPPF’s mobile health clinics and teams in Haiti!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Photo from International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region showing the complete devastation of its PROFAMIL Haiti clinic.

7 Most Costly Sins of Donation Forms [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The humble donation form has but one purpose: to capture a gift. Somewhere a piece of me dies, friends. 1 No mobile experience for donation forms.