New App-based Nonprofit Aims at Curing Hunger | News - KEYT

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New App-based Nonprofit Aims at Curing Hunger | News - KEYT : "1Family 1Restaurant is a innovative new web based/mobile app program with a goal to cure family hunger in America. What we do is connect restaurants, pantry partners and people in the community to give those in need food insecure individuals a dinning experience at a restaurant,” said Panagoti. " 'via Blog this

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Measuring World Hunger Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Measuring World Hunger Day – a guest post by Geoff Livingston. As the lead social strategist for the World Hunger Relief Project a social fundraising giving day on World Food Day this October 16 , I was given two goals: Encourage 10,000 people to raise $200,000.

The Front Lines of Hunger

Connection Cafe

on the hunger front lines of Thanksgiving Day Author: Blair Naylor. It’s that time of year when the holidays just start barrel rolling into one another and before you know it, they’re over and it’s 2012.

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'Spoontember' Campaign Aims to Spur Action on Hunger - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Spoontember' Campaign Aims to Spur Action on Hunger - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "National food-bank network Feeding America is running a monthlong multimedia effort branding September as "Spoontember" to raise awareness and spur giving to combat hunger, writes Digiday." 'via

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5 Important Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn From The Hunger Games

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Fans’ obsession with the Hunger Games saga isn’t by chance. As a Hunger Games fanatic (if Disney creates a Panem-based theme park, I’ll be first in line to visit the Capitol), I’ve been thinking about how nonprofits can learn from the phenomenon and generate this type of dedicated following.

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Fight Hunger: Video Contest

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FightHunger.org is a division of the UN World Food Programme set up to help end child hunger by 2015 which is part of the first Millenium Development Goal They have just launched a viral video contest and are looking for a short, upbeat videos about ending child hunger.

Try Eating for $4 a Day. Join The Hunger Challenge

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I didn't, until I read about the San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. Last year, 6 food bloggers and recipe developers tried to eat 3 meals on $3 per day during the 2008 San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. Hat tip to Tyson Foods Hunger Relief 's post Hunger Twitterers ).

Fight Hunger Viral Video Contest

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They are looking for an, "upbeat viral video that spreads the word about ending child hunger by 2015." hunger video contestIn 2006, 760,000 people in 118 countries and 420 locations walked as part of the Walk the World campaign.

Fight Hunger's Click To Feed A Child Campaign Facebook App

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Today I discovered the Fight Hunger's Click to Feed a Child. I also discovered a group called " I will donate $1 for every person that joins this group to Fight Hunger " which is being organized by some super activists high school kids.).

A Farm Bill Should Not Increase Hunger in America

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Our friends at Feeding America not only provide much needed meals to hungry Americans every day, they also work hard to protect anti-hunger programs like Food Stamps. Their efforts to ensure that these programs aren’t cut from the next version of the Farm Bill is the featured action of the day on Care2.com. Take a moment and contact your legislators and support them in their figh t. Advocacy Current Affairs Marketing Our Clients

Second Life Joins Worldwide Effort to End Child Hunger

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On Sunday, 13 May 2007, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and partners are teaming up to call for an end to child hunger. Fight Hunger: Walk the World???

Fight Hunger Announces Video Content Winner!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I interviewed the Web Team over at Fight Hunger I got an email from Cordelia SalterNour telling me that they've selected a winner for their video contest. A little bit NPTech blog kismet, someone just the other day raised the question: "What's good or useful about user-generated content and what's just entertaining or cute?" " Cordelia's answer: For us it's perfect - it combines all the messages we wanted to get across in a neat, engaging video.

NPO Event Blog: Hunger Walk

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Nancy White at Full Circle found a great example of a ngo event blog called "Walk the World. Thanks Nancy! Gotta track down Michael and interview him. perhaps after the event is over

Hunger Is A Global and Local Issue: Some Ways To Take Action

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" Hunger is not only local issue, but also a global one. obesity and chronic hunger and malnutrition. I've set up a the Social Actions Twitterfeed to search and post for hunger related campaigns and actions. Photo by Danamdefebbo.

A Round Up of Food Charities and Causes to Fight Hunger

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Send A Postcard from the Hunger site As we approach the annual Thanksgiving feast , there are more than 850 million people in the world who go hungry. I thought I'd highlight a few charitable organizations that are working to end hunger and some opportunities for donations.

Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal

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Heifer International, Beaconfire, and Forge FX have teamed up to launch Heifer Village: Nepal – an online game that takes players deep into the lives of Nepalese villagers who are striving to overcome poverty and hunger.

Great reads from around the web on June 15th

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" Case Study: Feeding America and the Spark Generator | Call2Action – Great case study about Feeding America's recent multi-channel campaign: "Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity.

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An Interview with the Web Team at Fight Hunger (4 out of 5 women)

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Meet the Fight Hunger Web Team From left: Anna Yl??-Kauttu, It is a partnership of UN agencies, NGOs, businesses, schools, universities, communities and individuals who all believe that we can work together to end child hunger. Fight Hunger is using a lot of new web 2.0

Happy Thanksgiving!

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According to the Food Research and Action Center , more than 36 million people lived in households in America struggling against hunger in 2007. Hunger isn't just a problem in America. So I thought how a couple of bloggers came together to fight hunger.

The Tyson Truck Arrived Today at the Boston Food Bank

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Tyson Foods was willing to donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank per comment on its Hunger Relief blog. (Tyson Foods has perfected a social media strategy that leverages blog comments for food donations as noted on the Fast Company blog.) . Tags: hunger

I'll Text for Food

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Hunger is a serious issue in America, especially in these hard times. President-elect Obama pledged to end childhood hunger by 2015 during his presidential campaign. Share Our Strength is the leading national organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America.

Social Media Breakfast Leverages Two Truckloads of Tyson Food Donation for Boston Food Bank!

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Tyson Foods was willing to donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank per comment on its Hunger Relief blog. . The theme for Social Media Breakfast #11 in Boston this morning was " Social Media for Social Good."

Social Media Breakfast Boston: Help Leverage A Tyson Foods Gift of Protein for Boston

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Before you read any further, go over to Tyson Foods and c omment on this post about hunger in Massachusetts. This comments for food concept was first implemented very successfully by the Austin Social Media Club during August's Hunger Awareness Month HAM Tweetup. Social Media Breakfast Boston View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: givelist giving ). For every comment, Tyson Foods will donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank.

New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

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Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Achieving the SDGs: Taking Action for the 2030 Agenda In Your Community

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“We can end hunger around the world by 2030.”. When you consider a goal like ending hunger, you have a couple of choices. Now, back to our big “end hunger” goal. Something like ending hunger isn’t a challenge that’s confined to developing nations.

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6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits

John Haydon

Feeding America uses Twitter to encourage people to act in the fight to end hunger. In the tweet below, they want you to ask your senator to sponsor the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015.

At the table with Share Our Strength | Beaconfire Wire

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Their mission of “No Kid Hungry&# is one we stand behind and their 10 point strategy for ending childhood hunger in America is smart and effective. In parallel, we’re helping out on their holiday fundraising, which for the first time will include alternative gifts to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

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Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

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We Can End This is a yearlong initiative focused on sparking innovation and broader engagement in the movement to end hunger in America. It's official kickoff went down at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 much like the Pledge to End Hunger did in 2009. On top of unvailing the new movement at SXSW a new website was launched and a frontpage promotion was put on Mashable.com.

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Spread the Love and #BAD11

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This year, Blog Action Day’s focus is FOOD as it coincides with World Food Day that aims to increase awareness, understanding and fuel year-around action to alleviate hunger. Hunger is the world’s No. Take Action Against Hunger. Author: Jill Ward.

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Charities latch onto 'crowdsourcing' - CSMonitor.com

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Charities latch onto ''crowdsourcing'' - CSMonitor.com : Instead of looking for a few large donors, they''re finding that acquiring many small ones is an effective way to battle homelessness, poverty, hunger, and so on. Instead of narrow appeals tied to specific events or drives – as has long been done for charity walks and races – philanthropic groups are using the power of the Internet to expand their fundraising to a mass audience at a much lower cost than traditional methods.

Mom, What Day is Dinner?

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Lindsi and her team used compelling imagery in a multi-channel approach to raise more than a quarter million dollars to fight hunger in their community. Author: Cheryl Black. Lindsi Gish, Communications Manager for Second Harvest Heartland , recently told us her story about a successful integrated marketing and fundraising campaign known as "What Day is Dinner".

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Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

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7 Feeding America: “Four faces of Hunger” (website). Pixel-perfect interactive design using a “long page” design with parallax for Feeding America explains hunger through the four composite characters of Jessica, Alicia, Martin and Harold. #8

Daily DoGooder: Food Insecurity, how it happens and what you can do

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Change the world, one video at a time.Food Insecurity, how it happens and what you can do | 2:59 British Red Cross Why are some communities more vulnerable to hunger and famine? There are many reasons, which together add up to food insecurity, the world’s no.1 health risk. On this Thanksgiving day we present a [.]. Daily DoGooder

Everywun Wants Your Clicks

Robert Weiner

The article makes this sound like a new idea, but The Hunger Site (and their later projects for breast cancer, children’s health, literacy, rain forest protection, and animal rescue) has been doing this since 1999. The Hunger Site started out as a pure click-to-give site (for every click a corporate sponsor makes a set donation), but diversified its fundraising techniques after the last economic downturn.

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13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

World Hunger: A Billion for a Billion. YouTube launched almost 13 years ago on February 14, 2005 and you got to give credit to the early adopter nonprofits active on YouTube in its early years.

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The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com)

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The Giving Map is designed to make it fast and easy to connect you with a nonprofit organization that helps others and fits your areas of interest, whether that's hunger and homelessness or arts and education. The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com): "The Giving MapIn this holiday season of particular economic hardship, charitable giving is critical to many in our region.

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Daily DoGooder: Hungry Kate: The Girl With A Belly Ache

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This animation of Kate’s reality in changing from ‘normalcy’ to ‘hunger’ presents a scenario which may seem distant but which [.]. Change the world, one video at a time.Hungry Kate: The Girl With A Belly Ache | 2:02 Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank Pictorial analogies have a way of hitting home those concepts which seem distant and removed. Daily DoGooder

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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The Oxfam Hunger Banquet ® is one of the organization’s most powerful events. Hunger Banquets have touched hundreds of thousands of people’s lives over the past forty years. To find out how you can host your own Oxfam Hunger Banquet, click here.

Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

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Looking at the extensive list of nonprofits that were touted, which you can view here, the social media campaign was fairly successful and channeled some inspiring and passionate tweets on behalf of a number of nonprofits, from Action Against Hunger and Alex’s Lemonade Stand to Vision of Children and the World Federation of UN Associations Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. :

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

Mobile Commons

The Oxfam Hunger Banquet ® is one of the organization’s most powerful events. Hunger Banquets have touched hundreds of thousands of people’s lives over the past forty years. To find out how you can host your own Oxfam Hunger Banquet, click here.