Tornado Facebook Group Reunites Oklahoma Victims With Belongings

AFP Blog

Tornado Facebook Group Reunites Oklahoma Victims With Belongings : "Hagelberg logged into Facebook and found that many of her neighbors had reported finding items, so she decided to start a Facebook group to reunite victims of the tornado with their missing belongings.

Oklahoma governor thanks media for tornado coverage | Poynter.

AFP Blog

Oklahoma governor thanks media for tornado coverage | Poynter. : We have a big metro area and then we have very rural Oklahoma in our viewing area,” Hendrix told me. The Vital Role of Online and Mobile When I spoke with him Tuesday morning, an exhausted-sounding KFOR Interim News Director Steve Johnson was juggling the demands of coordinating another day of storm cleanup and what will likely be another afternoon of heavy storms.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Severe Weather in Texas and Oklahoma - Debris Removal and Muckout Hotline

VisionLink

United Way of Abilene, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center​ and Crisis Cleanup​ are sponsoring a free, multi-agency debris removal and muckout hotline for survivors of the recent severe weather in Texas and Oklahoma. Effective immediately through July 4th, residents of Texas and Oklahoma requiring assistance may call 1-800-451-1954 to request help with cleanup, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm As a public service, VisionLink, Connect First, Inc.​,

Mobile Beacon Expands Relief Offers to Texas and Oklahoma

Tech Soup Blog

Recent disasters like the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas might have left some organizations in those states without reliable Internet connectivity. Eligible organizations in Texas and Oklahoma (as well as Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island) can now request either 25 or 10 access devices at a reduced administrative fee.

AidMatrix Using Innovative Tech To Aid Tornado Victims

TechImpact

In the wake of yet another disaster, this time with unprecedentedly powerful tornadoes in Oklahoma, the power of tech-savvy nonprofits is once again on full display. Blog Industry News Leadership Tech aidmatrix disaster recovery Oklahoma

Aidmatrix Offers Free Listing Service to TechSoup Members Active in Oklahoma Relief Efforts

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofits aiding relief efforts in Moore, Oklahoma can post their needs and connect directly with donors using Aidmatrix Network , a service offered by TechSoup partner, Aidmatrix. If you are not directly on the ground but still want to help, you can get the word out to your community and constituents about disaster relief needs in Oklahoma. Image: Helping Oklahoma Recover, Aidmatrix.

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

EveryAction

From Equality Florida to Freedom Oklahoma to Basic Rights Oregon, we amplify the power of the state-based LGBTQ movement. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Pilcher presented roundtable BYOA sessions at the Transformative Learning Conference in Oklahoma City, Okla., Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The request led her to crowdsourcing apps at national conferences. this past March and then again at the Association of Nurses in Professional Development’s (ANPD) Aspire to Excel conference in Las Vegas, Nev., in July.

Using Geospatial Maps in Time of Disaster

VisionLink

Geospatial mapping is an increasingly hot topic in large-scale natural disasters, including Hurricane Sandy and the Oklahoma Tornadoes. As technology continues to advance, data mapping is moving from being a powerful tool for specific cases to being a new norm in all disaster relief. Collecting and distributing critical information graphically helps both the responders and the millions of victims each year.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

VisionLink

States participating in the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy are: California Hawaii Illinois New Mexico Ohio Oklahoma West Virginia VisionLink is proud to partner with the Complete College America and believe that “We all work better by working together”. VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

Welcome Ideas From Anyone

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Carl Magee invented the parking meter when back in 1932 the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce asked Magee to solve problems caused by all-day parkers in the downtown business district. Great ideas for your business can come at anytime from anyone on your team. So, as a leader, be sure you dig deep for ideas, and provide an easy way for all employees to make suggestions. Did you know that the idea for the microwave oven came to the inventor, Percy L.

5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis

SocialFish

The latest tornado in the state of Oklahoma damaged the area and caused many casualties. The Salvation Army of Oklahoma took to Twitter to express how they are helping people and to keep everyone updated on the current situation: We’ve been responding through the night & we won’t rest until our neighbors are cared for! We are still tracking storms in Oklahoma right now. Stay alert, Oklahoma! —

Voice 97

Convio Go! List-Building Strategies

Connection Cafe

To help the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (a nonprofit medical research organization) find the answers, the Convio Go! To learn more about the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), please visit [link]. Author: Jennifer Atkins. OMRF Shows New Supporters that “Geek is Chic” Working with small, resource-strapped nonprofits, we often find that many have the same questions about engaging new supporters: How often should we communicate? Are we saying too much?

Convio 209

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

Connection Cafe

Participants: Boston College, Dartmouth College, Indiana University, Marquette University, Oklahoma State University, and University of Colorado – Boulder. Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1]. The two days spent together was so valuable that it seemed like a perfect opportunity to share some insights and median trends with the higher education community at large.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Oklahoma. Oklahoma business registration: fees for needed licenses. Oklahoma charitable registration: $15-$65, depending on contributions. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?”

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefited the American Indian Center for Excellence (AICE) at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. 3/19/12 Update: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits launched in conjunction with a social media and mobile technology training and book tour that also served as fundraiser for partners nonprofits – a total of $17,130 was raised. Thanks very much to those that attended, the nonprofit partners (listed below), and the Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

ODA Special Projects Manager , Oklahoma Dental Association – The Special Project Manager is responsible for the management of the annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OkMOM) event, including, but not limited to, solicitation of sponsorships, coordination of volunteers, graphic and web design, contracts and all program logistics. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Job 71

Eric Jacobson - Untitled Article

Eric Jacobson

Carl Magee invented the parking meter when back in 1932 the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce asked Magee to solve problems caused by all-day parkers in the downtown business district. Great ideas for your business can come at anytime from anyone on your team. So, as a leader, be sure you dig deep for ideas, and provide an easy way for all employees to make suggestions. Did you know that the idea for the microwave oven came to the inventor, Percy L.

Putting a Face on Wonkiness OR Wonkiness is Cool

Connection Cafe

Check out these great examples: • Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation’s “ Geek…It’s The New Chic ” • Environmental Defense Fund’s “ Adopt a Nerd &rdquo Author: Jordan Viator. Guest post by Emily Goodstein, Account Manager at Convio. Last week I adopted a wonk. His name is Matt and he loves skinny ties, cooking non-hippy meals, and enjoying televised sporting events.

How to Incorporate March Madness in Your Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Anyone can become a quick basketball expert by predicting that North Dakota State would beat Oklahoma or that Mercer can play superior basketball to Duke. March Madness is one of the annual rites of spring time—right along with setting your clocks back an hour and discovering what toys were hidden in the huge snow pile in the backyard. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is an annual tradition that can turn even the most indifferent people into basketball fans for three weeks.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit the American Indian Center for Excellence (AICE) at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

Charities Use SMS to Raise Funds and Help Tornado Victims Rebuild

Mobile Commons

After tornados tore through Oklahoma and Texas, the tens of thousands of survivors have struggled to rebuild. In response, charities such as World Vision and Save the Children turned to SMS to raise the vital funds to help these communities.

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

in Oklahoma is one of the frontline organizations that addresses these and other issues in a very interesting way – starting with the children. is located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, which is the capitol of the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee Nation is the largest part of the Cherokee Tribe, spanning 14 counties in the northeastern part of Oklahoma. There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6 million Native Americans in the U.S.

Face-to-Face Communications with Zoom Help NGOs Around the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's staff also uses it to facilitate philanthropic support to tens of thousands of nonprofits, from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma to the Tax Busters in Serbia. A few months ago, TechSoup was able to launch a donation program for nonprofits in over 40 countries simultaneously for the first time. This milestone was made possible in part by the use of the online conferencing platform Zoom.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit the American Indian Center for Excellence (AICE) at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media.

8 Ideas for Social Media Rewards

Connection Cafe

Last month during my kid's spring break we took a little trip to a favorite destination of mine as a child, the Science Museum of Oklahoma. Author: Kent Gilliam. This place was always a magical place of learning for me! Thirty-something years later was no different. Ok, maybe it wasn't as "magical" but still I learned something before I even walked in the door. I saw something I had never seen before.

Ideas 181

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

Connection Cafe

Oklahoma City. 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.

Giving 206

Face-to-Face Communications with Zoom Help NGOs Around the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's staff also uses it to facilitate philanthropic support to tens of thousands of nonprofits, from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma to the Tax Busters in Serbia. A few months ago, TechSoup was able to launch a donation program for nonprofits in over 40 countries simultaneously for the first time. This milestone was made possible in part by the use of the online conferencing platform Zoom.

Who Will Be the Next $100,000 Purpose Prize Winner? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

She and Murphy were called to immediate service to search the rubble of the Oklahoma City bombing. There in Oklahoma, she realized the nation needed a better system for training search dogs and matching them to firefighters—not just volunteers. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Pottsboro Area Library: The Winner of TechSoup’s February Success Story Digital Connector Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

Pottsboro is a small town located 75 minutes north of Dallas on the Texas-Oklahoma border. To kick off our new success stories. section of TechSoup.org we launched a contest last month for great digital inclusion stories. We called it the TechSoup ‘Digital Connector’ Story Challenge. The challenge was that organizations had to tell their story with very few words – under 1,000 characters to be exact. Pottsboro Area Library in Texas.

Teen 44

How to Clear Critical Data From Your Cell Phone Before You Get Rid of It

Tech Soup Blog

The Pace Butler Cell Phone Data Erase Tool is operated by the Oklahoma City based mobile phone recycling company Pace Butler. In the U.S., we get new cell phones on average every 18 months. One of biggest risks we face is the critical data stored in our old phones that we get rid of. The good news is that it’s pretty easy to do a hard reset and clear mobile phones of personal information. Used and Re-Used.

Phone 46

Nomad Cafe: How to Start a Green Cafe

Have Fun - Do Good

I grew up in Oklahoma, in the heart of cattle country. I spent a few years back east at Boston University studying film, and ended up landing a job as a Production Assistant on a Hollywood film that was shooting back in Oklahoma. Have you ever thought about starting a green cafe? Well, Chris Waters of the Nomad Cafe in Oakland not only thought about it, he made it happen.

Why Are Charity Mobile Phone Donation Programs Going Extinct?

Tech Soup Blog

The Oklahoma City based cell phone recycling company, Pace Butler has experimented with multiple phone donation for charity programs over the years. Not that long ago, there were dozens of charity mobile phone donation programs vying for attention. When I went looking for them recently, I found that many had disappeared. What happened to them? Here’s what we found out. Why Phone Recycling Matters. In the world of electronics recycling, mobile phones are a problem.

Phone 61

Social Actions Roundup #19: Time to vote in USAID's first open source challenge!

Social Actions

DonorsChoose.org announces a challenge grant that will match donations to all projects posted by Oklahoma teachers. This week’s roundup draws attention to two contests that illustrate the impact social media technologies are having on not just private and nonprofit initiatives, but public spending as well. USAID’s first-ever open source challenge – the 2008 USAID Development 2.0 Challenge hosted by Netsquared – is ready for your vote.

Social Actions Roundup #19: Time to vote in USAID's first open source challenge!

Social Actions

DonorsChoose.org announces a challenge grant that will match donations to all projects posted by Oklahoma teachers. This week’s roundup draws attention to two contests that illustrate the impact social media technologies are having on not just private and nonprofit initiatives, but public spending as well. USAID’s first-ever open source challenge – the 2008 USAID Development 2.0 Challenge hosted by Netsquared – is ready for your vote.

The Wildness in the Corner: A Discussion with Jason Nelson

Museum 2.0

I grew up in Oklahoma. But there’s a lot of unexpected beauty in Oklahoma—weird folk art with plastic deer, a beautiful house. Okay, I lied. Last week I announced the end of Game Friday. But this week, I got the opportunity to interview Jason Nelson, creator of digital art and avant garde game wonder game, game, game, and again game and how could I resist? Jason Nelson is a lecturer in cyberstudies/digital art/digital creative writing at Griffith University in Queensland, AU.

Do You Know the Chase Bank Routing Transit Number?

SocialFish

Oklahoma. Your bank’s routing number is significant because it is the key to knowing where to send and receive money. In fact, when banks ask for a “voided check,” they are usually looking for this number. Another reason you need to know your bank’s routing number is that; it will definitely come in handy when you need to sign up for direct deposits, make payroll payments or even when you want to send out wire transfers. Chase bank routing numbers.

Welcome Ideas At Any Time From Anyone

Eric Jacobson

Carl Magee invented the parking meter when back in 1932 the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce asked Magee to solve problems caused by all-day parkers in the downtown business district. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.