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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I am lucky to be able to contribute this passion to Benetech by providing outreach and membership support in Spanish to the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Why shouldn’t students in Puerto Rico benefit from our technology and services? These were the questions that inspired my relationship with Marta Sanabria, the supervisor of Special Education of Puerto Rico who invited Bookshare to perform trainings for teachers, parents and agency workers on the island.

Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

VisionLink

We are honored that Visionlink, as a corporate partner, has been able to open access to the unaffiliated volunteer system to National VOAD and Volunteer Florida member organizations. This system provides several powerful functions: 1. If you would like to volunteer the system is currently accessible from the following sites: For Texas: [link] For Puerto Rico: [link] For U.S. Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

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As of December 2015 , L3Cs are only recognized in 10 states, three tribes and the territory of Puerto Rico, so if you are building your organization in one of the following places, yes you can! The federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Navajo Indian Nation and Puerto Rico. On the other hand, there are some kinks that still need to be worked out with the L3C system.

How To Get Started With Mobile Giving To Reach Fundraising Goals

Nonprofits Source

The first use of the text to bid system was during their “Sporting Affair” event, where local celebrities, professional athlete and wish kids and their families come together to talk about the hope, strength, and joy received from a wish come true. As a result of implementing this system, Make-A-Wish Colorado saw a 45% increase in auction revenue when compared to last year. Puerto Rico Relief Fund: Mobile Donation Page.

16 Million 2-1-1 Calls in 2009

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VisionLink''s Role VisionLink customers are among those providing 2-1-1 services, from New York to Washington state, from Florida to Maine, and here in our own state of Colorado--and for many regional and metropolitan systems in between. 2-1-1 Background 2-1-1 is available to over 240 million Americans – approximately 80% of the United States population –covering all or parts of 47 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Making Sense of Windows 8 Hardware

Tech Soup Blog

Windows 8 is such a big change to Microsoft's operating systems (OS) I thought it might be useful to have a look a their plans for the types of devices that will use it and also their longer-range plans. Microsoft itself makes and markets the Surface online and in its new retail stores in the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada. It is Microsoft's new mobile operating system, and somewhat different from PC-based Windows 8, but is in the same family of operating systems.

What Should I Do About Junk Hardware Donations?

Tech Soup Blog

national recycling system or law, so in some Midwestern, western and southern states, recyclers tend to charge something to properly dispose of IT discards. and Puerto Rico, so they’re convenient to most locations. It’s the holidays. We love to get donations, but what do you do when they’re junk? Donation Horror Stories on Facebook. A couple weeks ago we posted this on Facebook : “People mean well — they do!

Book Club Part 3b: Talking Institutional Change with Elaine Gurian

Museum 2.0

In Puerto Rico and Chile, there are museums made out of posters so that kids in parks can come and visit real art—well, it’s not real art, but you’re getting access to Picasso for $5. In Brussels, the children’s museum , which was found by a Boston person, now runs it as a psychological support system—they have one show every two years about things like failure or fear.