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5 Ways Nonprofits And Funders Can Better Connect

Folks, I get lots of requests for support, and my background in customer service is really helpful for getting back to people pretty quickly. Unfortunately, lots of orgs reach out but don't really have a specific ask in mind connected to specific outcomes.
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How One Nonprofit Is Fighting Hunger At Its Roots

DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) really targets the cycle of hunger and poverty in an effort to throw a wrench into the vicious spiral. Each of their ventures creates opportunities for meaningful careers, access to healthy food, and tests innovative solutions to systemic failures.
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How Animals Support America's Heroes Every Day

Hey, folks - big news: we just raised a total of $290,644 for America's heroes, including the $50K that the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund donated to the orgs.
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Why I'm Supporting Military Families, Their Kids, And Teachers

Okay, sure, as a people we're forgetting how much support and respect that veterans have earned. We've never really realized how much their families have sacrificed; how they serve at home in often difficult circumstances. We also tend to forget how much respect and support teachers deserve and how little we support them.
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Why Women Veterans Need Your Help Right Now

Did you know that more than 345,000 women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Women are the fastest-growing segment of the veteran population, and yet many women vets are left without the proper care to support their needs when they return from service.
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How To Give Back to America's Heroes This July 4th

The American Heroes Charity Challenge is in full swing over on CrowdRise, and lots of folks are funding the nonprofits who support veterans, milfams, firefighters, and police officers. As of now, over $142,000 has been raised for these orgs.
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5 Things Nonprofits Should Be Doing On Social Media

Folks, I work with nonprofits who are fighting for really good causes, and sometimes they're so busy that they forget to engage online. The thing is, their supporters aren't forgetting to sign into their social networks and scroll through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
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How Service Dogs Are Changing Veterans' Lives

The American Heroes Charity Challenge is running right now in an effort to give money to the organizations working hard to support the people who are risking their lives for our country, and their families.
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How Two Neighbors Shared Much More Than Wifi And Helped An International Community

Craig Newmark and Organic Health Response come full circle 8 years later After a chance meeting at a San Francisco coffee shop eight years ago, the founder of craigslist took a chance on a dreamer with a big idea.
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Avoiding Inequity By Giving Youth A Voice

All youth deserve to have a voice on issues that matter to them. Unfortunately, research continues to show that this ideal is not achieved for millions of young people. CIRCLE is committed to helping organizations and governments use research and data to improve civic life and close gaps in opportunities for civic engagement.