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How You Can Support America's Heroes And Help Them Win $50K

Folks, the American Heroes Charity Challenge has officially launched and can either give money to your favorite nonprofit helping America's heroes, or raise up to $50K for your nonprofit. You can still sign up.
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6 Ways You Can Celebrate Veterans This Weekend

Folks, many of you know that I’m a big supporter of service members, veterans, and their families. They're the people who help protect our country and they deserve a big thank you for all of their sacrifices.
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How One Springsteen Cassette Changed a Veteran's Life

Hey, I believe in supporting veterans, service members, and their families year round. They deserve a lot more credit than they get.
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How You Can Stand Up For America's Heroes Right Now (and win tickets to see Bruce Springsteen live in NYC)

I'm really looking forward to attending the 10th Annual Stand Up for Heroes event on November 1 at at Madison Square Garden. It's a fundraiser for the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), who's doing really good work to support veterans, service members, and their families.
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Why It's Important to Give Back to Veterans and Milfams Year-Round

Folks, I do some work to support orgs helping out service members, veterans, and their families. I figure it's the least I can do to give back. We recently wrapped up our 4th annual Veterans Charity Challenge.
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One Nerd’s Take on the Future of Philanthropy

You don’t need to make a killing to make a difference. The current models of big philanthropy focus on accumulating massive wealth, followed by the charitable contribution of a very small percentage of that wealth. I’ve practiced a different model, one that’s focused on a commitment to fairness and doing right by others.
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How We Raised Over $300,000 for Veterans and Their Families

Folks, the 4th annual Veterans Charity Challenge just came to a close, and lots of money was raised for nonprofits supporting veterans, military families, and other American heroes who risk their lives for us.  The Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund donated $50K to the Challenge in an effort to give back.
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How You Can Support America’s Heroes This 4th of July

Folks, the Veterans Charity Challenge kicked off a few weeks ago. This is a great opportunity to support nonprofits supporting America’s heroes. It’s our 4th year hosting the Challenge, and the nonprofits have already raised more than 44% of the money raised last year—this is a really big deal.
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How You Can Support America's Heroes This Month

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans and milfams, and the orgs that help 'em out. One way that the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund supports them each year is through the Veterans Charity Challenge.
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What a 21st Birthday Means for craigslist

Folks, big news: craigslist launched 21 years ago. This means that for more than two decades, we've helped people put food on the table and put a roof over that table. I created craigslist to really develop a community, and help others out. Nowadays, I'm not doing any craigslist management.