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Know Someone In Crisis? They Can Text For Help via Crisis Text Line

November 25, 2015

Hey, the Crisis Text Line is important to know about, especially this time of year. It's important to know that you're not alone and that there are lots of folks out there who want to listen to you, and who want to help. Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Volunteer… Read more »

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How Voting's Changing in the Digital Age

November 23, 2015

Hey, the Brennan Center for Justice has their boots on the ground and are working hard to ensure that everyone who's eligible has got the means to vote. I figure that service members and vets risk their lives for us, and to thank 'em, the least we can do is register to vote and then… Read more »

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How to Really Ramp Up Your Social Media

November 17, 2015

Hey, I've been suggesting for some time now that nonprofits spend more time on social media. One way to do that is to make sure you're sharing what you're up to on Facebook and Twitter, and another way to do that is by targeting your content to your audiences with Facebook's advertising. One org, ActionSprout… Read more »

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Women Startup Challenge Startup SoftSpot Wins $25K to Change the Face of Wearables

November 10, 2015

                        Last night the Women Startup Challenge took place at Microsoft in Times Square. You may have heard that 10 of the best women-led startups in the northeast took the stage to pitch their ventures to a panel of investors and tech experts. All… Read more »

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Women Startup Challenge to Showcase 10 Startups at Microsoft

November 9, 2015

It's the day of the Women Startup Challenge NYC, where 10 women-led startups will pitch their ventures to a panel of investors at Microsoft in Times Square. The startups are finalists in the Women Startup Challenge, and were chosen from nearly 200 startups across the NE. The sold-out Pitch Competition begins at 6pm with a… Read more »

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How You Can Give $500K Back To Vets With A Hashtag

November 5, 2015

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans, military families, and the orgs that support 'em. As Veterans Day approaches, the Bob Woodruff Foundation announced that they've teamed up with the Love the GIVE campaign to encourage Americans to honor the folks who have served by sharing acts of kindness through social media using the hashtag… Read more »

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Giving Back to the Birds

November 2, 2015

Hey, I really believe in what the folks over at Audubon are doing to support birds and wildlife, so I recently gave $10K to Audubon California and $25K to The National Audubon Society. I recently received a note from Audubon letting me know that my donation allowed them to secure an additional $17,500 through the… Read more »

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How Socks Will Save the Planet

October 26, 2015

I believe in helping out folks who are already doing good work to support 'em and help create more awareness. I also like to connect orgs and help them work together. Recently, I received an email from Kitty at Socks for Seniors. Socks for Seniors is a national nonprofit community service project to help senior… Read more »

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In the Game of (Porcelain) Thrones, you win...

Supporting Wikipedia: the Craig Newmark Memorial Bathroom #3

October 23, 2015

Folks, here's what I said six years ago, still true, and both craigslist and I are big supporters. This time I'm supporting Wikimedia Foundation by donating a toilet to their headquarters. It's for their gender-neutral bathroom, and it's my 3rd donated latrine. Hey, I feel Wikipedia is a really big deal, something for the ages,… Read more »

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Did You Know $1 Donated to the Food Bank is Worth $5 of Food?

October 21, 2015

Hey, a coupla weeks ago, I challenged my neighbors to the SF-Marin Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. They took me up on the challenge, and shared daily updates that I posted on my own networks. I told 'em that if they finished the Challenge, I'd donate $10K to the Food Bank. My neighbors, Teri and her… Read more »

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