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We're Giving $50k to America's Heroes Right Now

May 22, 2014

Hey, the second annual Veterans Charity Challenge just launched over on CrowdRise at noon EDT. We've expanded the challenge this year to benefit police and fire fighter nonprofits, in addition to veterans and military charities. This year’s Veterans Charity Challenge 2 is a follow-up campaign to last year’s campaign, which raised more than $445,000 for… Read more »

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How your charity can raise $50K+ for Vets and Heroes

April 28, 2014

Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes. Last year I sponsored the first Veterans Charity Challenge to raise money for nonprofits that support veterans and their families. The challenge was so successful that we decided to host the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 this year, but include more folks… Read more »

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Infographic Reveals Latest Data on Cracking the Crowdfunding Code

March 19, 2014

It's the third anniversary of craigconnects, and we've really tried to bring good people together to raise money for their nonprofits. We did a lot of support through crowdfunding, and  to celebrate, the craigconnects team and I created an infographic, Cracking the Crowdfunding Code, to show you just how effective and accessible crowdfunding is. Crowdfunding raised… Read more »

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Unbelievable: Over $2 Million Dollars Raised for Nonprofits

January 11, 2014

Hey there, the CrowdRise #HolidayChallenge just ended on Thursday, and you won't believe how much the organizations raised collectively in small donations for their nonprofits: $2,394,827, more than double last year’s total for the Vets Challenge. Yup, that's right, over two million dollars. Plus, I gave $75k, in grand and weekly bonus prizes and that money was… Read more »

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5 Ways to Participate in #GivingTuesday

December 3, 2013

Hey, #GivingTuesday is the real deal, and I'm happy to be able to participate in it. #GivingTuesday's a global event that inspires people to give to causes they're most passionate about. My gut tells me this is really good, #GivingTuesday has gotten what sounds like real traction, with 10k partners in all 50 states and… Read more »

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11 Disruptors Creating Social Change to Follow on Twitter

November 26, 2013

Hey, it’s easy to get overwhelmed thinking about all of the big problems that need fixing in the world. With issues like bad actors preventing folks from voting  and the search for news we can trust, how do we expect to react to colossal disasters, global health crises, and other really big stuff? The deal… Read more »

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