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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...
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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1in4

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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helping-hands

5 Social Causes I've Taken on Since Leaving craigslist Management in 2000

October 7, 2015

Folks, I have had no part in craigslist management since 2000, and instead focus my time on philanthropy, and helping out others who are doing good work. I'm frequently asked about the causes I support, so I figured it be helpful to highlight some for you. The thing is, I'd like to really make a… Read more »

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How Zidisha, A Microlending Org, Is Changing Lives

September 30, 2015

Folks, I support Zidisha, an org that was one of the finalists in the Women Startup Challenge. They're the real deal. Julia Kurnia, Founder of Zidisha wrote a guest blog post describing the good work that they do. Kurnia said: Those of us who grew up in wealthy countries tend to allocate the rest of… Read more »

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kiva hashtag campaign

Giving Back to San Francisco via Kiva, One Hashtag at a Time

September 28, 2015

Folks, I've partnered with Kiva for the Kiva City San Francisco initiative. For every time someone uses the hashtag #LendLocal and  #KivaSF, I'll contribute $5 to Kiva San Francisco, up to $25K. Kiva San Francisco is a local lending initiative to help small business owners in San Francisco get the financing they need to grow and create… Read more »

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