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NPM: Sign Here for Change

September 9th - BY Ellie Diaz

ONE.org helps fight poverty around the world

Non-Profit Monday: 9/9/2013

We sip our iced chai tea lattes with skim while ogling over the latest BuzzFeed article and rhythmically typing our most recent social media status on the immaculately sleek Macs perched on our laps. We see the word “poverty” in headlines and hear it in the news daily, but the words may feel distant and seemingly ungraspable.

Hot diggity dog! An Animal Shelter Crowdfunding Success Story

August 14th - BY Alan Salganik

Thankful Dogs and Cats

It's always a good feeling to see a fundraising campaign accomplish its goals. Recently, we had a campaign for a Siberian Animal Shelter located in Russia that takes in cats and dogs from the surrounding areas and provides them with food and shelter. In a country where animals are not protected by law, and very little funding is provided, the team instead turn

Crowdfunding an American Icon

July 3rd - BY Alan Salganik

Statue of Liberty

Sure crowdfunding is a great tool that has helped fund a Siberian Animal Shelter and a youth leadership group promoting green living, but did you know it's hardly a new concept?

CSW: Community Gardens Feeding the Hungry

June 12th - BY Alan Salganik

Taking Care of the Community Garden

Community Story of the Week: 6/12/2013

In Mattoon, IL., community members teamed up with Eastern Illinois University students to put an end to hunger in their community. Gardeners grow fresh produce, which is then donated to the Mattoon Community Food Center and the Charleston Area Churches Food Pantry every week. The garden itself sits on three separate plots of land which are tended to year round.<

CeleBEARating Inspirational Women Q&A

May 2nd - BY Ellie Diaz

nettiebears

A New Spin on Traditional “Thank You’s” Hello crowdfunding fans! Today I’d like to share a story about a passionate woman with one remarkable inspiring idea. PJ McGuire is the founder of NettieBears; a campaign devoted to recognizing and honoring those who have made sacrifices in their family or community. Her goal is to send a unique hand-stitched “NettieBear” to deser



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