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GiveMN 2012 Giving Day by the Numbers

Note From Beth: I’m a huge fan of  Giving Days because they raise the awareness, engagement, and donations to nonprofits and being generous.     Last week,  we watched as a national day of giving and awareness campaign for “Giving Tuesday” unfold and spur spikes in donations.  

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Unicef’s Little Bet on Pinboard

Last month, I had the honor of keynoting the Social Good Brasil Conference and one of the other keynote speakers was Peter Sims, author of “Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries.”  I will have a full book review coming.  … Read More

Happy Giving Tuesday! Get Out The Give Today!

Happy Giving Tuesday, a national movement to add a day of charity and doing good founded by the 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation and Mashable, and supported by many nonprofits and corporations as well as individuals to jumpstart the giving season in the US.… Read More

‘Give 10′ Every Day: An Inspiring Story of Giving Back

Note from Beth: My colleague, John Weeks, is an expat nonprofit techie living and working in Cambodia.   We first connected back in 2004 when I started my first blog on Cambodia and was covering the Cambodian Blogosphere for Global Voices.   When I was in Cambodia last summer,   John hosted a blogger’s meet up.    

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I’m Doing Giving Tuesday Not Black Friday: One Week To Go!

The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday.   I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ.  Please join me in signing the pledge on the site to confirm that you’ll spend that day investing in community and family, rather than stuff.    … Read More