Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 32

7 Things I learned About Social Media Powered Online Fundraising and A Big Heartfelt Thank You for #OceanLoveEarl

Fundraising

If you have been following me on Twitter, Facebook, this blog or other social media channels, you know that my father passed away several weeks ago.  I decided to metabolize my grief by doing an online fundraiser in his memory to raise money for Surf Rider Foundation for ocean conservation as well as do a virtual online memorial event where I asked people to tweet with the hashtag #OceanLoveEarl on July 3rd and share their favorite ocean stories.    … Read More

#OceanLoveEarl Share Your Favorite Ocean Story on July 3rd for My Dad’s Online Memorial

Fundraising

Online Memorial: July 3, 2013
In Loving Memory of Earl Kanter MD
Tweet or Facebook your favorite story about the ocean or share an ocean conservation link with #oceanLoveEarl hashtag

My Dad passed away this past week after long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  … Read More

Do You Love the Ocean?

Fundraising

Online fundraising for #OceanLoveEarl A Virtual Paddle Out for #Earl Kanter, MD

As many of you may know from following me on social media channels, my father, Earl Kanter MD, passed away this week.   People cope with grief in different ways.  In an age of connectedness and networks, grieving online is a new way of expressing grief and there are different stages  as my colleague, Sarah Granger, who is working on a book in topic points out.… Read More

#OceanLoveEarl: RIP Earl Kanter, MD – 12/23/21 – 6/23/13

Fundraising

RIP:  Earl Kanter, MD
Love Never Dies
December 23,  1921 – June 23, 2013

After a long and painful battle with Parkinson’s disease, my father passed away peacefully this week.  While I feel a profound sense of loss, what gives me comfort is that I had a remarkable father in so many ways. … Read More

What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers

Networks, Philanthropy, Research Studies

Yesterday, at the Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service I attended a session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” featuring author Adam Grant, “Give and Take.”     The session was focused on the connection between volunteering and business benefits.… Read More