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May 8, 2013

Fitness With Heart – Running For A Cause – Hive Health Media

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 Fitness With Heart   Running For A Cause   Hive Health Media
Fitness With Heart – Running For A Cause
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But this is definitely one app that comes in handy when you're looking to maximize the funds you raise! Charity miles is an app for iPhone and Android that allows you to track your training and earn corporate sponsorship dollars at the same time


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Local Charity and Pittsburgh Pirates Looking for Thyroid Cancer Survivors – Patch.com

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 Local Charity and Pittsburgh Pirates Looking for Thyroid Cancer Survivors   Patch.com
Local Charity and Pittsburgh Pirates Looking for Thyroid Cancer Survivors
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“We're looking for survivors from the area to recognize as part of this event,” said Butterfly Bandits co-founder, Christine Sypien. “Anyone from Allegheny or Washington Counties, or the ones surrounding.” Sypien, of Scott Township, is herself a


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March 18, 2013

A Copernican shift in thinking about charity–Dan Pollotta | Grow Mercy

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“The next time you're looking at a charity, don't ask about the rate of their overhead. Ask about the scale of their dreams.” “Our generation does not want its epitaph to read, 'We kept charity overhead low.' We want it to read
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A Copernican shift in thinking about charity–Dan Pollotta | Grow Mercy

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“The next time you're looking at a charity, don't ask about the rate of their overhead. Ask about the scale of their dreams.” “Our generation does not want its epitaph to read, 'We kept charity overhead low.' We want it to read
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How to pick the charity that’s right for you

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I also recommend looking at a charity's annual report. Does it inspire you? Does it seem to have a sense of mission, bravery, boldness — or is it cautious and formulaic? Check out Invisible Children, Share our Strength, and
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Non-Profit Outlet Store Selling Clothes By The Pound –

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 Non Profit Outlet Store Selling Clothes By The Pound
Non-Profit Outlet Store Selling Clothes By The Pound

Officials with Goodwill Industries say the non-profit was green “before it was cool” but that the latest collaboration allows them to decrease their carbon footprint even more. “We're launching a new recycling initiative along with this outlet store

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Maddon’s wife to help pet charity in cross-country trek – MLB.com

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 Maddons wife to help pet charity in cross country trek   MLB.com
Maddon's wife to help pet charity in cross-country trek
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Once Jaye figured out the logistics of her trip, she thought about the possibility of turning her trip into a charity event for the Pet-Pal Animal Shelter. "They do great work," Jaye said. "I'm looking forward to the trip," Jaye said. "It's not


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Boilermaker helps Food Bank of CNY with charity bibs – YNN

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 Boilermaker helps Food Bank of CNY with charity bibs   YNN
Boilermaker helps Food Bank of CNY with charity bibs
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UTICA, N.Y. — Runners looking to participate in this year's sold out Boilermaker can do so by helping feed the hungry in our community. The Food Bank of Central New York has been allotted 20 charity bibs under a new program. For a minimum donation of

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March 12, 2013

How to pick the charity that’s right for you

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Ted Talks

Dan Pallotta created two huge charity initiatives — AIDS Rides bicycle journeys and Breast Cancer 3-Day events. These initiatives raised $108 million for HIV/AIDS and $194 million for breast cancer. Both had their best years in 2002 … and then Pallotta’s nonprofit went out of business.

In the final session of TED2013, Pallotta shares why that happened: Major sponsors pulled out following a slew of bad press over the idea that his organization was investing 40% of their gross into recruitment and customer service. The backlash came from our basic — and wrong — cultural understanding of charity.

“What we know about charity and the nonprofit sector is undermining the causes we believe in and our desire to change the world,” says Pallotta. We expect businesses and nonprofits to use “two separate rulebooks,” he suggests.

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I want people to consider themselves a philanthropist no matter how much or how little they are giving. Even if you are giving $25, you are still a philanthropist. I advise people to figure out what cause they want to have an impact on, and take time doing research to find out the organization they feel is doing the best work on that problem. Then, make them your charitable partner for life. Continue to follow their progress, continue to learn about them, and continue to invest in them. You make a lot of inquiries before you buy a car or before you cast your vote for president – do the same thing before you cast your vote for a charity with your contribution.

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Carter Center Member Lauds Kenya for “Peaceful,” “Vibrant” Election – The Nonprofit Quarterly

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 Carter Center Member Lauds Kenya for “Peaceful,” “Vibrant” Election   The Nonprofit Quarterly
Carter Center Member Lauds Kenya for “Peaceful,” “Vibrant” Election
The Nonprofit Quarterly
We are still awaiting the Carter Center's final report on the Kenyan elections, but it's clear that the Carter Center's role in monitoring elections like this one in Kenya is a hugely important nonprofit role. Note that Odinga was on the losing end of

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