Donors Choose Challenge: A Doll Like Me

How do you learn what it means to be American? Can you learn it in school? What do you learn if Americans you see don't look like you or your family? Mrs. M writes that The dolls and other resources currently available to my students do not represent their ethnic backgrounds nor those of other diverse communities and varied ability groups. ...more

Reading & Blogging for Darfur with Maw Books Blog

In a time when the conditions in Darfur are worsening, Maw Books Blog is leveraging her more than 20,000 monthly visitors to raise awareness about Darfur.  For the month of September, blogger Natasha Maw will be Reading & Blogging for Darfur. ...more

Thank you for the response . Imagine how much can be done to help others in our world with a ...more

Notes from The Seven Things Everyone Wants: What Freud and Buddha Understood (and We're Forgetting) about Online Outreach

Think about the last time you did something for a cause. Maybe you gave them money. Maybe you did a walk. Maybe you signed a petition. Why did you do it? ...more

Non-Profit Mentoring Children

My organization is near and dear to my heart. Release your "Super Hero" within! ...more

Waterbirth International needs financial help to stay afloat

Waterbirth International is a 20-year-old organization founded by Barbara Harper with one goal in mind: "To make water birth an available option for all women." Since the organization's inception, Waterbirth International has been providing education, training, programs, consultations and birthing pools to women and health care providers all over the world. But WI is facing serious financial difficulties and is in danger of closing its doors permanently by January 31. Although Waterbirth International acknowledges that their participation in the Gentle Birth World Congress was "a fabulous success in every way for international and local attendees," they accept that it drained all of their resources. As a result, they are in desperate need of raising $200,000 in donations to keep the organization alive. ...more

I hope that WI is able to keep its doors open. I remember reading Gentle Birth Choices back ...more

Wanna Have Fun and Raise Money? Why Not Host a House Party?

In a time when fundraising widgets, Causes on Facebook and other forms of web-based giving are rising in popularity, it's important to not forget the power of people connecting face-to-face. ...more

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It is interesting that you point to not calling everyone as the thing you need ...more

Super Activists Raise Money for A Cause: You Can Do It Too!

Susan G Komen Benefit Concert at The Dance Place, Inc ...more

Global Mala Project

On September 21st - 23rd, more then 35 countries, hundreds of yoga studios and thousands of yoga practitioners worldwide will gather as a part of the Global Mala Project. The global collective, from Hong Kong to Tel Aviv, London to Cape Town, Sydney to the hub event in Los Angeles will form a "mala around the earth". Join this worldwide community with fundraising celebrations to raise awareness and funds for some of the most essential issues of our times. Breathe the change you want to envision in the world! ...more

Excellent Parent site - School Directory and Sign-up sheet features

Hi all, I`m a busy working mom trying to juggle, home-work-career-kids. I have a 5 year old and a 10 month old baby. Also, I`m new to this but trying to play around and learning new things from other people in different groups. Recently, I came across this awesome website called - it has some really cool tools like: • online school directory and • sign up sheets for school activities, field trips and fundraising. ...more

Walking for a Cure

Yesterday my husband, Randy, my son, Matthew, and I joined a team of wonderful (and fun!) folks, the "Lifesavers," and walked in the "Relay for Life" to benefit the American Cancer Society. What a terrific way to spend the day as a family — and to help kids learn the value of helping others. Thanks to the generous folks who sponsored us in the Relay, our family raised $580 for cancer research. And the Lifesavers raised a whopping $28,000! If you'd like to grab the kids and join a Relay team in your area, or start a team of your own, it's easy to do through the website. ...more