The year is AD 2010. Today, we can proudly say that we’ve eradicated smallpox, the disease responsible for the death of half a billion people in the last century. Computerized voices notify us when to make a left turn in cars and on roads that were non-existent when our forefathers signed the Constitution. Our phones are half the size of the ones we used a decade age. By many accounts, the world is saner, more civilized, more advanced than it has ever been. Yet, more people are forced into slavery today than at any point in human history. Trafficking of humans is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world and, after drug trafficking, the second largest.
Month: July 2010
“We began walking the road to change. It’s about restoring hope in different things you do in the community, but it’s also about instilling pride. With pride comes hope.”
We spotlight select nonprofit groups this week in honor of social justice and the need to protect civil rights for everyone.
Nonprofits, you asked and we listened! We heard your request to keep donors on your own website, the place that inspired their philanthropy. Now, you can do just that and bring the Mightycause giving platform to your nonprofit’s website with our new DonateAnywhereBETA Widget.
Here at Mightycause, we’re all about making it easy for people to find, follow, and fund great organizations and their projects. Now, we’re about to make giving even more convenient for nonprofits and their donors. Through an exciting new partnership with U.S. Bank Corp, one of the top 5 commercial banks in the United States, …
The YMCA has joined a growing list of the nation’s largest nonprofits that are reinventing themselves with a new brand and logo. The organization, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., will call itself “The Y,” what it’s commonly referred to as, and the national office has started the change, to which all of its 2,680 local affiliates should transition within five years.
The champion of the “mouse” from America will adopt a village of rat-eaters in India.
Microsoft chairman and philanthropist Bill Gates will tomorrow make his maiden visit to Bihar in sweltering weather and adopt impoverished Gularia village on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which focuses on health and learning.
$600 billion is a lot of money and a lot of questions surround the Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge. Will only large nonprofits receive these funds, or will smaller nonprofits have access as well? Should these billionaires be donating their wealth to charity or investing in the private sector to help the American economy get back on …
It’s Fourth of July weekend in the U.S. and people are celebrating freedom. At Mightycause, we recognize that freedom can mean a thousand different things to a thousand different people, so we are promoting a number of giving opportunities on our homepage throughout July, which we’ve declared Freedom Month. However, because this is Independence Day, …