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3 Tips to Ensure Everyone Knows About Your Awareness Campaign

Last week, as you may have noticed, a small symbol went viral as a profile picture and Twitter avatar in the online world. The red square with an equal sign was meant to raise awareness of the Supreme Court Hearings on the issue of marriage equality. As the campaign gained steam through the middle of …

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Have A Heart to Help Fight Eating Disorders

February is all about causes related to heart health. Last Thursday was CHD (Congenital Heart Disease) awareness day, a time to note that many infants die of heart defects simply because parents are not taught what to keep an eye out for in terms of symptoms or condition changes. Laura Bush made February “Wear Red” …

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Tickr: Showcase Your Story, Showcase Your Skills

You’re passionate about your cause, and knowing what’s going on relevant to your mission along with how you can pivot to meet new challenges is key to the success of your NPO. The faster you can embrace information, the faster you can react to it, right? Easy enough to say, but wouldn’t it be great …

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MLK Day of Service 2013: What Are You Doing For Others?

This year, on January 21, 2013, we will once again mark the birthday of Martin Luther King, and once again, the day is being marked not just as a time to reflect on King’s life and legacy, but also as a day of service. Dr. King believed strongly in helping others, not just in the …

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PinkGiving: What Will You Do for Breast Cancer?

Today is the beginning of a national month-long campaign in recognition of the women who battled or are battling breast cancer. We at Mightycause felt a sense of responsibility to contribute to the fight against breast cancer, so we are kicking off the PinkGiving Campaign. We’re working with four outstanding organizations in the fight to …

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5 Great 20-Something Social Good Community Managers

Most nonprofit community managers are in their 20s. In many ways this is a result of budget, and that the role is a tactical line job rather than a senior manager’s role. Look at all the negative hooplah from social media experts dismissing Cathryn Sloane’s claim that 25-year olds and younger should lead the profession. …

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Minority Communities Gaining Philanthropic Steam

Minorities are traditionally under-served by larger philanthropic institutions in the United States as well as underrepresented inside their walls. But this is changing. A strengthening movement to create philanthropic funds for this community–identity-based funds–now raises and distributes nearly $400 million each year, says the W.G. Kellogg Foundation in its recent Communities of Giving report. The …

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