Social Good

The Powerful Social Media Campaign Behind #BringBackOurGirls

Image via Creative Commons On April 15, 2014, 230 girls were kidnapped from the Chibok Government Secondary School. That’s 230 girls who were trying to learn. That’s 2014 AD, mind you, not BC. It is hard to believe. Amidst the tragedy, however, people around the world have been showing how social media can be used …

The Powerful Social Media Campaign Behind #BringBackOurGirls Read More »

What the heck is a Donor Advised Fund and why should I care?

If you’re like most nonprofits, you’ve probably never heard of a DAF (donor advised fund). But you do know how the Internet has changed everything about how people give money to nonprofits. The internet has changed how people research causes, stay in touch with their favorite nonprofits, and donate to nonprofits. Donor Advised Funds, like …

What the heck is a Donor Advised Fund and why should I care? Read More »

Sometimes Just Caring is the Best Gift

A few weeks ago, I watched a rather disturbing documentary called Dreams of a Life. The documentary was about a woman named Joyce Carol Vincent, who was found in her apartment approximately three years after she had died, apparently of natural causes. The newspaper story that was published after her remains were discovered haunted many …

Sometimes Just Caring is the Best Gift Read More »