disaster relief

How to Use Amazon's Wedding Registry to Help a Nonprofit

I’m a big fan of using existing tools and resources to raise money for nonprofits. Too many people are trying to reinvent the wheel when one is already out there and could get them rolling on fundraising faster and better. That’s what three friends–Alex Nordenson, John Heggestuen and Katherine Dolan–did in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. …

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Be Prepared: 3 Lessons for Nonprofits from Sandy

Storms seem different today than when I was growing up. They seem more unpredictable and dangerous. The first major hurricane I remember is Hurricane Gloria in 1985. Gloria followed a typical Hurricane path, spun up the coast, and moved quickly through New England. In today’s dollars, Gloria did almost two billion dollars in damage. Sandy …

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3 Twitter Tips for Everyday Use and Emergency Response

This weekend, the Mightycause team put together a plan to help us be ready for when Hurricane Irene made landfall. This is standard procedure for many organizations, and my job was to keep the communication lines open with you (our readers) so you’re informed of what’s going on and how you can support the organizations …

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