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A Solid Play by Vigilant Global at Goal Montreal

Vigilant's employee soccer team plays tourney for charity
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On Sunday August 24th, several Vigilant Global employees strapped on their best shin guards to play soccer for GOAL Montreal. With games starting at noon, and lasting until 5 p.m. countless Montreal-based companies took to the pitch to raise funds for the Tyndale St. Georges community center.

The YMCA of Austin Case Study: Pairing Peer-to-Peer and Crowdfunding to Optimize Participation and Results

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Online campaigns are recruiting many new donors and supporters who in turn can spread your mission across more communities and continents. But with the advent of “crowdfunding,” nonprofits are losing control of the fundraising message. This is because commercial side platforms now allow people to raise money for projects, personal trips and even medical bills.

America’s Charities Appoints Kimberly Young as Director, Business Development to Expand Washington Area Presence

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Washington, D.C., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ –America’s Charities has appointed Kimberly H. Young as Director, Business Development. Young joins America’s Charities from the Council on Foundations where she served as Director Corporate Services and Network Developer. 

Today Major Leaguers & 108 Stitches Host Strikeout Cancer Day in all Big League Clubhouses

Players to raise funds and awareness for various cancer-related charities by wearing K Cancer T-shirts produced by MLBPA licensee, 108 Stitches
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NEW YORK, NY, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today Major League baseball players will stand together as one and do their collective-best to “strikeout cancer,” when they host a player-led initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States. 
 

Get the Scoop on One of the Key Drivers Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge: Peer to Peer Fundraising

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August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In a few short weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for The ALS Association through peer-to-peer fundraising. Also referred to as social fundraising, peer-to-peer fundraising is a method of fundraising that leverages supporters to fundraise on an organization's behalf - giving supporters tools to raise awareness about and money for causes that they believe in.
 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Director Wendy Folk Vizek - August Peer-to-Peer Spotlight Feature

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Congratulations to the latest peer-to-peer fundraising professional in our Peer-to-Peer Spotlight series:

Wendy Folk Vizek, Director, Walk to End Alzheimer's. Click here to learn more about how Wendy cultivates empathy with volunteers and how she's learning a new disease and role.

The Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum launched the PTP Spotlight series to go "up close and personal with peer-to-peer fundraising professionals."  

Last Chance! Looking for Partners to Collectively Raise Awareness About Childhood Cancer

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NOTE: Our last post had an incorrect email link.  If you tried contacting us earlier and are interested in participating, please email us again at marcom@charities.org and we will respond promptly.  Thank you.

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Looking for Partners to Collectively Raise Awareness About Childhood Cancer

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Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. Every day, 42 children are diagnosed with cancer and the average age of diagnosis is 6. Yet, in the last 20 years, only 2 cancer medications have been specifically developed to help these children.

What Can You Do? Participate.

7 Ways to Leverage Your Company’s Social Responsibility Initiatives With #GivingTuesday

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Every company has different social responsibility (CSR) objectives, but the primary motive is the same: create a positive impact on society while doing business. This motive is right in line with the philosophy behind #GivingTuesday, a worldwide movement promoting giving, in which more than 10,000 organizations in 46 countries participated last year.

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