MobileMatch™ offers portable engagement, tracking and reporting tools for employee volunteers
January 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, today launched MobileMatch™, a new mobile extension for its award-winning corporate volunteer engagement platform. MobileMatch™ is the organization’s first mobile offering and the most robust tool of its kind, making it easier for employees and other corporate volunteers to participate in volunteer initiatives that strengthen and transform local communities.
Middle, High School Students Now in Running to Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge Aimed at Boosting Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
NEW YORK, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eighty-one teams of creative middle and high school students have earned the title Best in State in the second Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students design a mobile application concept that addresses a need or problem in their local schools or communities.
It’s the holiday season, and ’tis the season for giving!
Since one-third of donations occur in the month of December (source: Network for Good, Chronicle of Philanthropy), digital plays an increasing role in expanding the reach of requests for donations, in creating a propensity to give, and in delivering connected experiences that even themselves provide community benefit.
Is it possible for 13-year olds to create an app that the medical profession finds useful? Of course it is! In the era of college-age students creating companies worth billions (think Facebook) and simple online games like Angry Birds becoming global entertainment--all things are possible.
If you’ve ever thought about fundraising more effectively; having better engagements with donors, increasing donor retention and breaking through the “clutter” – mobile can do that for you. But not if you get frightened away by the myths you may have heard about mobile. You can realize mobile’s full potential in your fundraising campaign if you get the facts.
Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
NEW YORK, Oct. 1 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) a grant of $US1.4 million to help AMREF develop a pilot mobile health training program for community health workers in Kenya. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to AMREF to more than US$4.3 million since 2005.