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by Mitch Neff

If you have been paying attention to the Social Media Week programming, you probably know that on February 14, 2012 Cisco has planned a day of events with some of the leading voices in social media. Cisco’s GETideas.org team is adding to this roster with a mid-day panel, “#SMLuvsSocialGood”. 

Announcing the first 24 Dell YouthConnect recipients in the United States

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by Michele Glaze, US Giving Manager

Every child - no matter where they live, their socio-economic status or their gender - should have an equal opportunity for success in school, work and life. In a global society connected through the real-time exchange of information, there is a gap between the technology “haves” and the “have-nots”. Too often, underserved communities can’t provide their children with the tools necessary to be successful in work and life.

Preparations Begin for Next Friday's Beyond Cause Marketing Summit

Summit participants to define future of cause marketing
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Leaders from top companies, charities and marketing agencies from across the country are planning to gather on September 16 in Cambridge, MA for the Beyond Cause Marketing Summit.

Learn more and register at http://beyondcausemarketing.com today.

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Leaders from top companies, charities and marketing agencies from across the country are planning to gather on September 16 in Cambridge, MA for the Beyond Cause Marketing Summit.

Learn more and register at http://beyondcausemarketing.com today.

Leaders to Convene in Three Weeks to Define Future of Cause Marketing

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On September 16 in Cambridge, MA, the Beyond Cause Marketing Summit will build on the success of last year’s run by gathering leading cause marketing practitioners from corporations, charities, and agencies together with disruptors and innovators from other disciplines to challenge the commonly held assumptions of cause marketing and create new ideas and approaches. 
 
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On September 16 in Cambridge, MA, the Beyond Cause Marketing Summit will build on the success of last year’s run by gathering leading cause marketing practitioners from corporations, charities, and agencies together with disruptors and innovators from other disciplines to challenge the commonly held assumptions of cause marketing and create new ideas and approaches. 
 

How Nonprofits Can Harness ‘Disruptive Technologies’ for Social Good

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This week, 1,500 nonprofit IT professionals and advocates will gather in Washington, DC at the Nonprofit Technology Network's annual Nonprofit Technology Conference. In celebration of this gathering and the amazing work of nonprofits, we will be showcasing five partner organizations and the impact they are having with the help of technology. (Starting March 17, visit www.microsoft.com/citizenship daily to learn more about how these organizations are embracing technology).

Valentine’s Day Romantics Can Find Their Passion at VolunteerMatch

With thousands of ways to give back and an inspiring new video PSA, the volunteering leader reminds Americans it’s easy to find your passion when help others.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 10, 2011 - In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this week VolunteerMatch is marking the build-up to February 14th by releasing an inspiring new video PSA and sharing a reminder that making a difference can help kindle romance.

Social Good Is as Easy as Texting

Benevity and Obopay Changing the Face of Mobile Donations
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Text messages are the new black when it comes to raising money for social good. A new text-to-donate service, courtesy of mobile payment provider Obopay Inc. and software company Benevity Social Ventures, Inc., has entered the fray to enable non-profits of any size to access mobile donations.

The as-yet unnamed service allows users to donate to a charity by texting a keyword to a shortcode number assigned to the charity by Obopay. Users are then directed to a mobile payment site where they can donate and receive electronic tax receipts.

Read the entire article by Zachary Sniderman on Mashable

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Text messages are the new black when it comes to raising money for social good. A new text-to-donate service, courtesy of mobile payment provider Obopay Inc. and software company Benevity Social Ventures, Inc., has entered the fray to enable non-profits of any size to access mobile donations.

The as-yet unnamed service allows users to donate to a charity by texting a keyword to a shortcode number assigned to the charity by Obopay. Users are then directed to a mobile payment site where they can donate and receive electronic tax receipts.

Read the entire article by Zachary Sniderman on Mashable

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