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Matthew 25: Ministries Provides Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief to All in Need, Regardless of Circumstance

Matthew 25: Ministries Provides Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief to All in Need, Regardless of Circumstance

In a Nutshell: Rev. Wendell Mettey grew accustomed to dealing with poverty as a pastor in inner-city Cincinnati. But when he traveled to Nicaragua in 1990, he was shocked by what he saw. So he started Matthew 25: Ministries to do something about the level of deprivation and poverty around the world. Today, M25M offers humanitarian aid and disaster relief in more than 60 countries, including the U.S. The charity has also emerged as an important source of personal protective equipment... read more »

Kickfurther: A Crowdfunding Platform that Helps Businesses Secure Inventory Financing and Engage Brand Supporters

Kickfurther: A Crowdfunding Platform that Helps Businesses Secure Inventory Financing and Engage Brand Supporters

In a Nutshell: Many growing businesses that have demonstrated growth and profitability do not qualify for funding through traditional bank loans. Kickfurther presents a unique alternative to traditional loans with its Co-Op funding structure. Brands that need to fund inventory turn to their supporters who purchase the inventory through a consignment model. When the inventory sells, the brand and supporters get paid. The platform is easy to use and has a proven track record of success... read more »

Wefunder: How the Investment Crowdfunding Company is Using Its Platform to Help Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis

Wefunder: How the Investment Crowdfunding Company is Using Its Platform to Help Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis

In a Nutshell: In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the world is facing healthcare and economic challenges the likes of which it has never seen in modern times. Wefunder is an investment crowdfunding platform that is doing its part in this crisis by using its tools and infrastructure to help deliver solutions and help small businesses stay afloat in the U.S. The company launched an accelerator to help fund innovative ideas that solve problems brought on by the virus. And its... read more »

Goodworld Leverages Social Networks to Enable Donations to Thousands of Nonprofits through Hashtags

Goodworld Leverages Social Networks to Enable Donations to Thousands of Nonprofits through Hashtags

In a Nutshell: Social media can be a force for good by promoting causes that inspire people and opening up new avenues for charitable giving. But turning inspiration into actual donations is easier said than done. That’s why Goodworld partners with thousands of charities to enable easy and secure hashtag-powered donations on social media platforms — including Facebook and Twitter. The convenience of hashtag donations encourages donors to act decisively during a moment of... read more »

Donations Help VillageReach Work with Governments and Tech Partners to Strengthen Health Care Delivery in Africa

Donations Help VillageReach Work with Governments and Tech Partners to Strengthen Health Care Delivery in Africa

In a Nutshell: Signs of economic growth and improvement in social equity promise a more prominent role for African nations on the world stage. But many challenges remain — not the least of which is health care delivery to underserved Sub-Saharan populations where existing infrastructure falls short. That's the problem VillageReach is designed to address. The nonprofit focuses on impacting the last mile of the health care supply chain to ensure that resources reach the people who need... read more »

Project Wren Helps Reverse Climate Change via Subscription Donations that Fund Carbon Offset Projects

Project Wren Helps Reverse Climate Change via Subscription Donations that Fund Carbon Offset Projects

In a Nutshell: Humans produce an incredible amount of greenhouse gas emissions in today’s industrialized world. Project Wren aims to reverse climate change with a subscription model that allows users to offset their carbon emissions. Users sign up for the service through the Wren website and choose from three carefully selected projects to help fight climate change. The projects include identifying and fighting illegal deforestation, providing clean burning fuel to Ugandan refugees,... read more »

One Day’s Wages Proves That Donations of All Sizes Can Make a Major Impact in Communities Around the Globe

One Day’s Wages Proves That Donations of All Sizes Can Make a Major Impact in Communities Around the Globe

In a Nutshell: One Day’s Wages is a grassroots movement that encourages people to donate a day’s worth of their salary — or any other amount they choose — to alleviate extreme global poverty. Donors can choose to give to a specific issue that they are passionate about to help alleviate extreme poverty, including clean water and sanitation, human trafficking, children’s education, and refugee relief. And One Day’s Wages operates on a 100% model, which means that 100% of a... read more »

Prizeo: How You Can Contribute to a Good Cause and Earn a Chance to Win a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Prizeo: How You Can Contribute to a Good Cause and Earn a Chance to Win a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

In a Nutshell: Prizeo partners with celebrities and charitable organizations to raise funds online. People who contribute to Prizeo campaigns are entered into sweepstakes that offer unique experiences such as hanging out with their favorite celebrities or traveling to exotic locations. The donation platform provides a way for nearly anybody to support a good cause, raise awareness, and gives lucky winners a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It also allows celebrities to use their... read more »

Spencer Savings Bank: Core Values of Volunteerism and Financial Support Help New Jersey Communities Thrive

Spencer Savings Bank: Core Values of Volunteerism and Financial Support Help New Jersey Communities Thrive

In a Nutshell: Elmwood Park in northeastern New Jersey is a small town situated within the urban cacophony of New York City and Newark. But thanks to the team at Spencer Savings Bank, big things happen there every day. Living up to the highest aspirations of community banks, Spencer Savings Bank doesn't just wait for charitable opportunities to come to it -- it goes out and finds them -- pragmatically offering employee time and resources to help communities throughout its service area... read more »

Penn State’s Student-Run THON™ Philanthropy Gives Financial and Emotional Support to Families Impacted by Childhood Cancer

Penn State’s Student-Run THON™ Philanthropy Gives Financial and Emotional Support to Families Impacted by Childhood Cancer

In a Nutshell: THON™ started modestly as a fraternity dance marathon fundraiser at Penn State University in the early 1970s. It’s now the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, having raised nearly $170 million to fund critical cancer research and provide emotional and financial support to families impacted by childhood cancer. THON is a year-round effort that involved more than 16,500 student volunteers in 2019 and includes campus and community events, and a personal... read more »