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16 Jan 2010

Go Social, Give Wisely

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

The way philanthropic organizations have been mobilizing social media in recent years to raise funds isn’t really “shiny new stuff” any more. Still, the recent waves of donations after the earthquake have been coming at lightning speed.

In light of that, I’ve been intrigued by The Smoking Gun’s scrutiny of Wyclef Jean’s charity, Yéle Haiti (also reported on in today’s Washington Post). Having run communications for the ASPCA during some critical events in the animal welfare arena, I know how generous people can be […]

16 Jan 2010

See, Hear, Give. Please.

Estimated Reading Time: 20 seconds

Photo: Matthew Marek/American Red Cross

Photo: IFRC/Eric Quintero

Please give what you can, to the American Red Cross, Hope for Haiti (You can “Chipin” easily via the 12for12K widget below) or another reputable charitable organization. Thank you.