Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2
This is the second part in my two part case study of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity that effectively uses social media tools to raise money and engage supporters. Read part one here.
In Tuesday’s post, I covered 8 ways that the St. Baldrick’s Foundation uses social media to raise thousands of dollars and engage thousands of supporters.
I first became aware of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Inspire/BIO Conference in July.
I was asked to speak about the latest social media tools for nonprofits, but I found myself learning even more from the other presenters – nonprofit professionals in the trenches who use social media every day to change the world.
Today we live in a world full of digital information. Yet reading has never been more important, for we know that for young people the ability to read is the door opener to the 21st century: to hold a job, to understand their world, and to know themselves. That is why we are asking you to join our Global Literacy Call to Action: We call this campaign: “Read Every Day.
Apply to volunteer in Kenya with Village ECO volunteers Kenya, as a teaching volunteer you do not need any previous experience but you will need to be aged 17 and over by the start date. Volunteering Solutions can provide you information and arrange a placement for you in Kenya, most projects are in rural communities which need assistance.
East Africa has made huge progress towards achieving Universal Primary Education UPE,but sadly around 10 million primary school pupils drop out each year ,and many children who do manage to complete school have very poor reading skills in English and in their mother tongue.this proves a huge hurdle for those children who go on to attend secondary school where all lessons are taught in English.most schools have no library ,and the books that do exist in classrooms are often out of date and are shared between 10 or more children .For most families,books are luxury they simply cannot afford ,
For many business owners, social media has become an integral part of their marketing efforts. Facebook, Twitter and now even Google+ have taken on prominent roles within a robust and ever-growing marketing strategy.
Pinterest, however, is still finding its way into the hearts and business plans of countless others struggling to understand the true value.