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Philanthropy Friday

by Jennifer Barbour, posted to Career & Money

Each Friday, the another jennifer blog shares stories of those who incorporate philanthropy into their everyday lives – personally and professionally – in a creative and unique way. This is a collection of posts from the Philanthropy Friday series.


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Philanthropy Friday: Join Me in the #MiracleMarathon

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I’m thrilled to share that I am serving as a lead blogger for this...more

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raise funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America. When a donation is given it stays in the community, helping local kids. So you know you are helping kids in your own backyard.

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Philanthropy Friday: Geeking out on global development

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PSI’s mission is to make it easier for people in the developing...more

PSI has vast programs that span the globe that includes family planning and many other aspects for people in developing parts of the world.

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Philanthropy Friday (rewind): Charity Miles

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Charity Miles is a free iPhone/Android social good fitness app that...more

The app tracks your distance and money earned. Bikers earn 10¢ a mile and walkers and runners earn 25¢ a mile. When you are done exercising, you accept your sponsorship, spread the word via social media and Charity Miles sends you a note confirming your “good work.”

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Philanthropy Friday: O is for Opportunity

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O Wines was established in 2006 with a mission to fund college...more

Since the introduction of the wines to the Pacific Northwest in 2008 followed by a nationwide launch in 2013, more than $300,000 has been raised to support 52 college scholarships.

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Philanthropy Friday: Pioneers for Change

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Pioneers for Change has been born out of a desire to gather together...more

In essence, Pioneers for Change will act as a catalyst for change, by inspiring and empowering those who want to do more than just write a check, to help address the greatest issues of our time.

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Philanthropy Friday: Shake the World and Provide Life-Saving Water in Ethiopia

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Like B1G1′s work with businesses and individuals, the Shake the...more

To date, those clients using the B1G1 platform have made possible 44,700,000 giving impacts around the world. The Shake The World App will add many more.

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Philanthropy Friday: Empowering Mothers Through Baby Products

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Partnership between RED and aden + anais. aden + anais was founded by...more

Through the partnership or Red and aden + anais, 10% of every (aden + anais)RED product will help support the Global Fund to fight AIDS and its critical work to reduce the number of babies born each day with HIV.

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Philanthropy Friday: Finding Your Muchness

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Finding My Muchness is a community website that sells inspirational...more

Finding My Muchness is a community website that sells inspirational accessories and informational products to help women re-find joy despite grief or trauma.

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My Day with PSI

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Though PSI is well known in the development world, they are not an NGO...more

PSI’s mission is to make it “easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services.” They strive for pragmatism and have a strong focus on research and measurement.

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Why I’ll Be Traveling to Washington DC Next Week

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When I saw the subject to a recent Mom Bloggers for Social Good...more

PSI is a global health organization dedicated to improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on serious challenges like a lack of family planning, HIV and AIDS, barriers to maternal health, and the greatest threats to children under five.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

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The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has...more

Thousands of volunteer host families in rural, suburban, and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada open their hearts and homes to New York City children from low-income communities through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family program.

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Making an Impact Through Collaboration

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Amy and Lisa met a few years ago through The Global Team of 200. Last...more

Amy and Lisa believe you can touch the world in a way no one else can, in small and big ways. They hope Impact encourages you to serve and give generously. This summer they will share the second ezine Impact with Saving and Simple Living.

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Wrestling for Good

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Luke Robinson is the owner of WolfPack Fitness is based in Auburn,...more

WolfPack is about so much more than working out. WolfPack is about learning to see the world in a different way. It’s about becoming a humble, appreciative human being who sees each day as a beautiful gift. On Saturday June 21st, Luke is wrestling for charity.

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Track Your Giving Footprint

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everydayhero is a global fundraising platform that allows you to see...more

You can see the collective impact you are making with other community members around the world. I’m told $206 million has been raised using everydayhero from 3.8 million donations since 2007.

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Mother's Day Edition

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National Women Build Week is a week-long event, sponsored by Lowe’s,...more

Since Habitat’s Women Build program was created in 1998, more than 2,200 homes have been built in partnership with low-income families using Women Build crews. More than 52,000 women from all 50 states have volunteered at the six previous National Women Build Week events.

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Moving Forward and Asking for Help

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Giveforward.com is an online fundraising website that gives people an...more

To date, GiveForward has helped raise $98,051,700 towards medical expenses.

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World Fair Trade Day

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World Fair Trade Day will happen on May 10, 2014, though there are...more

Around 100,000 people will attend nearly 1,000 events around the U.S. and Canada alone to celebrate World Fair Trade Day.

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1,000 Mitzvahs

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1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and...more

Each chapter has a different theme – food, volunteer work, donations, environmental conscience, birthdays, death and grieving, etc. – and includes short stories about the mitzvahs performed. The neat thing is that just about anyone can complete these simple acts of kindness.

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Somebody's Daughter

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The Justice Network was created to raise awareness of the issue and...more

It’s a tragic fact that there is more slavery in the world today than at any time in history. There’s an estimated 29.8 million people caught in human trafficking – modern day slavery.

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Jewelry for a Cause

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Linkouture was started by Bev Feldman, a jewelry designer, blogger,...more

For the month of February Linkouture donated 20% of sales of their heart jewelry to Friends of the Center for Families. In April, they are giving to the One Fund Boston.

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