News & Articles

World Vision Gets Ready To Ship Broncos Gear

February 3, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

Some people in Zambia, Nicaragua or possibly Armenia just became Denver Broncos fans. The hats, T-shirts and other apparel heralding the Denver Broncos as Super Bowl XLVIII champions will be shipped to people in need around the world rather than destroyed.

Man ‘Tips’ Hat To Brother’s Last Wish

January 31, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

Aaron Collins always had a soft spot for food servers, even as a kid. “If he felt like Mom and Dad didn’t leave a generous enough tip, he’d take a few dollars from his allowance and toss it on the table,” recalled his brother Seth. He once left a $50 tip for a struggling waitress with a note that urged her not to give up. “When she saw that, her whole attitude changed,” said Seth.

Flash Mobs Aren’t Random Forms Of Advocacy And Involvement

January 31, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

Shoppers at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia thought they were there to shop, or maybe to hear the world’s largest pipe organ, which is located in the store. They didn’t expect a Random Act of Culture. But that’s exactly what they got when more than 600 opera singers broke out into a rendition of Handel’s Messiah.

Leadership, Productivity Top 2014 Association Priorities

January 30, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

The three top goals for association managers in the Washington, D.C., area for 2014 are to increase membership, deliver new programs and services and to keep up with technology changes. To get it done, 96 percent will either keep current staffing or increase it.

Cancer Groups Partner To Fund Research Dream Team

January 29, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have announced a $20 million partnership that will fund a research “dream team” to develop new therapies for lung cancer over a three-year period.

Groups Rally Against SNAP Cuts

January 29, 2014       Zach Halper      

Three New York City-based nonprofits joined forces with celebrity chefs, religious leaders, and other advocates to push back against $9 billion in cuts made to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a press conference at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan.

Kellogg Foundation Commits $40 Million To Detroit Effort

January 29, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has joined a group of nearly a dozen foundations that has committed funding to help Detroit’s financial woes.

TrueSense Picks Up Broadcaster Wilder

January 22, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

TrueSense Marketing, a fundraising consulting firm in Freedom, Pa., has acquired Scott Wilder Productions, the video and radio production company of Texas-based Christian radio host Scott Wilder. Wilder and his partner, Lauren Lintner, will join TrueSense effective immediately.

Quick Exit, Quick Hire at American Bible

January 21, 2014       Mark Hrywna      

American Bible Society (ABS) announced its second president and CEO in the past year, just two years before it celebrates its bicentennial.