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The 12 employees and five refrigerated trucks at the Huntington Area Food Bank have been working overtime, expecting to distribute nearly 200,000 pounds of food, water and supplies by the end of this week — 20 times the amount they move in a typical week.
Nearly one in seven people on Earth has a Facebook page. But, the most popular social network on the planet is not the most effective social network for the nonprofit First Book (FB). Twitter, with its billion tweets every three days, isn’t cutting it. The Washington, D.C., group has more followers on the microblogging site Tumblr than it has on any other social media outlet.
Nonprofit service providers in Kansas face a new regulation imposed by the state’s Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS) that could place strict limitations on the ability to advocate and lobby officials.
When it comes to television programming, most nonprofits rely on direct response television (DRTV) and not a reality show. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) can thank a reality show appearance for boosting its profile, as well as providing it with a new online campaign. New York City-based JDRF was featured on the sixth episode of The Pitch, which aired during the Memorial Day weekend on the network AMC after the hit show Mad Men. It was the only nonprofit brand, among eight, to be featured on the reality series.
There’s a commercial running on television for a data delivery company where a woman who was late to knowing about a neighbor’s newborn child is the loudest when acknowledging a gift sent by other neighbors.
Nonprofit stewardship is not just about saying thank you, it’s about showing how you use your resources to further your mission and sharing the impact your constituents have towards it. Above all, supporters are looking for information that they will translate into credibility and accountability, increasing the likelihood of engagement, trust and loyalty.
New Jersey’s Center for Non-Profits is asking partners to complete a survey in advance of a hearing by the state’s Red Tape Review Commission.
The Philadelphia Orchestra Association’s (POA) plan to emerge from bankruptcy has been approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The POA, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in April 2011, expects to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of July.
The United States Supreme Court today ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) constitutional by a 5-4 vote, upholding the individual mandate as a tax but striking down the federal government’s ability to withhold existing Medicaid funding to states. Chief Justice John Roberts joined four liberal justices to cast the deciding vote.
The section of a U.S. Postal Service reform bill in Congress that would have eliminated discounted nonprofit postal rates during a 12-year period has been eliminated from the legislation.