The charity has launched a service called Samaritans Radar, which helps and encourages Twitter users to support potentially depressed contacts. However, some see it as invasive and counterproductive.
The cashless-society-friendly app is funded by a division of financial services consultancy Capco and doesn’t charge charities anything to participate, though it does use the fundraising platform JustGiving, which charges a small transaction fee for donations.
Reacting to our revelation this week about where the profits from .io web addresses go, Seats.io has said it will donate money to the dispossessed Chagossian people.
Facebook’s latest feature helps non-profits and charities accept donations through the social network.
While it’s just an average ride sharing app, the value in Trees for Cars lies in its compelling story.
Sincerely is adding a charitable twist to the holiday cards users generate with their mobile phones. Customers can choose from a selection of Sincerely Giving cards linked to specific non-profits. By paying a premium, the giver donates to the specified charity in the receiver’s name.
Steve Jobs may be gone, but the disease that killed him is unfortunately still with us. Jobs’ ability to persist in the face of such odds is yet another way he was one in a billion. We can help others have the same fighting chance.
Technology workers are often called on to donate our services, which most of us are happy to do so. For example, five years ago, I wanted to help those affected by the floods caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, since I have connections with New Orleans.
Bill Gates’s announcement earlier this year that he will give at least half of his fortune to charity raises numerous questions. Aside from the issues of wealth redistribution, Gates’s declaration has made many ordinary people reconsider their position on charity.
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Ever since the tragic earthquake struck Haiti last week, people the world over have been generously donating towards the much-needed aid effort.…