Author Archives: Linda

What do you think of the term slactivist?

Is volunteerism in trouble?  Is social media’s darling slactivist really just a lazy, no good for nothing?  I’m not sure there is an easy answer to this.  Becasue social media is moving so quickly, I’m not sure any of us … Continue reading

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Support McHappy Day and help kids and families

I am pretty sure there aren’t too many people who haven’t heard about McHappy Day, which will be celebrating it’s 19th year of raising money for Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities (RMCH). So why do big companies like McDonald’s do something … Continue reading

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Bumble Bee rewards fitness to raise money for good causes

Bumble Bee  has created a website that helps educate consumers about making healthy lifestyle choices, while also helping raise money for several different causes.  Rather than just chose one charity, Bumblebee selected three, American Diabetes Association, WomenHeart,  and Y-Me breast … Continue reading

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Is this charity experiment working out? Homeless Hotspots

There is a bit of controversy brewing at SXSWi – and it all has to do with the homeless – and a social media experiment intended to help them.  There have been many responses to this two week experiment, that … Continue reading

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$5 donation can help change a woman’s life with a SAFE Stove

I love this initiative, and in support of Women’s International Day on March 8th, I am encouraging everyone to read Yogarasa’s story and then go make a donation.  It is incredible how just $5 can make such a big difference … Continue reading

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School fundraising tied to your grocery bill?

There is a new way to make healthy food choices for your family in a convenient way, and also helps you to raise money for your favorite charity – which can include your own kids school.  DonateNaturally.com is an online grocery … Continue reading

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Shreddies helping build schools

Shreddies wants your help to build schools around the world. Visit their facebook page, share the link, and add a square to the school. They will donate $1 for every square added to the virtual school, up to $50,000. Pencils … Continue reading

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$10 donated for each TWITTER BALL participant

For each TWITTER BALL participant, $10 will be donated to the CCTFA Foundation to support women living with Cancer. Please join me on November 19th,  between 7-9pm EST, where I’ll be tweeting live from the 2011 Mirror Ball.  Please RVSP now.  It … Continue reading

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What’s a Twitter Ball Anyway?

I’m very excited because this Saturday November 19th, I will be joining hundreds of supporters at the 2011 Mirror Ball, the biggest annual fundraising event for the Canadian Toiletry and Cosmetic Association Foundation (CTCAF) in support of women living with … Continue reading

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Koodonation.com promotes microvolunteering site

Is it fair to say that microvolunteering is a lazy form of volunteering?  Is face to face contact with an organization essential to an authentic volunteer experience?  I would argue that it depends on your target audience.  If the goal … Continue reading

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