Goodness in Action

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To the Unsung Heroes of Nonprofit Fundraising

Many of us think of the folks who work for nonprofits as heroes. We know them to be passionate about their work and generous with their energy and commitment. Nothing makes us happier at BiddingForGood than actually spending time with…
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Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

Monday, August 19th was World Humanitarian Day, according to the United Nations. The 2013 theme is “The World Needs More…” The day was created to commemorate “those who face danger and adversity in order to help others,” and “celebrate the…
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A Gala By Any Other Name- Part II

Last week I blogged about all of the weddings that have taken place amongst BiddingForGood staffers, including my daughter’s wedding, which took place this last weekend. I talked about the understanding that I have gained about running big important events…
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Small is Big!

Miguel, my three year old son, at a total of 39 inches, could be considered quite literally a little person. Do you look at the size of a small person or his idea and give it the same value as…
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2013’s Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs

Top Nonprofits aggregated a list of the “Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs” last month. The “Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs” list targets blogs focused on the nonprofit sector as a whole, rather than individual organizations. The list was compiled based on popularity,…
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Best Ways to Switch Up Your Fundraising Event

We recently hosted a second webinar, elaborating on our piece “The Best Kept Secrets of the Auction Chair” (which you can check out here if you’re interested). We shared the secrets we learned in the first webinar on the topic…
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Don’t Do What You Love, Work With Purpose Instead.

As a 2012 college graduate, and one of the newest members of BiddingForGood’s marketing team, when I read Carl McCoy’s opinion piece “Dear Grads, Don’t ‘Do What You Love’” it caught me off guard before it resonated with me. As…
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Cash Mob to the Rescue

There is a store in my town in Massachusetts that  has served it’s community for 80 years. It is a place  that has just about everything.  From penny candy  to appliances to toys and shovels. It is called the  West…
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