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Education is fundamental to providing equal opportunity and keeping the United States competitive in the global economy. Yet, too many of our children fall through the cracks. Every nine seconds, another student will drop out of school. And 2,000 schools are responsible for 50% of the nation’s dropouts.
So, we were happy to join with several Bloganthropy Advisory Board members and other Bloganthropy members to find out how P&G Give Education is partnering with Communities in Schools to make a difference in the lives of our most at-risk students. We were joined by the spokesman, the famous recording artist and philanthropist, John Legend.
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Become a ONEMom today and learn how you can help raise awareness about motherhood in Kenya here http://www.one.org/us/actnow/moms/. Get educated, get involved and help moms across the globe. Update you status, add a new blog post, or tweet #ONEMom to promote the journey of fellow mom-bloggers Cooper and Emily to Africa!
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Susan Niebur, of the blog Toddler Planet, today was named the winner of the 2011 Bloganthropy Awards. The Bloganthropy Awards is a unique program that recognizes women bloggers who have made a difference by using social media effectively to support a good cause.
Bloganthropy is built on the idea that we can use our social media influence to amplify the good we do. By calling upon the strength of your online network, you send your message viral, inspiring others to give.
For the month of July, we are partnering with our sponsor P&G’s GIVE Education to honor another incredible Bloganthropy Blogger of the Month with an exceptional prize– $1,000 and an iPad2.
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Finalists for the second annual Bloganthropy Awards were announced today by Bloganthropy.org and Child’s Play Communications. The unique awards program recognizes women bloggers who use social media to support a good cause. For the second straight year, Procter & Gamble is sponsoring the Bloganthropy Awards, this time through its Give Education program. The company will present a total of $5,000 to the winner and finalists.
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For the second year in a row, P&G is sponsoring the Bloganthropy Awards. Because of P&G’s support, the winner of the 2011 Bloganthropy Award will receive $2000, and four finalists will receive $500 each. P&G also has generously offered an additional $200 to all five honorees to help offset their travel costs to the Awards. We will be announcing the finalists for the prize very soon. In the meantime, we hope you’ll support P&G’s charitable efforts.
Our March Blogger of the Month is Sian To of Mummy Tips. Find out how she suddenly found herself a blogger activist.
I didn’t set out to become a blogger activist – or even to become a blogger for that matter…
In July 2010, CyberMummy became the first dedicated blogger conference in the UK. It was a huge success and it was also to become the first step in my charity work.
A couple of days after CyberMummy I had a call from Save The Children’s Digital Media Manager, Liz Scarff…
As a grassroots non-profit, we are proud to have partnered with Equal Exchange to honor the Bloganthropy Bloggers of the Month for January, February and March.
And as involved community volunteers, we are always on the look-out for a fundraiser that will motivate members, raise enough money to support our cause, and reflect our values.
Now that we know more about Equal Exchange Fundraising, they are at the top of our list!
As social media “cause marketing” heats up, bloggers are learning to navigate the intersection between business and charity. According to a 2010 Cone LLC study, 85% of consumers have a more positive image of a product or company when it supports a cause they care about and 80% are likely to switch brands, similar in price and quality, to one that supports a cause. Companies looking to create attention-grabbing cause marketing campaigns turn to bloggers for added authenticity and passion.
At a time when bloggers are trying to define what it is they “do”, adding charity into the mix creates another layer of complexity…