The cool new app connects users with charities based on the news they read.
Do Something.org is a great example of a non-profit making a huge difference with teenagers. They have 3.4 million members tackling a plethora of issues, from poverty to violence to the environment. They have re calibrated their approach to work with teens and have really made it work. We can all learn from them.
1. GOING WIDE
They are launching over 200 projects annually for members to participate in (up from a previous 30 per year).
2. BEING IN THE NOW
They are almost exclusively using texts (the most urgent medium).
3. GOING DEEP
They created a CRISIS hotline (“Text” line).
Check out their new book.
By the way, if you are over 26 yrs old, you are considered “old people” in their book. : )
We love how this organization is enabling professionals who want to volunteer their skills with nonprofits who need their help.