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Philanthropy Friday by Jennifer Iacovelli

by Jennifer Iacovelli, posted to Career & Money

Each Friday, the another jennifer blog shares stories of those who incorporate philanthropy into their everyday lives – personally and professionally – in a creative and unique way. This is a collection of posts from the Philanthropy Friday series.

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Making Miracles for Kids During the #MiracleMarathon

The Miracle Marathon is a 27-day virtual fundraising campaign, for the...more

Besides the fact that the #MiracleMarathon is way more fun and convenient than running an actual marathon (holy training!), the funds that are raised during these 27 days will go a long way. Plus, I am a lead blogger for the upcoming #MiracleMarathon.

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One Comment = One Vaccine During #Blogust

Shot@life Blogust '14 is a campaign dedicated to sharing personal...more

For every comment or share of the Blogust posts, Walgreens will help provide a life-saving vaccine for children around the world who need them most.

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Leaving a Trail of Gratitude and Perspective

Read these posts and let me know your thoughts. I hope they touch you...more

Giving is so much more than money and time. It’s about actions and convictions. It’s about modeling the behavior we want others to have (particularly our kids), no matter what your situation.

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Join Me in the #MiracleMarathon

I’m thrilled to share that I am serving as a lead blogger for this...more

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raise funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America. When a donation is given it stays in the community, helping local kids. So you know you are helping kids in your own backyard.

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Geeking out on global development

PSI’s mission is to make it easier for people in the developing...more

PSI has vast programs that span the globe that includes family planning and many other aspects for people in developing parts of the world.

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Charity Miles (rewind)

Charity Miles is a free iPhone/Android social good fitness app that...more

The app tracks your distance and money earned. Bikers earn 10¢ a mile and walkers and runners earn 25¢ a mile. When you are done exercising, you accept your sponsorship, spread the word via social media and Charity Miles sends you a note confirming your “good work.”

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O is for Opportunity

O Wines was established in 2006 with a mission to fund college...more

Since the introduction of the wines to the Pacific Northwest in 2008 followed by a nationwide launch in 2013, more than $300,000 has been raised to support 52 college scholarships.

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Pioneers for Change

Pioneers for Change has been born out of a desire to gather together...more

In essence, Pioneers for Change will act as a catalyst for change, by inspiring and empowering those who want to do more than just write a check, to help address the greatest issues of our time.

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Shake the World and Provide Life-Saving Water in Ethiopia

Like B1G1′s work with businesses and individuals, the Shake the...more

To date, those clients using the B1G1 platform have made possible 44,700,000 giving impacts around the world. The Shake The World App will add many more.

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Empowering Mothers Through Baby Products

Partnership between RED and aden + anais. aden + anais was founded by...more

Through the partnership or Red and aden + anais, 10% of every (aden + anais)RED product will help support the Global Fund to fight AIDS and its critical work to reduce the number of babies born each day with HIV.

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Finding Your Muchness

Finding My Muchness is a community website that sells inspirational...more

Finding My Muchness is a community website that sells inspirational accessories and informational products to help women re-find joy despite grief or trauma.

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My Day with PSI

Though PSI is well known in the development world, they are not an NGO...more

PSI’s mission is to make it “easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services.” They strive for pragmatism and have a strong focus on research and measurement.

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Why I’ll Be Traveling to Washington DC Next Week

When I saw the subject to a recent Mom Bloggers for Social Good...more

PSI is a global health organization dedicated to improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on serious challenges like a lack of family planning, HIV and AIDS, barriers to maternal health, and the greatest threats to children under five.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has...more

Thousands of volunteer host families in rural, suburban, and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada open their hearts and homes to New York City children from low-income communities through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family program.

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Making an Impact Through Collaboration

Amy and Lisa met a few years ago through The Global Team of 200. Last...more

Amy and Lisa believe you can touch the world in a way no one else can, in small and big ways. They hope Impact encourages you to serve and give generously. This summer they will share the second ezine Impact with Saving and Simple Living.

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Wrestling for Good

Luke Robinson is the owner of WolfPack Fitness is based in Auburn,...more

WolfPack is about so much more than working out. WolfPack is about learning to see the world in a different way. It’s about becoming a humble, appreciative human being who sees each day as a beautiful gift. On Saturday June 21st, Luke is wrestling for charity.

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Track Your Giving Footprint

everydayhero is a global fundraising platform that allows you to see...more

You can see the collective impact you are making with other community members around the world. I’m told $206 million has been raised using everydayhero from 3.8 million donations since 2007.

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Mother's Day Edition

National Women Build Week is a week-long event, sponsored by Lowe’s,...more

Since Habitat’s Women Build program was created in 1998, more than 2,200 homes have been built in partnership with low-income families using Women Build crews. More than 52,000 women from all 50 states have volunteered at the six previous National Women Build Week events.

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Moving Forward and Asking for Help is an online fundraising website that gives people an...more

To date, GiveForward has helped raise $98,051,700 towards medical expenses.

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World Fair Trade Day

World Fair Trade Day will happen on May 10, 2014, though there are...more

Around 100,000 people will attend nearly 1,000 events around the U.S. and Canada alone to celebrate World Fair Trade Day.

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