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Jul 29, 2009
A blog post by beth pickard was featured

Thank you for the thank you

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising BlogWhen it comes to nonprofit fundraising, whether it's online fundraising or offline, there's a lot of talk about how important it is to follow up with donors and thank them. This week I received a handwritten thank-you note from the folks at the International Justice Mission (IJM), a nonprofit organization that I've been…See More
Jul 29, 2009
beth pickard posted a blog post

Thank you for the thank you

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising BlogWhen it comes to nonprofit fundraising, whether it's online fundraising or offline, there's a lot of talk about how important it is to follow up with donors and thank them. This week I received a handwritten thank-you note from the folks at the International Justice Mission (IJM), a nonprofit organization that I've been…See More
Jul 29, 2009
A blog post by beth pickard was featured

Supporting the Non-profit Sector: A Mini How-to Guide

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising BlogWhen I returned from a semester of study in West Africa and started telling my friends about what I'd seen there, a lot of them expected me to head straight for a career in the non-profit sector, and some even assumed I'd start my own non-profit. I have tremendous respect for the work of the non-profit sector, and I…See More
Apr 1, 2009
beth pickard posted a blog post

Supporting the Non-profit Sector: A Mini How-to Guide

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising BlogWhen I returned from a semester of study in West Africa and started telling my friends about what I'd seen there, a lot of them expected me to head straight for a career in the non-profit sector, and some even assumed I'd start my own non-profit. I have tremendous respect for the work of the non-profit sector, and I…See More
Apr 1, 2009
beth pickard posted a blog post

Sunday is World Water Day

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising BlogLast summer I spent several days with a Ugandan family in a suburb outside Kampala, Uganda's capital. When this family needs water for washing, cooking, and drinking, the daughters walk about a quarter of a mile to go get it. After a few hours of insisting that i wanted to go with them to collect water, they finally agreed to let me join them. I took a jerrycan in each hand and followed them down the…See More
Mar 20, 2009
A blog post by beth pickard was featured

FG's Twitter Contest Launches Today

Thanks to all you folks out there on Twitter, we've just surpassed 1,000 followers.And to celebrate, we're sponsoring a Twitter contest this week. You could win a donation to your fundraising page!Here's how:1. If you don't already have one, sign up for a Twitter account and follow us. Otherwise, skip to step #2.2. Tweet the link to your fundraising page. In your Tweet, use the hashtag: #FG09.…See More
Mar 16, 2009
beth pickard posted a blog post

FG's Twitter Contest Launches Today

Thanks to all you folks out there on Twitter, we've just surpassed 1,000 followers.And to celebrate, we're sponsoring a Twitter contest this week. You could win a donation to your fundraising page!Here's how:1. If you don't already have one, sign up for a Twitter account and follow us. Otherwise, skip to step #2.2. Tweet the link to your fundraising page. In your Tweet, use the hashtag: #FG09.…See More
Mar 16, 2009

Profile Information

My web address:
http://www.onlinefundraisingblog.com
About me:
Beth is a marketing associate and advocate for fundraisers and non-profit organizations at Firstgiving.com. She blogs on a variety of fundraising topics, including social media fundraising, at the Online Fundraising Blog www.onlinefundraisingblog.com and Team Firstgiving www.teamfirstgiving.com. Beth updated her Facebook status yesterday at 4.04 PM. She changed her profile picture on February 19 and since then, 2 people have commented. Beth uses the Fundraising application and a variety of other Facebook tools to support causes like clean water solutions, microfinance, and cancer research.
My featured action:
CLEAN WATER
My featured action web address:
http://www.firstgiving.com/bapbwm

Beth pickard's Blog

Thank you for the thank you

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising Blog



When it comes to nonprofit fundraising, whether it's online fundraising or offline, there's a lot of talk about how important it is to follow up with donors and thank them. This week I received a handwritten thank-you note from the folks at the International Justice Mission (IJM), a nonprofit organization that… Continue

Posted on July 29, 2009 at 8:47am

Supporting the Non-profit Sector: A Mini How-to Guide

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising Blog



When I returned from a semester of study in West Africa and started telling my friends about what I'd seen there, a lot of them expected me to head straight for a career in the non-profit sector, and some even assumed I'd start my own non-profit. I have tremendous respect for the work of the non-profit… Continue

Posted on April 1, 2009 at 1:00pm

Sunday is World Water Day

Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising Blog



Last summer I spent several days with a Ugandan family in a suburb outside Kampala, Uganda's capital. When this family needs water for washing, cooking, and drinking, the daughters walk about a quarter of a mile to go get it. After a few hours of insisting that i wanted to go with them to collect water, they finally agreed to let me join them. I took a jerrycan in each hand and followed… Continue

Posted on March 20, 2009 at 8:24am

FG's Twitter Contest Launches Today

Thanks to all you folks out there on Twitter, we've just surpassed 1,000 followers.







And to celebrate, we're sponsoring a Twitter contest this week. You could win a donation to your fundraising page!



Here's how:



1. If you don't already have one, sign up for a Twitter account and follow us. Otherwise, skip to step #2.



2. Tweet the… Continue

Posted on March 16, 2009 at 8:13am

March Awareness Month





Cross-posted at the Online Fundraising Blog



Well, it's that time of the month again. You know, the beginning of it, when we tell you about all the months causes and highlight NPOs that are doing good work in these areas.



Also known for it's… Continue

Posted on March 3, 2009 at 10:01am

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 8:57pm on August 11, 2008, Paul B said…
Welcome Beth to SocialActions.
At 9:32am on January 9, 2009, lalit said…
Hi Beth,

Your picture is unique. I like the way you have given importance to clean water which is main cause of most of the illness in third world countries , even in India. I think you have high level of energy and going forward with your wonderful work. keep it up.
lalit

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