Before signing off of "The Daily Show" for the last time, host Jon Stewart will lend his star power to a fundraiser for New York Collaborates for Autism. People who donate at least $10 to the nonprofit using Omaze.com, a donation platform that works like a charity raffle, are entered to win two tickets to the taping of Stewart’s final program on August 6.
NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 — In a time when philanthropic dollars seem to be disappearing, Robin Hood, one of the city's leading poverty-fighting organizations, had a different outcome at its most recent event in New York City with the help of iml's Pledge technology.
Working to change the real world by hanging out in a virtual one. That’s pretty much how Susan Tenby sums up nonprofits’ use of the 3-D, online, virtual world known as Second Life. Tenby is senior manager of online community development for San Francisco-based nonprofit technology information provider TechSoup.org Tenby, also known as her Second Life avatar Glitteractica Cookie, says SL can be an extremely valuable tool for nonprofits in terms of collaboration and learning. Launched by the San Francisco-based software company Linden Lab, SL is a place where nonprofits can raise awareness and dollars and reach new audiences while having