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Cathy Malloy, the first lady of Connecticut, has served as Executive Director of the Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education in Stamford. The center offers 24-hour…


Slept in this morning after Day 3 at SXSW, I walked around a ton yesterday and saw 10 more bands, some highlights include: Boy & Bear, Yellow Ostrich, and Twin Shadow. Continuing with Living Philanthropic’s spotlight on Austin, today’s donation goes to the Austin Children’s Shelter,…

Carlos continues forward in his mission, even as he enjoys SXSW…

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Article discusses how non-profit organizations can use blogs to build relationships and trust with their supporters.


Google People Finder: If you have information about someone’s wherabouts, you can enter it here. They are currently at about 7,200 records. (go)

Red Cross People Finder: Inquiries concerning U.S. citizens living or traveling in Japan should be referred to the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747or 202 647-5225.

The Red Cross: The Japanese Red Cross has already deployed 11 national disaster response teams to respond to the crisis but you can support their efforts by donating money. Similar to their efforts to help Haiti after the earthquake in 2010, Red Cross is accepting donations either online or via text message. Simply text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone (you’ll be prompted to confirm with a second text reading YES). (go)

Shelterbox: The UK-based organization has 18 international affiliates and it has launched an online fundraiser for the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. Shelterbox provides assistance to afflicted countries by delivering large utility boxes that contain a shelter and other emergency relief tools. To donate online, simply go to your country’s site and click DONATE(go)

International Medical Corps: To donate to this global non-profit’s Emergency Response Efforts fund, simply go to their site and select the amount you wish to donate (be sure to note if you want your donation to be a “recurring gift” for future relief efforts) and fill in your information. (go) Working with other organizations such as the International Medical Corps, D.C.-based organization GlobalGiving has launched the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund, which will give aid to on the ground organizations providing emergency services. They are accepting donations online with a funding goal of $90, 000. (go)

Convoy of Hope
: This non-profit focuses on disaster relief efforts and you can donate either online at their site or via text message by texting TSUNAMI to 50555 (you’ll also be prompted to confirm with a follow up text of YES) (go)

Salvation Army: The Japan branch of the Salvation Army has been working in Tokyo to offer shelter to stranded commuters and they are  reportedly organizing a team to send to Sendai Friday night. They also have their Hawaii branch standing by, ready to help. You can help their relief efforts by texting JAPAN or QUAKE to 80888 to make a $10 donation.  (go)

Operation USA: Along with an appeal for monetary donations, Operation USA has also announced efforts to collect bulk corporate donations of health care supplies. Donate online at, by phone at 1.800.678.7255 or, by check made out to Operation USA, 3617 Hayden Ave, Suite A, Culver City, CA 90232. Corporate donations of bulk quantities of disaster-appropriate supplies are also being requested. Air miles can also be donated to Operation USA through United Airlines Charity Miles program

(via thephenthouse)

Charity Buzz suggestions for those who want to help the efforts to assist Japan…

Our foundation website has a new look. We’re especially thankful for the guys at, who played a major role in re-designing and launching the new site. The new site includes quick links…

A brief presentation about the Malta House of Care, including interviews with patients and staff. 

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“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” - JFK

Going into the home stretch on my first full year of Living Philanthropic, it feels pretty amazing. I set out on a mission and the sense of accomplishment is starting to swell. I am so thankful for all the support and kind…


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Japan Tsunami Relief: 


‘100 times worse than Haiti, and comparable to the 2004 Tsunami of South East Asia’, says Columbia University Seismologist Jim Gaherty.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) Emergency Response Team is on its way…

It’s a new year, this 2011. We often hear of people make “new year’s resolutions” around the time the year turns from old to new. We’re wondering – do you any of you have any resolutions related to…

Wishing all of our followers a happy and healthy new year!