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Valentine’s Day Romantics Can Find Their Passion at VolunteerMatch

With thousands of ways to give back and an inspiring new video PSA, the volunteering leader reminds Americans it’s easy to find your passion when help others.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 10, 2011 - In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this week VolunteerMatch is marking the build-up to February 14th by releasing an inspiring new video PSA and sharing a reminder that making a difference can help kindle romance.

Social Good Is as Easy as Texting

Benevity and Obopay Changing the Face of Mobile Donations
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Text messages are the new black when it comes to raising money for social good. A new text-to-donate service, courtesy of mobile payment provider Obopay Inc. and software company Benevity Social Ventures, Inc., has entered the fray to enable non-profits of any size to access mobile donations.

The as-yet unnamed service allows users to donate to a charity by texting a keyword to a shortcode number assigned to the charity by Obopay. Users are then directed to a mobile payment site where they can donate and receive electronic tax receipts.

Read the entire article by Zachary Sniderman on Mashable

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Text messages are the new black when it comes to raising money for social good. A new text-to-donate service, courtesy of mobile payment provider Obopay Inc. and software company Benevity Social Ventures, Inc., has entered the fray to enable non-profits of any size to access mobile donations.

The as-yet unnamed service allows users to donate to a charity by texting a keyword to a shortcode number assigned to the charity by Obopay. Users are then directed to a mobile payment site where they can donate and receive electronic tax receipts.

Read the entire article by Zachary Sniderman on Mashable

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