Category Archives: Child poverty

UNICEF uses Halloween “costume creator” to attract younger donors

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting UNICEF is putting the “fun” back in fundraiser with a cyber twist on its traditional orange Trick-or-Treat collection boxes. Mashable revealed earlier this week that UNICEF has launched an online costume party, allowing site visitors to … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as This: help to serve those in need

For Such a Time as This (FSTT), a nonprofit organization in Edgewater, CO, has been battling hunger in its community since 1995 and has monthly food pantry distributions and community dinners that feed the poor throughout the year. FSTT is … Continue reading

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Colorado’s child poverty growth leads nation

The number of Colorado children living in poverty increased by more than 88,000, or 85 percent, between 2000 and 2007, according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. According to a Denver Post article, this makes Colorado … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 2/18

Welcome to News You Can Use! Each week (or thereabouts!), we will share with you the latest news in the nonprofit sector, as well as interesting headlines that affect the world we live and work in. New York Times, 2/18 … Continue reading

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JVA’s News You Can Use, 1/7

Welcome to JVA Consulting’s new blog! Each Monday, we will share with you the latest news in the nonprofit sector, as well as interesting headlines that affect the world we live and work in. New York Times, 1/3 Uninsured near-elderly … Continue reading

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