All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fundraising’

Olivia Wilde Helps Others By Being Consciously Fashionable

Olivia Wilde, 29, is taking Hollywood philanthropy to another level. The “Cowboys and Aliens” actress, who is also a first-time mom-to-be, has been working on elevating a benevolent online business that blends charity and fashion into one. Conscious Commerce, also what Wilde refers to as a”FUNdraising” expenditure, uses a shopping savvy technique that not only gives consumers what they want …

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Rand Paul Heads To Silicon Valley On Fundraising Trip

Rand Paul already made it clear that he’s a friend of tech businesses when he defended Apple during a tax hearing last week. Now the Kentucky senator is heading to the heart of Silicon Valley to see if he can drum up some fundraising support. The Hill reports that Paul will be meeting with Google, Facebook and eBay this week. …

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George Bush: $500 Million Raised For Presidential Library

George W. Bush‘s presidency will be be felt throughout the world for some decades to come, and now the 43rd president of the United States has also ensured that his presidential library will be the best-funded presidential center in history. According to a report from Time magazine, President George W. Bush has raised more than $500 million for the George …

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Big Changes Coming To PayPal’s Frozen Funds Policy [Report]

Eleven days ago, TechCrunch ran a story about PayPal freezing a science fiction writer’s fundraiser, and then apologizing for doing so. The company even donated to the writer’s fund. “We’re going to do a lot more communicating before making some pretty aggressive changes to our system to make sure that this stuff doesn’t happen,” PayPal senior communications director Anuj Nayar …

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Wikimedia Foundation Breaks Record With Fundraising Campaign

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, has wrapped up its annual fund raising campaign, breaking a record with $20 million raised from over a million donors in “nearly every country in the world”. It appears those big banners at the top of Wikipedia, which have been ridiculed a few times, have been a success. The ridicule was mostly over the …

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