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19 hours ago

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Stories are not just entertaining and engaging… They actually increase the perceived value (and therefore what we're willing to pay) for something. The Significant Objects experiment found that “stories are such a powerful driver of emotional value that their effect on any given object’s subjective value can actually be measured objectively.” By adding stories to "thrift-store junk" that they bought for $128.74, they were able to sell it on ebay for $3,612.51. If stories can increase the value of random objects by 2800%, imagine what they do for your organization's fundraising. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Happy National Scrabble Day!Did you know that the creator, Alfred Mosher Butts, was an unemployed architect when he developed the word game in the midst of the Great Depression?Today, Scrabble is sold in 121 countries with 29 different language versions. And is one of the favorite games of writers and wordsmiths!Another Fun Fact: Did you know there are 126 words that you can create from the word NONPROFIT? Yep! You can visit www.anagrammer.com/scrabble/nonprofit to check all the crazy and fun words from NONPROFIT! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Happy Cosmonautics Day! (AKA International Day of Human Space Flight)Today is the 60th anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin, and the United Nations International Day of Human Space Flight.Thank you to NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration and all the amazing organizations inspiring our future astronauts and scientists! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of our Muslim friends and colleagues!We wish you a Blessed Ramadan! ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

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Today is #DayOfSilence - a student-led day of action to spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students. Thank you to LGBTQ+ organizations and allies like @GLSEN who are working to make the world safer for them and better for all of us! ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

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Yom HaShoah is Holocaust Remembrance DayWhat would the world look like today if people spoke up and stood up earlier? How many contributions to the arts, sciences and society did we lose?As we commemorate the six million Jewish lives lost to hatred, racism and indifference, we recognize that genocide is still a threat to ethnic groups around the world and vow to stay vigilant.Thank you to amazing organizations like Jewish World Watch, Simon Wiesenthal Center , USC Shoah Foundation, and museums like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and Kigali Genocide Memorial for helping us all be #StrongerThanHate. ... See MoreSee Less
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