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48in48’s 1st-Ever Global Virtual Event

Oct 22, 2020

What is the 48in48 Global Virtual Event? On October 2-4, 2020, 48in48 put on a weekend hackathon event that spurred over 350 volunteers spanning 15 countries and 16 timezones to build 63 Nonprofit websites – fully virtually. At typical 48in48 weekend events over the past six years, 48 volunteer teams in a certain city come…

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Atlanta CASA

Nonprofit Spotlight: Atlanta CASA

Oct 21, 2020

New name, new chapter Did you all know that Atlanta Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has only existed for 25 years? It also surprised me that CASA’s oldest unit, founded in Seattle, only began in 1977. From the time I can remember, CASA has persisted as a nationwide staple nonprofit with a household name. I…

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Daniel Dartnell

48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Daniel Dartnell

Oct 20, 2020

Who is Daniel? Daniel Dartnell lives in Atlanta and works as a Cloud Security Program Manager for Equifax. In that role, he thinks strategically to solve problems and ensure smooth sailing in the present and the future. Daniel also serves as the volunteer Global Program Director for 48in48, which means that he literally ran the…

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State Farm Event Recap

Sep 23, 2020

We want to give a huge round of applause to State Farm® for helping 48in48 pull off another amazing Virtual Corporate Event! It felt so good to be back in action helping Nonprofit groups tell their stories through brand new websites.  On the weekend of September 11th to 13th, over 70 volunteers gathered remotely to…

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Casa Materna Midwives and Nurses with a newborn

Nonprofit Spotlight: Casa Materna

Sep 1, 2020

It’s incredible to think how our world has faced the COVID-19 pandemic for roughly half a year now. With these changes, nonprofits have adapted quickly based on limited resources while still serving people in immediate need. As a provider of medical care to new mothers in a local Guatemalan community, Casa Materna is one of…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Richards

Aug 31, 2020

Who is Mike Richards?  From Bloomington, Illinois, Mike Richards is a jack of all trades. Working within hospitality and social media management, Mike is someone who is determined to reach a larger community. His most recent position is with Epiphany Hospitality Group, a large scale farm to table operation. His involvement with 48in48 started about…

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Emily and the 48in48 Team

48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Emily Schneider

Aug 5, 2020

Who is Emily Schneider? Local to Bloomington Illinois, Emily Schneider works as a determined and organized Scrum Master for State Farm. However, she is more than that. She is a mother, an upbeat individual, and one of 48in48’s most dedicated volunteers. Starting as a volunteer five years ago, Emily has become one of the most…

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Erica Wright in the van

Nonprofit Spotlight: Project U First

Jul 21, 2020

Have you ever talked to someone you have never met, then walked away from the conversation inspired and motivated, with a huge smile on your face for the rest of the day? That’s what talking to Erica Wright, Founder of Project U First is like. She shared her story with me this week, and now I’m…

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Endangered Nonprofit Coalition

Endangered Nonprofit Coalition launches to drive awareness and financial support

Jul 19, 2020

At 48in48, we learned about the Endangered Nonprofit Coalition and want you to learn more about this important cause, too. Please share the information with a Nonprofit leader today. As many of you know, the effects of COVID-19 have been incredibly difficult for nonprofits, and could still get worse, with potentially devastating effects for the…

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