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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – September 2019

By Amanda Thompson | Sep 3, 2019

Atlanta Rescue Dog Cafe – Bringing an end to Atlanta’s pet overpopulation and animal cruelty problems with a unique approach Atlanta Rescue Dog Cafe  was founded less than two years ago, yet they are well on their way to making tangible progress towards their mission. The organization aims to bring an end to Atlanta’s pet…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – August 2019

By Amanda Thompson | Jul 24, 2019

Homework House of Holyoke, Massachusetts is a place where children growing up in the most economically challenged neighborhoods can experience learning success. It is a safe place whose staff and volunteers cherish and nurture children so they can learn and grow and find renewed joy in learning! Homework House strengthens the surrounding community by promoting…

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Sima Parekh

Spotlight on Sima Parekh, the new 48in48 Executive in Residence

By Amanda Thompson | Jul 18, 2019

48in48 would like to welcome Sima Parekh, who joins us as Executive in Residence to help with strategy and direction for fund raising and project management. Sima has been involved with 48in48 since its inception, volunteering as part of the BKV team in Year One and expanding her efforts in Year Two to lay the…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – JULY2019

By carolew | Jul 3, 2019

Action Cycling Atlanta Using Friendship, Respect, and Sportsmanship to Increase Awareness and Raise Funds for HIV/AIDS The team behind Action Cycling Atlanta is a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds – young, old, gay and straight – who share some common interests: a love of physical activity a desire to build the community a passion…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight (Father’s Day)

By carolew | Jun 14, 2019

Raising Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Saving Lives   This month, in honor of Father’s Day, we highlight one of 48in48’s Nonprofit Grant Recipients, Pat’s Heart. The nonprofit was started by Patrick (Pat) Spinks, a dad who fell victim to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) while jogging with his son. Pat survived. After emerging from a…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight (Mother’s Day)

By carolew | May 11, 2019

Saving Mothers Isa Cuervo   No woman should die giving life. And yet, every year, more than 300,000 women and girls die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. That equates to one mother dying every two minutes. In particular, mothers in developing nations are 43 times more likely to die during childbirth than mothers…

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48in48 & ActBlue in 2019

By carolew | May 6, 2019

48in48 is proud to work with ActBlue this year! ActBlue builds free digital fundraising tools that make it easy for any nonprofit to run a modern fundraising program online — and as a nonprofit ourselves, our only mission is to help other organizations achieve their goals through smarter fundraising! Our powerful fundraising platform enables nonprofits…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight (Earth Day)

By carolew | Apr 1, 2019

Each year, Earth Day offers a chance to recommit to doing our part to care for our planet. That’s something Trellis Horticultural Therapy Alliance does all throughout the year. We met this wonderful nonprofit during the Atlanta Super Service event in January 2019. A resource to grow and sustain horticultural therapy and accessible gardening programs,…

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International Women’s Day: 48in48 Recognizes Rankin Foundation

By carolew | Mar 6, 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, 48in48 highlights one of our nonprofit recipients from 2018, who celebrates women year-round! Honoring Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the United States Congress, the Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund (JRF) helps adult women secure degrees that would allow them to enter the workforce successfully. “We’re working to…

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