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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 https://savingmothers.org/   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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2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

By carolew | Jan 18, 2019

Sponsorship Opportunities Overview 2019

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The Season of Generosity Arrives with #GivingTuesday

By carolew | Nov 13, 2018

We are in the season to be thankful. The season to gather with those we love. The season to celebrate. And the season to give.   On November 27, 2018, nonprofits, charitable donors and volunteers, and communities will celebrate the seventh annual #GivingTuesday. Every year, this global day of generosity is celebrated the Tuesday following…

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