Health


Powerful Video: JDRF

Posted on 04 June 2008

This video is a great example of powerful storytelling through online video. It takes just four minutes and tells of one child who is overcoming many obstacles because of Juvelile Diabetes. Thanks to Paula Werne of Holiday World who posted a link to the video on the Charity Mile blog. Holiday World hosted the Southern […]

World Vision – Storytelling in Multimedia

Posted on 27 May 2008

In last week’s Resource Roundup: What’s Your Story? I featured World Vision as an example of a non profit that is always telling its story well. An email newsletter that I got from World Vision after publishing Friday’s post confirmed this once again. While they had already published a video and other news alerts about […]

Taylor’s Angels 5K Run Benefits Children with Cancer

Posted on 04 March 2008

Editor’s Note: The article first appeared on Step by Step Fundraising on March 4, 2004. Since that time Taylor’s Angels changed its name to Heroes for Children. This nonprofit organization provides financial and social assistance to families, within the state of Texas, with children (0-22 yrs of age) battling cancer. An Interview with Larissa Linton […]

Special Football Seating at Burlington High School Benefits Great River Hospice in Iowa

Posted on 19 September 2007

The Burlington High School Student Council is holding a raffle to support the Great River Hospice in Iowa, with a very unique prize that makes local football fans quite comfortable indeed. Winners have the opportunity to sit in a comfortable sofa during Burlington High School home varsity football games. They will also enjoy free snacks […]

Wags for Wishes Dog Show Fund-raiser for Make A Wish

Posted on 06 July 2007

The San Diego Chapter of Make A Wish is holding Wags for Wishes, an annual dog show. The dog show will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 6th through July 8th). It will be at the Del Mar Horsepark. Wags for Wishes is open to the public and dogs are (of course) welcome as […]

National Walk for Epilepsy

Posted on 30 November 2006

The Epilepsy Foundation has planned the first-ever National Walk for Epilepsy… Epilepsy Walk or Walk-a-thon will be on March 31, 2007…

“Have a Heart” Event Helps Transplant Patients

Posted on 13 June 2006

Jennifer Shih had always dreamed of becoming a doctor, specifically a pediatrician. After years of rigorous study and preparation she was thrilled to land a prestigious pediatric cardiology fellowship in Cincinnati. In an ironic turn of events, just a few months into her fellowship, Jennifer experienced life threatening heart problems herself. Jennifer’s heart condition, caused […]