Philanthropy and nonprofits

Philanthropy and nonprofits
Mercy Corps partners with Haitian companies
High Five
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Mercy Corps teams up with a Haitian bank and phone company to better serve Haiti in the aftermath of January's earthquake.
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Restaurateur gives produce stand to homeless man
High Five
Friday, July 16, 2010
A successful Southern Oregon restaurant owner sets up a business for a homeless man in a spur-of-the-moment decision.
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Portland company to build paper homes in Haiti
High Five
Thursday, July 01, 2010

Portland-based company Pacific Green Innovations plans to build 10,000 recycled paper homes in Haiti.

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Nonprofits sued for misusing veteran funds
High Five
Monday, May 24, 2010
The state Department of Justice is cracking down on five different nonprofits for misusing funds intended to help veterans.
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Mercy Corps misses out on text giving
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Haiti_QuakeDay9_FoodDist526The Red Cross has raised about $255 million for Haiti, $32 million of it, 12.5%, by text message. Mercy Corps, which is much smaller, has raised $11.4 million from donors via the web, phone and in-person donations. But nothing by text.

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