The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Gandhi

Girls on the Run Central Maryland Registration

Girls on the Run® is an after-school character development program that uses the power of running to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. The program combines training for a 5k (3.1 miles) event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts.

An Interview with Moveable Feast

Moveable Feast is a 25 year old nonprofit that provides healthy and nutritious food to people with chronic and life threatening illness: HIV/AIDS, cancer, renal disease, diabetes, CVD, etc. For individuals who are impeded from fulfilling their activities of daily living because of the inability to access, afford or prepare food for themselves, Moveable Feast is the answer!

An Interview with Friends of Great Kids Farm

Friends of Great Kids Farm, Inc., is a private non-profit organization created to support and promote Baltimore City Public School’s Great Kids Farm. Great Kids Farm is a 33-acre working educational farm owned and operated by Baltimore City Public Schools. The campus has served students from Baltimore City in many ways since the early 1900s, but it was given new life as a working farm in 2008.

An Interview with Casey Cares Foundation

The Casey Cares Foundation provides uplifting and heartwarming programs to enhance the lives of critically ill children and their families.

Casey Cares is participating in Baltimore Eats for Good, an area wide campaign that brings together restaurants, retailers and nonprofits for a fun, easy to do fundraising event. Baltimore Eats for Good and BmoreEvents sat down with Casey Cares to learn more about their mission and work in the community.

15 Diverse Volunteer Opportunities for Every Schedule

What do you think of when you hear the word “volunteer”? We’re excited about this post because no matter what your thoughts about volunteering are, we hope to provide you with new and unexpected ways to get involved and make a difference…wherever you are, whatever you do! We’ll be reviewing volunteering opportunities in Baltimore, ways to volunteer nationally and globally, online mentoring opportunities, professional skills based volunteer projects, and even ways to volunteer while traveling!

7 Free Marketing Tools for Ambitious Nonprofits [LIST]

At BmoreEvents, one of our goals is to improve outcomes for nonprofits utilizing technology to fulfill their mission. We’ve been able to highlight many resources over the past few months that help NPOs build momentum, but this post brings you 7+ (we threw in a few extras just for you) of the latest and greatest free marketing tools. We’ve scoured the internet to find the best technologies with the greatest benefits to help your organization to achieve success!

Free Email for Nonprofits: MailChimp

If your non-profit is growing or you’re looking for a way to increase your exposure, email marketing is a necessity. There are many companies that provide great email marketing solutions. We’re partial to MailChimp. And free email for nonprofits. Depending of the number of subscribers, MailChimp could be discounted or even FREE!

Free Nonprofit Software (in the Cloud) from Microsoft

Yes, Microsoft has made its signature product set, the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook available in the cloud for free to registered 501c3’s under 3,000 seats (licenses). Office 365 users also get a free SharePoint intranet space as well as an eternally facing SharePoint Internet site. This means that you could actually get rid of your current web hosting and use the free SharePoint Hosting to build your publicly facing website. More cost savings!

Offit Kurman Pledges $10,000 to Lombardi Cancer Center through Cake Cause Marketing

Offit Kurman is using Cake Cause Marketing (Cake), a Baltimore startup company, to run a digital cause marketing campaign with the Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center. On the Cake platform, Offit Kurman made a campaign landing page and pledged $10,000 to the Lombardi Center. For ever person that visits the landing page and clicks on the ‘Click Here to Help!’ button, Offit Kurman will contribute $20 to the Lombardi Center towards the full amount of the pledge.

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