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The Top 3 Most Charitable Baseball Teams

Posted by Andrew Littlefield on Apr 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It may not feel like it for those of us in the Northeast quite yet, but Summer is right around the corner.

How do I know? Because baseball is back!

I love going to the ballpark. Even if you don’t really like baseball, most people can admit that going to a Major League game is fun. Hot dogs, beer, Summer breezes, singing songs. It’s one of my favorite Summer activities.

When you go to a Major League Baseball game, you’ll undoubtedly hear something about what that team is doing in the community.

In fact, just about every team in “The Bigs” has their own charitable foundation that supports various causes in their hometown.

This got me thinking: which team has the most generous foundation?

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Topics: event sponsorship, For Fun, grants

10 Genius Last-Minute Gifts for Your Favorite Fundraiser

Posted by Andrew Littlefield on Dec 21, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Uh oh. It’s Monday. Christmas is Friday. And you’ve still got some friends in the office you need gifts for.

But what do you get the fundraiser who has it all?

Relax, we’ve got your back. Here are a few last minute gifts you can pick up that any fundraiser will love:

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Topics: Fundraising, For Fun

#GivingTuesday Motivation Playlist

Posted by Andrew Littlefield on Dec 1, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The big day is finally here: It's #GivingTuesday!

If your organization is running a campaign this year, it's going to be a busy day for you. In fact, why are you reading this blog post, get to fundraising!

Before you go, we here at WeDidIt put together a little something to help you get through the day: a #GivingTuesday Spotify playlist!

So put your headphones on, start updating your followers, calling your donors, and writing thank you notes!

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Topics: For Fun, Giving Tuesday, GivingTuesday

Our Favorite #NonprofitPickUpLines Tweets

Posted by Andrew Littlefield on Nov 4, 2015 10:24:28 AM

You gotta hand it to the nonprofit Twitter community: they can be pretty damn funny sometimes.

Back in September, we saw #MuseumSwearJar explode on Twitter. Now, thanks to the work of the wonderful Vu Le, we have #NonprofitPickUpLines.

Vu wrote a post on his blog (a most follow, by the way) called "10 Rules for Dating in the Nonprofit Sector", which spawned a series of nonprofit-themed pick-up lines in the comments. This spilled over to Twitter, and the hashtag #NonprofitPickUpLines was born. Hilarity ensues.

Here are some of my favs, including some from Vu himself:

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Topics: Nonprofit, social media, For Fun

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