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Helping Students Find Tech Employment

NFL player starts nonprofit to help student athletes find careers after sports, reports ABC13.

There comes a time when athletes have to hang up the cleats. A Houston native, in his fourth season in the NFL, launched a nonprofit aimed to set up young student-athletes for life after the game.

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Bringing Tech Equity to Communities

According to 10TV, non profit Per Scholas seeks to provide technology equity for under-served communities. 

Non-profits often try to make a positive impact on their respective community. Some work toward equity and a level playing field for those in marginalized or under-served communities.

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Using Tech to Eliminate Food Waste

According to Biz Journals, Last Mile Food Rescue uses technology to acquire perishable food that can be distributed to those in need. 

Julie Shifman is not the kind of person to back down from a challenge. When she saw an opportunity to launch a new nonprofit — Last Mile Food Rescue, which uses tech to rescue perishable food to distribute to those in need — she jumped at the chance, leaving her job to focus on the new venture full time. 

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Nonprofit Helps Kids Get Vision Aids

Nonprofit SightSavers America is helping Texas children get access to high tech vision aids, reports KTXS 12.

This week, over 50 children will receive eye examinations and new vision technology thanks to some help from nonprofit organization sight savers.

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Develop for Good Helps Nonprofits Get Tech Help

Develop for Good connects computer science and technology students with nonprofits that need technology solutions implemented, reports Forbes. 

Mary Zhu was studying computer science at Stanford University when the pandemic hit. In the midst of rapid changes and mass panic, she spotted two critical needs: first, tens of thousands of nonprofits were projected to shut down without technical support to digitize their services. 

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Nonprofits Use Cash Surplus to Improve Tech

According to the Nonprofit Times, the pandemic actually increased nonprofits' financial liquidity leading to increased spending on technology. 

The pandemic caused an uptick in nonprofits’ financial liquidity and it led to an acceleration in technology adoption, according to a new survey. 

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Fundrage Points News Readers to Nonprofits

According to the Birmingham Business Journal, Fundrage is a new browser extension that will guide readers to nonprofits based on the article's content. 

A new nonprofit-centered startup has launched in the Magic City and is looking to tap into readers of news sites. 

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Boys & Girls Club Gets Grant to Improve Tech

According to the Grand Rapids Business Journal, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland is getting a $50,000 Lift Zone Opportunity Fund Grant which will help them improve technology.

Comcast awarded the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland a $50,000 Lift Zone Opportunity Fund grant, providing a variety of technology upgrades for those in need.

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Red Kettle Goes Touchless

The Red Kettle Campaign will accept donations via tip tap technologies touchless payment platform, in select locations, reports Fox 40

The Salvation Army has officially kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign fundraiser to help families in hard times.

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National Non-profit EducationSuperHighway Kicks Off “No Home Left Offline” to Close America’s Digital Divide

EducationSuperHighway, the national non-profit that successfully connected 47 million students to close the K-12 classroom connectivity gap, today announced a bold new mission to close the digital divide for 18 million American households that have access to the Internet but can't afford to connect.

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