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February 04, 2009

Episode 3: Using Text Messages to Raise Money


Allison Fine

How are nonprofit groups using text messaging to raise money? Allison Fine, the host of Social Good, talks to Katrin Verclas, co-founder of MobileActive.org, and Chuck Scofield, chief development officer of Share Our Strength, to learn how charities use this technique. (Running time: 10:13)

Allison Fine, a nonprofit leader and expert on technology and communications, discusses how charities and foundations can more effectively use social-media tools to spread their messages and raise money. Ms. Fine will incorporate suggestions and questions from readers into her podcasts and invites you to send e-mail messages to her at afine@demos.org. Look for new installments on the first Thursday of every month.