Jacob Kaplan-Moss

5 items tagged “charity”

📌 Eight Degrees of Giving - Chassidic Thought

Maimonides’ levels of tzadakah—I think about this a lot. #

📌 The Life and Thoughts of Zach - Insane Geek Auction

Last night’s LCA charity auction was the just fantastic on every level: “Only a room full of geeks would: Form a coalition to win an auction rather than just letting an individual win and then privately donating. Value a celebrity hacker having his precious beard shaved off more than physical ownership of a beautiful work of museum quality art. Engage in one-ups-manship of adding seemingly valueless pledges to the prize pool. Figure out how to collectively come up with well over $28,500 (factor in the Euros and it’s over $35,000) for a charity they’d just discovered in under an hour.” #

📌 Independent Sector | Accountability -- Developing a Code of Ethics

A model code of ethics for nonprofits. #

📌 One Laptop Per Child -- XO Giving

OLPC announces a “Give 1 Get 1” program. That’s awesome: I’ve been hearing rumors of such a program for over a year; good to see it become official. #

📌 Charity Navigator - America's Largest Charity Evaluator

Make sure the money you donate goes to a worthy cause. #