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Solomon McCown Mission Team
Our client, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the largest public charity in New England devoted exclusively to education, is featured in The Bay State Banner. The byline, written by Nellie Mae’s President, Nick Donohue, is a compelling commentary on the new data gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics. This fall, for the first...
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If you’ve been on social media in the past few weeks, you’ve seen dozens of videos of friends and followers accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This social media phenomenon has increased donations to ALS charities by tens of millions of dollars. Can its success be replicated by other nonprofits? Solomon McCown Senior Vice President...
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Our client, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, is featured on the education blog Edutopia, found here. In the byline, Nellie Mae’s President and CEO, Nick Donohue, and Principal of Revere High School, Dr. Lourenco Garcia, team up to talk about how Revere High School has implemented successful blended learning techniques to improve the district. The...
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Of the 3 Boston Marathon Bombing victims and slain  MIT police officer, only one was not from a local family. Lu Lingzi, a native of Shenyang, China, was a 23-year-old  graduate student at Boston University who had fallen in love with her adopted hometown. “She one time told me every corner you turn is a...
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A program supported by our client Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) was recently featured in the Boston Globe and Boston.com.  Transitions to Work, a collaboration between CJP, Jewish Vocational Services, and The Ruderman Family Foundation, provides job training for young adults with disabilities. Through an intensive, three month, hands-on internship training program, participants are placed in...
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(Photo via BostonGlobe.com. Photo by Dina Rudick, Globe Staff) Our client, The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, is celebrating 30 years of enriching the spiritual and physical lives of those in their communities. Their President and CEO, Mark Sokoll, was featured in the Boston Globe’s Names section attending their recent Winter Benefit. Congressman Kennedy and...
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This year, the Jewish and Gregorian calendars line up in a way that Hanukkah—the Jewish festival of lights—falls on Thanksgiving. The Boston Globe reports on the convergence of the two holidays, which has been dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” SM& client Combined Jewish Philanthropies is quoted on the front-page story as saying the coincidence is fun, but also presents...
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On September 11th, our Digital Team attended a Social Media for Nonprofits Training at Google Cambridge hosted by HandsOn Tech Boston. Mike Byrnes from ESC New England presented an overview of all social networks and how nonprofits should be utilizing them. Here are the key takeaways from each social network that we learned from the...
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