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Create Your Own GlobalGiving Fundraising Page: No Money + A Bit of Time = A BIG Difference to Help End the Backlog

August 10, 2011 | BY LendonEbbels | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Did you all see the post from the wonderful Joanna Colangelo last week about Joyful Heart's month-long fundraising challenge with GlobalGiving? We've been invited into a GlobalGiving Open Challenge during the month of August to raise $4,000 this month from no fewer than 50 supporters. If we do this, we’ll earn a permanent spot on GlobalGiving, which will allow us to keep fundraising there throughout the year.
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GlobalGiving: Making a World of Difference

August 5, 2011 | BY JoannaColangelo | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Read about an exciting new initiative that we’ve embarked on for the month of August. As many of you have probably seen through our Facebook posts, we’ve been accepted into a GlobalGiving Open Challenge from August 2 to August 31.
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Support All Crimes DNA Bill in New York State

June 20, 2011 | BY NateRichards | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Last week, Lendon posted about some recent advocacy work JHF was involved with in Albany. We were part of a broad coalition of survivors, advocates and members of the criminal justice community that is encouraging lawmakers to pass a simple All Crimes DNA bill into law for New York State.
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Tag & Chase - Help JHF Win Up To $500,000 Tagging Friends

May 24, 2011 | BY NateRichards | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Here’s a new technique for helping to promote JHF’s bid in Chase Community Giving that should help you encourage your friends and family to participate.
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A Joyful Gala, An Important Cause

May 23, 2011 | BY LendonEbbels | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
On May 17, I had the opportunity to work and attend Joyful Heart’s 4th Annual Gala at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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Give Your Profile a VOTE JOY FaceLIFT

April 22, 2011 | BY NateRichards | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Some of you wonderful supporters expressed and interest in giving your profile a VOTE JOY FaceLIFT. It can be a little tricky, but if you’re patient, you’ll end up with a pretty cool profile that looks something like this:

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Denim Day in LA & USA

April 21, 2011 | BY PeaceOverViolence | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Today we’re featuring a guest post from Patti Giggans, the Executive Director of Joyful Heart’s Los Angeles partner organization Peace Over Violence. Patti was the pioneer behind Denim Day in LA & USA. Today, she gives us a history of the movement and this year’s call to action.
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Help Joyful Heart Win $500,000!

April 21, 2011 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Starting today, Joyful Heart is participating in the Chase Community Giving competition. This is an incredible program that allows Facebook users to vote for organizations and ideas that matter most to them. It represents a chance for Joyful Heart to continue helping our community of survivors, healers and supporters in a huge way—the winning organization receives a $500,000 grant.
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GoodShop Shop of the Week: Travel Sites

April 1, 2011 | BY CarolineParrone | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Are you planning to do any travel this year? Take some time to learn a new language for your trip using RosettaStone! Find the best deals for hotels and flights using GoodShop and you’ll travel knowing that your trip is benefiting Joyful Heart Foundation.
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GoodShop Shop of the Week: Groupon

March 20, 2011 | BY CarolineParrone | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
We love the weekends here at Joyful Heart because that means it's time for Self Care Saturday and Sunday.
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