Top Blogs of 2019: Powerful Nonprofits With Community

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jan 2, 2020 10:00:00 AM

6 minute read

Welcome to the new year folks!

That being said, let's take the time to reflect back on 2019! This time, we'll be covering the Closer Look series, which highlights powerful nonprofits who've successfully harnessed the power of community to achieve their mission and vision.

Written by our VP of Marketing, Mel Attia, this series will continue into 2020, not only so that we can continue to show how community can be used by more than just B2B or B2C organizations, but also because the work that these nonprofits do are invaluable and deserve to be put in the spotlight.

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Topics: Community, Nonprofit

Bipolar UK: A Nonprofit Community That Makes A Difference

Posted by Mel Attia on Dec 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

7 minute read

Nonprofits play an important role in elevating those with disadvantages, helping caretakers and raising awareness of important issues. In my ongoing blog series devoted to elevating the ones that make a difference in people’s lives, my focus this month is  Bipolar UK, a nonprofit dedicated to support those living with the condition of bipolar.

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Topics: Community, Nonprofit

Building a Nationwide Support Group to Fight Breast Cancer

Posted by Mel Attia on Oct 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

6 minute read

Cancer sucks. There’s no two ways about it. We all know someone who was or is afflicted with this complicated ailment. On a personal level, I need both hands to count all the people I know who have been afflicted by this terrible disease. Thankfully, many are still with us and are survivors, but some were not so lucky in their fight. Let this blog be a tribute to all of them.

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Topics: Community, News, Nonprofit

A Closer Look: Mercy Ships and Their Community Impacts

Posted by Mel Attia on Sep 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

5 minute read

As I wrote previously, I started a blog series on some amazing nonprofits are using the power of community to help them achieve their goals. Online communities aren’t only good for businesses in building more customer intimacy, deflecting support tickets or improving the bottom line. Communities help nonprofits fulfill their objectives. 

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Topics: Community, Nonprofit

A Closer Look: Scope and Their Community Impacts

Posted by Mel Attia on Aug 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

6 minute read

There are so many nonprofit organizations that do amazing work, and at Vanilla, we are lucky enough to be able to call some of these organizations our customers. These organizations do invaluable work; their visions, mission and values work to change and improve the lives of many people across the globe, and we are proud to say that their Vanilla Forums is able to contribute to their impact and success.

That being said, I thought it was important to showcase some of the very important work that these organizations are doing, as they continue to raise awareness of key issues and mobilize people to take action. Twice a month, I'll be showcasing a nonprofit that is doing incredible work and highlighting how these organizations harness the power of community to help execute their mandate.

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Topics: Community, Nonprofit

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