Tuesday, January 11, 2005

ePhilanthropy eZine: Tsunami: Early Lessons To Be Learned

ePhilanthropy eZine: Tsunami: Early Lessons To Be Learned: "Tsunami: Early Lessons To Be Learned
A Global Internet Community Comes To Aid of Those In Need
Vinay Bhagat, Founder & Chief Strategy O...

The modern world has never before witnessed a natural disaster of the magnitude of the tsunami that hit Asia in late December 2004. Each day since the tidal wave struck has brought increases in death tolls and more stories of devastated towns and lives. The groundswell of response from governments, corporations and individuals � with more than $5 billion committed to date � is likely to set a record for relief fundraising. And although people around the world have demonstrated tremendous generosity to date, we are still at the cusp of sustained development fundraising efforts and pressures mount daily for more international government funding. An unprecedented flow of information and opinions is helping to stimulate government grants and individual giving. But beyond being an efficient vehicle for fundraising, the Internet is "


Post a Comment

<< Home