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Considerations When Starting a Nonprofit

August 2, 2016 |

There are many benefits to starting a nonprofit organization: the chance to start a cause that you’re passionate about, becoming your own boss, perks that come with professional independence and more! Although the impact of a nonprofit is more societal and less monetary than a for-profit business, it is still a…

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Meet the Interns!

July 25, 2016 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations has been fortunate this summer to host three excellent interns.  All are focused students who are living intentionally in order to have impact not only after graduation, but also in the present time between semesters. Dawn Heinbach Dawn Heinbach graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kutztown University as…

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What Can Fiscal Sponsorship Do For Your Organization?

June 9, 2016 |

How can your new organization meet its goals and expand its community outreach? Fiscal sponsorship could be your answer. Fiscal sponsorship is a formal arrangement in which a 501(c)(3) public charity sponsors a project that lacks exempt status, allowing that project to seek grants and solicit tax-deductible donations under the…

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Which Types of Projects Does HSI Sponsor?

May 23, 2016 |

Humanitarianism is moral kindness and benevolence extended to all humans. The power of human empathy leads to action, social prosperity and the betterment of human life. Unlike any other creature on Earth, humans learn and understand without having to experience. This characteristic allows us to comprehend the hardships people feel,…

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Honoring Board Members

January 13, 2016 |

Three Ways to Cultivate a Positive Board Culture If you have ever been involved with a nonprofit organization, you know the impact of a positive culture among the Board of Directors.  How does a great organization keep positive, productive board members?  Here are three ideas for your consideration. Present board members…

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Upcycled Business Cards

December 11, 2015 |

These business cards are unique! If you are an entrepreneur who has faced a networking event hoping you and your new venture will be noticed in the sea of networkers, you may want to give this a try. Or perhaps like HSI, your business uses sustainable processes wherever possible.  Either way, these upcycled…

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The Importance of Core Values

December 2, 2015 |

Identify your organization’s core values. Is this just one of the boxes on the business start-up checklist installed in the entrepreneur’s thoughts by well-meaning friends, professors or small business development office folk?  Or is it a vital step in developing a thriving organization? All entrepreneurs – take a note from the name…

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PRESS RELEASES

Allentown United Football Club

March 22, 2019-“United Premier Soccer League Announces Pennsylvania Expansion with Allentown United Football Club”

https://www.prlog.org/12760906-united-premier-soccer-league-announces-pennsylvania-expansion-with-allentown-united-football-club.html

Writing Wrongs

August 13, 2018-“Intensive 2-Day Workshop to Challenge College Students to Produce an Awareness-Raising Book on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault”

September 1, 2016 – “Student Journalists Illuminate Issue of Addiction at Easy Does It”

Bringing Up A Bookworm

July 30, 2018 – “2018 Freedom Through Literacy Award Winners Announced”

Reading Entrepreneurs’ Connection

June 4, 2018 – “Reading’s Entrepreneurs’ Connection Announces Kauffman FastTrac® Entrepreneur Training Program”

We Need Books

February 8, 2018 – “Local Nonprofit Partners with Greek Nonprofit to Aid Refugees”

MELTDOWN: Based on True Events

November 22, 2017 – “JML Films LLC has partnered with EUE/Sokolow to develop a TV limited series based on true events about the 1979 nuclear meltdown at Three Mile Island.”

July 6, 2017 – “Humanitarian Social Innovations Sponsors Movie on Lasting Impact of Three Mile Island Disaster”

Bethlehem Women of Excellence

November 13, 2017 – “Organizations Collaborate to Assist Area Poor”

Overcoming Odds

May 1, 2017 – “I Am on a Mission to Revolutionize the Adoption Process”

Great Girls Scholarship

April 11, 2017 – “Humanitarian Social Innovations Partners With Scholarship Program”

OUR PROGRAMS IN THE NEWS

La Befana and Friends

"Madison native writes book to inspire small acts of kindness."

Fox 61, January 7, 2021, interview by Audrey Kuchen

Y.E.A.H. Philly

"This successful Black-led org couldn't get a loan that wasn't predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up."

Generocity, November 17, 2020, by Sarah Martinez-Helfman

Mountain Bike Afghanistan

"These Afghan Women are Defying the Patriarchy--On Bikes"

Bicycling, October 12, 2020, by Farid Noori

“Young Afghans Look to Mountain Biking as a Means to Transcend Conflict”
The Diplomat, November 5, 2019, by Ian J. Lynch

“Farid Noori, Mountain Bike Afghanistan”
iamtedking Podcast, July 2018

“Student Hopes to Represent Afghanistan at 2020 Olympics
Middlebury College Online Newsroom, May 15, 2018

“Farid Noori ’18 Looks to Blaze a Trail with Mountain Biking”
Middlebury Campus Newspaper, March 14, 2018

Bringing Up a Bookworm

“Nonprofit Kindled by Teacher’s Fervor for Early Reading”
Reading Eagle, April 27, 2018

Overcoming Odds

“He was a Russian orphan. Now he’s a podcast host changing lives.”
The American Statesman, June, 2018

Humanitarian Social Innovations

“The Business of Making a Better World”
Gettysburg: Our College’s Magazine, Winter 2016