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In this month’s episode of the UNICEF Enterprise podcast, we speak with Shaun King, CEO and founder of HopeMob.org. Listen as Shaun tells his moving personal story, and the positive impact his organization is having on people's lives.. Listen Now.
HopeMob, a kind of Kickstarter for charitable giving, hopes to change all that. Today they announced a new free-to-use online platform for charitable giving. In the past, donation platforms have skimmed 2 to 15 cents off the top of each transaction. HopeMob will cover the processing costs of any donations, making sure that every dollar donated to a cause actually goes to that cause. Read More.
Charitable crowd-fundraising platform HopeMob has relaunched, switching from raising money for one need or cause at a time to opening up to allow anyone to post needs. The organization says it is partnering with Paypal and Dwolla to accept donations and will cover the processing fees out of its own budget so that 100 percent of the money given will go directly to the causes. Read More.
Shaun King is no stranger to suffering. He was involved in a devastating car accident in 2003; he calls his survival a miracle. Now he tries to bring them to the lives of others. As the Christian pastor of Courageous Church in Atlanta, Georgia, he raised $540,000 to rebuild Haiti’s... Read More.
ATLANTA -- Meet HopeMob: a national juggernaut of a charity that, in its latest endeavor, wants to make a truly merry Christmas for one Atlanta family. HopeMob is the creation of Morehouse grad... Read More.
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Why are some people seemingly hard-wired for compassion, while others hardly notice suffering? Is generosity the by-product of a virtuous upbringing; a quality we learn primarily through early observation? Read More.
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When you think of passion for good, Shaun King's name springs to mind. Shaun is a widely respected social entrepreneur and humanitarian with a penchant for starting world-changing organizations. His professional social good adventure started 17 years ago... Read More
ATLANTA -- Meet HopeMob: a national juggernaut of a charity that, in its latest endeavor, wants to make a truly merry Christmas for one Atlanta family. HopeMob is the creation of Morehouse grad... Read More.
Shaun King, founder and CEO of HopeMob.org, on how his organization helps people donate directly to people in need. Read More.
What are we waiting for? I doubt even one person reading this article truly believes that a politician in the United States, or anywhere around the world for that matter, is going to make the dirty water of the world clean or end human trafficking... Read More.
"If Mother Teresa built a platform with the tech base of Groupon, Foursquare, & Netflix, with the heart of 'CNN Heroes,' it would look like HopeMob." Intriguing, right? Read More.
What happens when generous strangers unite? A mob of people bringing hope. Choreographed hope. Just as Flash Mobs dance and bring spontaneous joy and laughter, HopeMob will bring caring strangers together to create sudden, yet organized relief and hope all over the world. They see a need and swarm it. Read More.
New charity website HopeMob takes a cue from Reddit by letting users vote-up their favorite content. Or in the case of HopeMob, users vote for what they think is the most compelling plea for help. Read More.