PLATFORM: IPAD

ASPCA

http://www.aspca.org

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide.

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ASPCA, Shelter, Humane, Animal Cruelty

See Click Fix

http://www.seeclickfix.com

SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet. This empowers citizens, community groups, media organizations and governments to take care of and improve their neighborhoods.

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SeeClickFix, Report, Track

World Food Programme

http://www.wfp.org

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger.

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Fighting Hunger, Hunger, Humanitarian Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov

EPA's mission is to protect human health and the environment. EPA's Strategic Plan identifies the measurable environmental and human health outcomes the public can expect from EPA and describes how we intend to achieve those results. Learn more about the Strategic Plan.

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Epa, Climate Change

SixDegrees.org

http://www.sixdegrees.org

You've probably heard of the Six Degrees concept. Any one person (including me, Kevin Bacon) is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships, because it's a small world. SixDegrees.org is about using this idea to accomplish something good. It's social networking with a social conscience.
Through this website, you can support your favorite charities by donating or creating fundraising badges — as well as check out the favorite causes of other people, including celebrities.  You can also pay it forward with Good Cards® - gift cards for charity that can be redeemed as a donation to more than 1 million charities.

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Six Degrees, Kevin Bacon, Charity Badge, Fundraising Badge, Community, Online Communities, Fundraising Kit

Al!ve (Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement)

http://www.volunteeralive.org

AL!VE serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteering in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement. AL!VE is the essential professional resource and advocate for those who engage, motivate, and celebrate volunteers and their vital contributions to our society.

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AL!VE, Volunteer Management, Professional Development, Resource, Volunteers, Engagement

United Nations Foundation

http://www.unfoundation.org

It takes all nations and all sectors to make progress on the most important and far-reaching international challenges. We are an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress.

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United Nations Foundation

Thesaurus

http://thesaurus.com

Dictionary.com LLC’s online and mobile properties are destinations for learning. Our goal: to empower word discovery and learning. We provide resources that create success for users in their schoolwork, careers, relationships, and life.

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Dictionary

Dictionary.com

http://www.dictionary.com

Dictionary.com LLC’s online and mobile properties are destinations for learning. Our goal: to empower word discovery and learning. We provide resources that create success for users in their schoolwork, careers, relationships, and life.

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Dictionary, Dictionary.com, Education, Definition, Words

Greenpeace

http://www.greenpeace.org

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action. Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organization that acts to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

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Greenpeace International, Greenpeace, Environment, Campaign, Conserve

Water.org

http://water.org

Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector. Co-founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.

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Water, Water-related Illness, Water.Org, Matt Damon

Meetup

http://www.meetup.com

Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 2,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

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Meetup, Local Community, Lectures, Action

Atlas

http://atlasbycollins.com/

Atlas contains a series of interactive themed globes, broken down by subject areas: the app helps users put their world in context. Globe topics, such as environment, energy, population, communications and politics, are visualized by overlaying colour-coded layers of rich information on top of continents and countries. This is not a navigation app like Apple Maps or Google maps. This is an atlas, giving an overview of the world.

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Atlas, Collins, App, Maps, Globe, World

Environmental Defense Fund

http://www.edf.org

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, we find practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems.
 

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Environmental Defense Fund, Nature

Ushahidi

http://ushahidi.com

We are a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. We build tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.

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Ushahidi, Information