Category Archives: Non-Profit

Are video games really a waste of time? Or have we just not figured out how to put them to good use yet? Daniel Burrus makes an interesting case for the latter. In An Education Revolution: Automate and Humanize!, he says video games are not … Read More »


We’ve been spending some time in beautiful Vermont over the past few months, talking with a school where we’re helping develop the brand identity. One of the key facts we discovered from staff and faculty about their students was really interesting. “Many of our students … Read More »

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Need a midday pick-me-up? A quick glance at the Instagram feeds of these 5 nonprofits will demonstrate how powerful this marketing tool can be for your nonprofit. Are you leveraging this tool? If not, maybe it’s time you consider starting one.   Charity Water Instagram … Read More »


The proof’s in the pudding. Always is. With that said, here’s an actionable idea, laid out in full, to help your nonprofit convert college students into reoccurring, lifelong donors. STEP #1: Create a list of highly influential professors favored by students at major colleges and universities … Read More »


What’s in a hug, really? We are hugged as babies, hug every one we meet as toddlers, and are forced to hug distant relatives as adolescents. A hug can be a greeting, a show of affection, a celebration. A hug comforts when there are just … Read More »


Today, we soft launched a small scale test of a new social good/social media application called SOGO, which stands for Share One Get One. SOGO brings together a company and a non-profit to provide consumers a fun way to get a freebie while supporting a … Read More »

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#ShareJoy


Today, at eGood, we’re passing along a little joy and we’d love for you to join us. Simply share a pic that will bring someone joy. Be sure to tag them and tag your note with #ShareJoy. I’ll kick it off by sharing mine above (and … Read More »

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With My Own Two Hands


To borrow from Ben Harper (with slight tweaks)… “(We) can change the world, with (our) own two hands.” You’re probably not aware that we’ve started a social good project within SWIRE. Together, we can change the world. We’ve got big goals, and we want you … Read More »

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Take a Hike


With us. To support an unbelievable cause. On June 25th, Team SWIRE will join a number of local teams that make up Team California to hike to the top of Mt. Baldy, 10,068 feet, the highest peak of the San Gabriels. We’re part of an … Read More »

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Japan Donations – Act Today


This message is certainly not new. For over a week, we have heard little else than what devastation has fallen on Japan. From the initial earthquake, to the tsunami, to the aftermath, with destruction and nuclear radiation uncertainty, one thing is clear… Japan needs our … Read More »