Facebook founder launching charity social-networking venture…

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Facebook founder launching charity social-networking venture

A founder of Facebook and the chief digital organizer for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama has founded Jumo, a social-networking venture that aims to connect people with nonprofits and charities, The New York Times reported Nov. 30 (see charity social-network story).

Survey finds Americans in holiday giving mood

A survey the American Red Cross finds nearly six in 10 Americans plan to give this holiday season to groups that help the less fortunate, The New York Daily News reported Nov. 30 (see holiday giving story).

Nonprofits turning to tech-based fundraising

Nonprofits increasingly are turning to online and mobile fundraising to secure charitable donations, The Denver Post reported Nov. 29 (see charity texting story).

Oakland school district gets $10.5 million donation

The Oakland, Calif., school district is getting a $10.5 million donation from Kaiser Permanente, the Associated Press reported Nov. 29 (see schools gift story).

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