Not only was the field hospital established by the IDF in Port-au-Prince up and running quickly, it is one of the most advanced of its kind operating anywhere in the world. The hospital facility includes surgical facilities, a medical lab, pharmacy and x-ray and imaging center. And a top-notch staff of medical professionals from both the IDF and other Israeli hospitals. So far, 383 people have been treated in the hospital, among them dozens of … [Read more...] about The IDF Hospital, Most Advanced in Haiti
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, "Contributions continue to pour in for relief efforts in Haiti. Eight days after the massive earthquake struck, donors have contributed more than $305-million to 32 U.S. nonprofit groups. The pace of giving for Haiti is running ahead of the amount donated in the same period after the Asian tsunamis in 2004, but slower than the outpouring of gifts after the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in … [Read more...] about Is There a Downside to Giving On Impulse?
by Gary Wexler Just when the bureaucratic and risk-averse culture of the Jewish nonprofit sector was unraveling my love of the organized Jewish world, along comes the book Start Up Nation. Reading it has been like an adrenaline shot, allowing me to recapture the hyper-excited hope and dreams that drive my passion for this work. Start Up Nation is about how a once backwater Israel created a globally influential hi-tech sector emerging as the … [Read more...] about Is Start-Up Nation Also the Big Lesson for the Jewish Nonprofit Sector?
How you communicate your environmentally-green program is as important as how many cans your organization recycles, kilowatts hours you save, or automatic faucet shut-offs you install. If people don't respond to your hard work, greening frustration can be one unanticipated outcome of your worthy efforts. What to do to get your greening messages heard and your green works supported? Here are a few good ideas learned from nonprofits all across the … [Read more...] about GreenSpeak 2: Effective Green Messaging
from CNN: A special report about the Israeli Field Hospital from isRealli: Israeli Hospital, The Most Advanced in Haiti On Friday, two Israeli jets carrying nearly 10 tons of medical equipment, doctors, nurses, medics, police forces and an elite search and rescue team landed in Haiti. ... Thus far, the Israeli search and rescue units have rescued 70 people from beneath the rubble. In addition to deploying search and rescue … [Read more...] about Israeli Organizations at Forefront of Haiti Aid