Charles Best

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Name: Charles Best
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Intuit: QuickBooks Connect Adds Martha Stewart to Lineup

Intuit unveiled new speakers to inspire QuickBooks Connect attendees this October with the addition of businesswoman Martha Stewart to an already packed agenda this fall in San Jose, Calif. According to a release, QuickBooks Connect is scheduled for Oct. ... [Published Individual.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the five Google.org-backed startups that are part tech startups, part non-profits | VentureBeat | Business

When New York City teacher Charles Best started DonorsChoose — a nonprofit that lets teachers crowdfund projects and supplies for their classrooms — in 2000, philanthropy was still done the old-fashioned way: Wealthy folks went to charity galas, local ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Meet the five Google.org-backed startups that are part tech startups, part non-profits

Above: Fast Forward co-founder Kevin BarenblatImage Credit: Fast ForwardWhen New York City teacher Charles Best started DonorsChoose — a nonprofit that lets teachers crowdfund projects and supplies for their classrooms — in 2000, philanthropy was still ... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Donation from Google fulfills classroom requests for 152 teachers, reaching 13,842 students

Joe JaroszNortheast NewsSept. 11, 2014KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Teachers at Garfield Elementary, and from around the Kansas City area, got a pleasant surprise this week.Google announced they are fully funding the classroom requests of every Greater Kansas ... [Published Northeast News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Google ‘Flash Funds’ Missouri Teachers Classroom Wishes

to Kansas City, Mo., teachers who posted their wish list on the popular crowdfunding site for educators, Donorschoose.org. The crowdfunding organization announced in a press release today that “152  Kansas City  area teachers will receive materials for ... [Published Education World - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Google Surprises Austin Teachers By Funding All Classroom Requests For Five Central Texas Counties On DonorsChoose.org

"We are thrilled to partner with DonorsChoose.org to support all of the classroom projects of teachers here in the AustinOn DonorsChoose.org, teachers post projects requesting materials they need for their classrooms, and donors support the projects that ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Austin, Charles Best, Donor
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Google Surprises D.C. Area Teachers with $232,000 in School Supplies

Google announced Thursday plans to fully fund the classroom needs of every Greater Washington, D.C. area teacher through DonorsChoose.org.Google surprised 276 D.C. Metro area teachers Thursday morning with a donation of roughly $232,009 to fully fund ... [Published Old Town Alexandria Patch - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

The Surprising Way Teachers Are Outfitting Their Classrooms

As students head back to school in droves, many are finding classrooms full of new supplies, from pencils to computers. But increasingly those supplies are being paid for from a new source: crowdfunding.Funding platforms usually known for financing young ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Josh Linkner: Take lessons from these butterflies

We all learned by second grade that caterpillars naturally progress to a more advanced condition. You can think of this as the ultimate personal reinvention and a good approach as you work to take your career to the next level.Charles Best, a history ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron expands fuel your school program

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. announced the launch and expansion of the 2014 Fuel Your School program, an innovative collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, an online organization that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need.In 2014, the Fuel Your School ... [Published Oil Online - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Cellular offering $1 million to Sunnyside-area teachers

U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program.For the first time, Sunnyside-area public school teachers are invited to submit projects for consideration.Last year, U.S. Cellular contributed ... [Published Daily Sun News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Professor emerita given Canadian Medical Association's highest honour - Anne Fanning recognized for leadership in global fight against tuberculosis

At 75 years young, Anne Fanning is bright, articulate, cheerful and, above all, passionate about her life’s work in preventing tuberculosis.“It suited me,” says Fanning with an infectious laugh. “I’ve always been a champion of hopeless causes, so it fits ... [Published Municipal Suppliers - Aug 18 2014]

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"we are so humbled and grateful to google for their devotion to our teachers and students" said Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org. "This is a great day for the Seattle area classrooms."
"during the fuel your school program, filling up at chevron means filling local classrooms with the resources to help students and teachers succeed" said Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org...
"It just felt wrong that the kids I was teaching didn't have the same access to materials that I did when I was a student," Best said. "i saw first-hand that all schools are not created equal and the students shouldn't have to go without all of the materials that they need for a great education."

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Hundreds of local teachers surprised by big gif... [Published WJLA.com - Sep 04 2014]
Teachers give crowdfunding an ‘A+’ [Published NBR.com - Sep 04 2014]
Teachers give crowdfunding an 'A+' [Published CNBC - Sep 04 2014]
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Crowd-funding creates student achievement ‘one ... [Published SouthEast Education Network - Sep 02 2014]
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Meet the five Google.org-backed startups that a... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 12 2014]
Above: Fast Forward co-founder Kevin Barenblat Image Credit: Fast Forward When New York City teacher Charles Best started DonorsChoose — a nonprofit that lets teachers crowdfund projects and supplies for their classrooms — in 2000, philanthropy was ...
Media Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 03 2014]
Join Business Leaders to Explore the Impact of Business Engagement in Communities SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION: WASHINGTON, D.C., /3BL Media/  - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host its annual corporate citizenship ...
Best Practices in Leveraging Crowdfunding in Co... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 22 2014]
DonorsChoose.org Founder and CEO Charles Best to Keynote May Cause Marketing Forum SOURCE: The Cause Marketing Forum Tweet me: Why come to #CMF2014 in May? To learn about the crowdfunding movement from the one and only @CharlesBest http://3bl.me/hmsqmd ...
Top 10 Canadian Scientists [Published Canadian BioTechnologist2.0 - Jan 30 2014]
When you think of great Canadian scientists, names like Alexander Graham Bell likely come to mind. However, who do you think of when trying to discover the top 10 Canadian life scientists of all time? Just googling the term “top 10 Canadian scientists” ...
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