18,000 People in 145 Countries Have Signed Up to Help One Another

22 Feb

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 a live online presentation will be given at 9:00 am and again at 8:00 pm PST to explain the launching of a network — online and on the ground — to help people everywhere connect and take action on any issue that concerns them, locally or globally, online and in person. A live question and answer period will follow each presentation.

Sign Up at http://www.idealist.org/March11/

Very Short History of Idealist.com

1995 Launched a simple HTML website with 2,500 links to the websites of nonprofit organizations in 100 countries and all 50 US states.

1996 Turned the website into a searchable database of organizations and the information and opportunities that they posted.

1997 Reached the milestone of having 10,000 nonprofit organizations registered on the site.

2001 Launched the Spanish-language Idealistas.org

2003 Launched the French-language Idéaliste.org.

2014 on February 22 at 3:39 pm Pacific Standard Time there were 86,409
organizations and 580,406 people registered on the website and by 3:53 pm 17,995 people in 145 countries had signed up for the March 11 event.

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