Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.
- After the tragic tornado in Oklahoma this week, donors are asked to send only necessary items and the Corporation for National and Community Service has several ways people can help those affected by the storm.
- Peter Sagal, host of the NPR show “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!,” participated in an online chat with The Chronicle of Philanthropy about how to make a nonprofit’s mission or cause more fun and engaging.
- PC Magazine offers 9 tech tips for job-hunting graduates.
- Several studies were released this month from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, looking at high-level philanthropic trends from 2011.
Watch and Play:
- If you haven’t seen it yet, watch this short documentary about Zach Sobiech, a teenager with cancer who faced his last days with grace and poise.
- Back in February, Matt Damon started a toilet strike, pledging to not use the bathroom until everyone around the world has access to clean water and sanitation. Now his celebrity friends have joined in.
- Clinical psychologist Meg Jay talks about how to make the most of your 20s and how to tackle your career and personal life in this TED Talk.
- Play around with Re-Mission 2, a free online video game from nonprofit HopeLab that educates kids about cancer and helps them in their fight against the disease.
- Here’s some advice from Dr. Phil about how to avoid getting laid off at your job.