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Dr. Senkbeil March Madness Round 2

March Madness Day One is HERE!

It’s Day One of March Madness, and we’re ready! With the help of Dr. Senkbeil, we’re prepping you for the games to look out for, who his projected winner is, and why. (Projected winner marked with “w”.)

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Orange County Rape Crisis Center

Nonprofit Spotlight: Orange County Rape Crisis Center

GoodBookey partner Orange County Rape Crisis Center (OCRCC) is one of the longest standing charities supported by the app. Since 1974, OCRCC has been committed to stopping sexual violence and its impact through support, education, and advocacy. The Center provides a 24-hour help line, advocacy and accompaniment, support groups, workshops, and therapy referrals. OCRCC also offers educational programs for raising awareness about sexual violence. Additionally, it teaches prevention skills in its hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and surrounding communities in Orange County.

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GoodBookey Charitable Gambling App

GoodBookey — Can Charitable Gambling Work? Let’s see.

Why do people bet?

The common thinking is that there are a couple of reasons–the thrill of competition, risk and reward, and associated social interactions. People do play for money, and some of the ill-advised few even do this for financial gain.

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Far Away Friends

February Nonprofit Spotlight: Far Away Friends

GoodBookey partner Far Away Friends is a relatively young non-profit, but the organization has accomplished amazing things in just two years. Their mission to end educational poverty in rural communities by fostering global empathy was inspired by co-founder Collines Angwech’s own pursuit of education.

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Bridges to Prosperity

Nonprofit Spotlight: Bridges to Prosperity

In the world of non-profits, GoodBookey partner Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) believes there is efficiency in specialization. By focusing on providing access for isolated communities to markets, healthcare, and schools, B2P hopes to eliminate poverty caused by rural isolation around the world. This significance of the problem is demonstrated by data from the World Bank, showing that one billion people around the world lack year-round access to roads and bridges.

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Hearts with Haiti

Nonprofit Spotlight: Hearts with Haiti

Above all, GoodBookey partner Hearts with Haiti believes in relationships. Their relationships with the St. Joseph Family (SJF) provide invaluable support to Haiti’s most vulnerable children. It fills urgent needs for the basics—food, shelter, clothing, care, education—and offering hope for the future. Their relationship also includes Wings of Hope and Lekol Sen Trinite.

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