We are so excited to announce that actor, singer, songwriter, presenter, television personality and philanthropist, Keke Palmer, has joined Ripple in support of her various charitable causes! At the age of 21, Keke Palmer was the youngest actress and the first African-American to portray Cinderella on Broadway, having established herself as one of the fastest rising stars…


Virtual Reality and You

As technology continues to evolve at lightning speed, we will all soon be whisked away to distant lands & galaxies to enjoy immersive video gaming at its finest.  Virtual reality is the newest reality for marketers and consumers, and it may soon become a new reality for non-profits to attract current and prospective supporters to…


Hurricane Matthew: Tragedy Brings out the Best in Humanity & Community

Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc over the last couple weeks, carving a path of death and destruction though the Caribbean and south eastern United States.  More than 1,000 people are known to have been killed in Haiti alone and up to 90% of some areas have been completely destroyed. As officials continue to assess the damage, they…


Sometimes NOT Asking for a Donation Will Increase Your Chances of Getting One

All non-profit organizations share the same struggle… asking for donations.  It doesn’t matter how big you are or how successful you’ve been in turning your mission into a movement.  Increasing donations is a top of mind concern for every non-profit, every day. They are constantly experimenting with the same 3 questions: How do we ask? When do we ask?…


Fundraising is Evolving. Are you?

Fundraising has evolved quite a bit over the last 5 years thanks to smart technology. With more and more people preferring to use their smart phones for virtually everything, people are also looking for fast and easy mobile fundraising solutions. There are so many choices out there to choose from like crowd funding, charity auction…


Steve Buscemi: True American Hero

Most of us remember where we were on September 11, 2001. In the following days, weeks, and months, Americans wept. We prayed, and then we went to work. We donated and volunteered. It was our way of trying to insert good into what was truly evil. This feeling wasn’t limited to our society’s rank and…


Are you using your technology for social good? You should be.

Be honest… you’re connected to a sophisticated piece of technology for a big part of your day, aren’t you?  Heck, you’re likely reading this right now on your computer, smart phone or laptop (I’m guessing smart phone). Mostly, you’re using this device to read emails, catch a Pokémon, check social media, or take pictures. But…


Creating a Digital Culture for your Charity

Does your charity have a digital culture? By now, your organization probably has a social media and web presence with the help of such tools as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Perhaps you even have a blog that helps spread your message to existing fans. These components are all critical parts of your digital footprint, a…


Jeffrey Osborne & The Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic Join Ripple

We are pleased to announce that musician, singer-songwriter and lyricist Jeffrey Osborne and The Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic have joined Ripple.  Mr. Osborne is a multi-gold record singer and songwriter whose family hails from Providence, RI. Despite living in Los Angeles for many years, his connection to Providence has inspired him to support music and…


Tiger Woods Foundation joins Ripple

We are pleased to announce that the Tiger Woods Foundation has joined Ripple. The Tiger Woods Foundation empowers today’s students to forge their own path to a successful future, to help children develop the necessary tools to achieve their goals, and to create “champions” in life. In their own words: “We champion breakthrough transformations as…