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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdfunding Creative Progress

by Alessandra Rizzotti

June 14, 2013

 


The roads in Haiti are uneven and bumpy. Most people with disabilities can't get around in hospital-style wheelchairs. Read how nonprofit The Red Thread Promise's International Mobility Program is empowering PWDs by providing them with all terrain wheelchairs. You can support this project on GlobalGiving. For a limited time, our friends at Global Giving are offering $25 gift codes to new GOOD Magazine subscribers which you can use to fund these projects. Subscribe at subscribe.good.is and use the code GGIVING25.

Tell us what projects you're getting behind in the comments below. Push progress forward, and do it for our collective good.

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Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

Alessandra Rizzotti More Info

Alessandra Rizzotti has written for GOOD, Little Darling, Idealist, Takepart, Heeb, Smith, Hello Giggles, Reimagine, and has been featured on The White House blog for her work on the editorial series “Women Working to Do Good.” The editorial series she created for GOOD, “Push for Good,” helped raise over one million dollars for crowdfunding projects in social impact, and she helped launch impact campaigns with GOOD for Purina, GAP, Focus Features, Google, Apollo, and National MS Society. She’s also been published in three Harper Perrennial books with her six word memoirs, as well as four monologue books for Hal Leonard/Applause in collaboration with Grammy winner and GOOD member Alisha Gaddis. Her video art has been featured in Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher’s “Learning to Love You More” Gallery at the Baltic Contemporary Art Museum. In her freetime, she volunteers with CASA, beekeeps with nonprofit organization Honeylove, and edits children’s chapbooks for 826 LA. At Backstage Magazine, Alessandra currently strategizes and writes Twitter chats (in which she’s garnered seven million impressions) and edits casting notices, where she bridges the gap between filmmakers and actors.
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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdfunding Creative Progress