Gulf Coast States' Preparation & Response to Isaac
Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana offices of emergency services all had preparations in place prior to the storm making landfall so that they could assess the damage and begin the recovery efforts more quickly. Part of these efforts include each Gulf Coast States' participation in the National Donations Management Network (NDMN), a web-based solution for connecting the business community with emergency workers' needs following a disaster.
Aidmatrix and Microsoft Team Highlight Needs After Isaac Makes LandfallAidmatrix has partnered
with Microsoft to help support disaster relief organizations in their
response efforts, most recently for Hurricane Isaac. Through Microsoft's
cloud-based portal, donors were able to access a detailed view of
Hurricane Isaac and find links for ways to help the recovery efforts. Read the full story
FareShare Opens 3 New Depot Locations, All Live with SCM4Hunger Warehouse Management Module
FareShare, a UK national charity which supports communities to relieve food poverty, has opened 3 brand new depot locations, and they are now all live on SCM4Hunger Warehouse Management Module. FareShare
opened a depot in Peterlee, a town in County Durham, England, southeast
of Newcastle. 2 more depots were opened in Leicester, England, a city
located in the East Midlands of England. Congratulations to the FareShare team and for all that helped make this another successful go-live!
Congratulations to Second Harvest North Florida in Jacksonville. They
are our newest (and 43rd) Feeding America member Food Bank to implement
the AgencyExpress® Online Ordering
system. We look forward to much good news from them as they introduce
and roll out online ordering to their network of over 450 nonprofit
organizations in 17 counties. Their banner says it all: Feeding North
Florida - We Nourish Hope™. AgencyExpress is a web-based
application specifically customized to work with the
Feeding-America-supported warehouse system. It enables the food banks to
make their inventory visible to agencies while empowering the agencies
to easily place orders online. The result: more humanitarian relief gets
delivered more quickly to those in need.
started its first food bank to feed the poor in a country that is home
to almost half the world's undernourished children. The Delhi
government and the nonprofit organization India FoodBanking Network
opened the first food bank this summer, with two warehouses to store
food and 15 donors lined up, including corporations and retailers.
Click the image to watch a video from India's NDTV on "The Food Bank solution"
DFW Digital Ball will be held on November 10, 2012 from 6:30pm to
Midnight at Dallas Market Center. It promises to be the "Go-To Event"
for the technology community, offering a night of powerful networking in
a social, non-business setting, allowing technology professionals to
deepen existing, and build new, relationships with many of the DFW
area's most influential players. The "Who's Who" of IT Executives and
Technology Companies are aligning themselves with the event in support
of innovative technology applications for nonprofit organizations,
further strengthening our local and global communities. The event will
be co-chaired by IT Executive Hosts Thaddeus Arroyo, CIO at AT&T and
Ramón Baez, SVP & Global CIO at Hewlett-Packard, celebrating the
empowerment of the nonprofit community through the adoption of
technology during an evening of dinner, dancing and visually stunning