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*Direct Marketing 101: Mail is Not Dead. Read Article.

*Register for The 2nd Annual Belardi/Ostroy Nonprofit Summit. For more information click here.

*EMILY List & the book the heps describe the rise of new political fundraising. Read Article

*Military Sexual Assault Victims Discharged After Filing Complaints. Read Article

*Direct Marketing 101: Creative, Lists, and Production. Read Article

*AAUW Supports STEM With Integrated Campaign. Read Article

*The Latest Report On Bees Is A Total Buzzkill. Read Article

*CharityDynamics article featuring Belardi/Ostroy’s Jeanette Cassano: “Summer Acquisition Madness.” Read Article

*”Conference honors women who served at home during World War II.”KTVU. June 14, 2015. “RICHMOND, Calif. (KTVU) – Over the weekend, the women who helped fight the war on the home front during World War II gathered for their annual.” Read Article

*”Best Children’s Hospitals 2015-16: Honor Roll and Overview.” U.S. News. JUne 5, 2015. “The annual U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings are a guide to hospitals that excel in treating the sickest children. The 2015-16 rankings mark the ninth year of publication.

The rankings evaluate hospitals in 10 specialties, from cancer to urology. In the 2015-16 rankings, 83 hospitals were ranked among the top 50 in at least one specialty, down from 89 ranked hospitals last year. Twelve of the 83 ranked hospitals had high scores in three or more specialties and were named to the Honor Roll.” View Report

*”Making Play Streets Mean Streets.” The New York Times. May 8, 2015. “In December, two days after Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos from the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn were killed in a squad car by a man who had come from Baltimore having declared a violent will toward the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at a luncheon for the Police Athletic League. The league by then could trace its roots 100 years, having begun in 1914 when Police Commissioner Arthur Woods, an advocate for the poor who worried about the effects of tenement life on children, set about searching for vacant lots that could be converted to playgrounds.” View Article

*Help protect people and the planet over corporate profits. Play Friends of the Earth’s March Madness 2015. View The Rules

*”McDonald’s new antibiotics policy raises bar for U.S. restaurant industry.” Friends of Earth. March 4, 2015. “WASHINGTON, D.C. – McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) announced today that it will require its poultry suppliers to stop using medically important antibiotics, making it the largest restaurant chain in the country to adopt such a policy.” View Release

*”The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will come to San Diego for its fifth year with screenings scheduled at the Museum of Photographic Arts from January 22 through January 25, 2015. The Human Rights Watch Film Festival creates a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference.” View Schedule

*At Belardi/Ostroy, it’s a tradition to give back during the holidays. This year we’re very proud to support our client, the Coalition for the Homeless. We invite you to help us in this mission to collect toys for homeless children throughout NYC area. Please use the link to the Amazon wish list here. Thank you!

*”Report: Charitable Giving Will Increase 5.7 Percent In 2014.” The Non Profit Times. July 25, 2014. “Charitable giving is estimated to increase 5.7 percent during 2014, according to the latest report from the Atlas of Giving. The 5.7 percent estimated increase in 2014 was revised from earlier predictions, which the company dubbed a “reduction.” View Article

*”Charities Try New Strategies as Fundraising Rebounds.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy. June 17, 2014. “Donations will climb back to their 2007 pre-recession peak sooner than expected, according to a new estimate, thanks largely to strong gains on Wall Street and four consecutive years of economic growth.” View Article

*”People gave more in 2013, but not companies.” USAToday. June 17, 2014. “Charitable giving rose in 2013, but it has yet to reach its pre-recession peak, in part because of a decline in corporate giving.” View Article

*New York, May 30, 2014 – Belardi/Ostroy announced today that Brian DeLaite, executive vice president of data management, will speak at DM 101 sessions hosted by the Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation on June 4, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. View Press Release

*New York, May 19, 2014 – The Belardi/Ostroy team joined more than 30,000 people in Central Park Sunday for the 29th annual AIDS Walk New York, which raised more than $3 million for 40 organizations offering housing, medication and clothes to people living with AIDS and HIV and the education of young people about safe sex.
Thank you and congrats to our team for raising appreciable funds for this worthy cause.
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*American Kids Are In Serious Danger Working On Big Tobacco Farms. View Report

*New York, February 27, 2014 – Belardi/Ostroy announced today that Jeanette Cassano, senior vice president of the firm’s fundraising division, and Brian DeLaite, executive vice president of data management, will speak at DMA 201 and 101 sessions hosted by the Direct Marketing Association.
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