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Celebrate your #Nonprofitluv this February with GuideStar

Each February, GuideStar strives to let nonprofits across the country know just how much we appreciate what they do. That’s why we want to hear from nonprofits like yours that are high-performing and doing great work as they use data to drive their impact-making decisions. Let’s rise together to spread a very extraordinary message across social media this month through GuideStar’s third annual #Nonprofitluv campaign!

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Here’s how to join in on the fun:

If you’re reading this blog, then my guess is that you already know the rhythm and rhyme of the nonprofit sector—all you need to do is share this “luv” with us!

Write a blog post, snap a photo, or use an existing image of your nonprofit in action—either showcasing your everyday office activities, community events, fundraisers, the choice is yours-- and post it to your Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and/or Pinterest account. Make sure to include the hashtag #NONPROFITLUV, and follow and tag GuideStar so we can see the great impact nonprofits make in their causes during in their daily work!

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From now until Valentine’s Day, we’ll be on the lookout for the blog posts, images and videos you share, and we’ll post them to our #Nonprofitluv Storify, social media channels,, and our newsletter!

On February 16th, we’ll showcase the best posts you shared with a #Nonprofitluv Blog Link-up!

Unsure of what images to share? Here are some ideas:

  • Your nonprofit in action-- volunteering, in the field working, holding a meeting, and more.
  • An image or logo that represents a nonprofit you care about
  • An image that you associate with social good or making the world better place
  • Ask employees to snap a photo with an image associated with their favorite nonprofit
  • A photo of the people, halls, and walls of your nonprofit

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Unsure of what to blog about? What stories can be told from your nonprofit’s data that exemplifies #nonprofitluv? What do you wish for your donors to know? What are your hopes for the nonprofit sector? The options are endless!

We look forward to connecting with you on social media this month and all year long. Follow along as we update our Storify, and visit our landing page to learn more! Click the hyperlinks to connect with us on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Flickr, SlideShare, and Philanthropedia’s Blog.

Let’s see your nonprofit shine!


Courtney Cherico me

Courtney Cherico is the communications coordinator at GuideStar. She manages their many social media channels, including this blog. Courtney is a graduate from the University of Mary Washington, where she majored in English with a creative writing concentration. You can reach Courtney at Follow her on Twitter @courtneycherico.


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