Top 5 Peer to Peer Fundraising Tips with Team Rubicon and Twilio.org

Do you work with a nonprofit or social enterprise and want to increase your community engagement? Twilio.org can help with kickstart credits and discounted pricing. Recently, fundraising trailblazer, Matt Scott of Team Rubicon, joined up with Twilio.org for the Peer to Peer World Virtual Conference to discuss best practices for creating sticky fundraising campaigns that drive big results. As the resident fundraising guru at Team Rubicon,… Read More

TxDOT Cuts Down the Commute with Traffic Updates via Programmable SMS and Notify

Do you or a developer you know code for a nonprofit or social enterprise? Twilio.org can help with API credit and discounted pricing. Can a text message create a safer, shorter commute? Researchers at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) think so, and they’re proving it to thousands of Texas drivers each day through a support contract with TxDOT to bring innovation and best practices to… Read More

Good Call Supports Through the Arrest Process When One Call Must Connect

Do you or a developer you know code for a nonprofit or social enterprise? Twilio.org can help with API credit and discount pricing to increase your impact. Imagine you’re arrested and your cell phone is taken away. You have only few minutes to make one phone call through a public line to a number you know by heart. Who do you call? Have you memorized their… Read More

Atma Connect gets people to safety fast with text-based disaster warnings

Do you or a developer you know code for a nonprofit or social enterprise? Twilio.org can help with API credit and discount pricing to increase your impact. Massive floods are common during Indonesia’s monsoon season. Houses and roads are often inundated with floodwaters, and extreme weather sometimes displaces thousands of residents and causes dozens of fatalities each year. Government early warning systems exist but are unreliable,… Read More

Democracy Works: Helping democracy thrive in a mobile-dominated world with SMS

Turnout in American elections is uniformly low. In presidential election years, roughly 60% of Americans vote, but that number falls to 40% in midterm elections and the low teens for municipal races. Although voter apathy is a factor, the primary culprit is the voting process itself. The majority of non-voters find it complicated and confusing. Democracy Works is fighting to shake up the status quo with… Read More

PATH Uses SMS Data Alerts to Help End Malaria in Zambia

In Zambia’s Southern Province, the fight to end malaria begins with a knock on the door. An army of community health workers, dedicated volunteers chosen by their communities, are trained and equipped to test and treat their neighbors for malaria. A positive malaria cases triggers a targeted response: the community health worker visits the home of the patient and tests everyone there. If anyone tests positive… Read More