Notifica provides Urgent Support for Immigrants with the Touch of a Button

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   In deportation events, every minute counts. Immigration enforcement raids can happen at any time, anywhere. When an arrest occurs, family members get separated without being able to tell loved ones what happened, or let their employers know where they are. And connected to each person directly affected by… Read More

Celebrating Women Who Drive #Tech4Good

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   To celebrate Women’s History Month and the awesome work of women in the Twilio community, we wanted to take a minute to recognize some of our personal heroes. This is in no way an exhaustive list, but a small cross section of amazing developers, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and all… Read More

Age UK fights loneliness among older people with a telephone befriending service

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   Nearly 1.2 million older people in the UK say they’re chronically lonely. Roughly 3.9 million say that TV is their main form of company. And some 200,000 haven’t had a conversation with a friend or family member in more than a month. London-based charity Age UK set out… Read More

Band Together Bay Area concert to support North Bay relief efforts

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This year has witnessed an onslaught of natural disasters around the world. Here in California, we’ve seen our neighbors in the North Bay sustain the most destructive and deadliest firestorm in California history. The fires have burned an estimated 200,000 acres and 6,000 homes in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake Counties, displacing thousands of residents. In response to damage wrought by these fires, Twilio is joining… Read More

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

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. 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, a nonprofit that deploys US veterans in support… Read More

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

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. 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 a major highway reconstruction effort. Some… Read More

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

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. 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 number? Do you have a qualified lawyer available to represent… Read More

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

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. 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, rarely reaching those living in the poorest and most vulnerable… Read More

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

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. 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… Read More