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Donate skills to FeedANeed and help deserving nonprofits
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Written by Daniel   
Wednesday, 17 December 2008 13:52
Do you often find yourself wanting to do something for a good, geeky nonprofit organization but lack the funds to make a cash donation?

By Clint Ecker | Published: December 17, 2008 - 12:15PM CT

 Our friends at Reddit have devised a solution for techies of all walks to help out their favorite charities called FeedANeed. The project works like this. Nonprofits can sign up requesting assistance on migrating a database, building a new section for their web site, and so forth. You can even submit your own favorite charity, which can be voted up by the community.

Donate or else!

You, the people with the skills, can sign up for a number of volunteer hours and list out all your specialties. The FeedANeed team will then match you up with one of the charities based on your skills and that charity's needs.

While you will receive the satisfaction for doing some good work for a worthy nonprofit organization, there's also the opportunity to get something a bit more concrete as a result of your participation. Reddit has partnered up with some other sites—like us—who have slated a number of gifts to be given to volunteers who do two or more volunteer hours by February 14, 2009. As of the publication of this article they are:   [ARSTechnica...]    [Comments...]
 

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