Today Dollar Donations began fundraising to benefit the work UNICEF is doing across our country and around the world to support and protect children and their caregivers during the pandemic. Donate $1+ today to help UNICEF Support and Protect Children Affected by COVID-19 UNICEF is teaching children and families how to stay safe, providing hygiene… Continue reading Dollar Donations Fundraising to Benefit UNICEF
NFTE’s World Series of Innovation is a global, online competition that invites young people (ages 13-24) to submit innovative ideas that address some of the biggest challenges facing humanity today and help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Tens of thousands of young people, representing 63 countries and 48 states across the U.S. registered to compete… Continue reading Dollar Donations a NFTE World Series of Innovation Global Finalist!
Skyrocketing Charges for Insulin Should Be a Crime With a simple $1 donation today to Dollar Donations, you can join others like you who want to help bring big change. Your $1 donation benefits JDRF to support the work they do every day to improve the lives of those living with type one diabetes through… Continue reading Why Your $1 Donation Is So Important Toward Saving Lives
In recognition of World Diabetes Day - November 14, which was Dr. Frederick Banting's birthday - I am sharing this article about the life-saving invention of insulin. This article was originally published on 7/1/19 on the American Diabetes Association website. You may read it on their website or below. The History of a Wonderful Thing… Continue reading The Insulin Patent Was Sold for $1 to Save Millions…Can You Donate $1 to Help Find a Cure?
Me with my sister in 2014 - two years before T1D changed our lives. Here's why I started Dollar Donations: My sister has type one diabetes (T1D) after her immune system attacked her pancreas. She relies on insulin to survive. T1D is a terrible disease with no cure. I witness her daily struggle to manage… Continue reading November is Diabetes Awareness Month – Can You Spare $1 to Help Find a Cure?
This article originally ran on the JDRF website 6/9/19. You may read it there or below. Note: "T1D" stands for type one diabetes. First Human Study to Significantly Delay Type 1 Diabetes Onset This is big. No, wait, this is ENORMOUSLY HUGE. Published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, an immunotherapy demonstrated a significant delay in… Continue reading Your Dollars at Work: New Drug Shows Promise Delaying T1D by 2+ Years
DollarDonations.org was launched today as an online grassroots platform to power change. “We empower small-dollar donors to change the world by giving as little or as much as they can,” shared founder Jacob Stein. Dollar Donations is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit that brings together small dollar donors from across the nation and around the world… Continue reading Today There’s a New Way to Make Change – Visit DollarDonations.org
In May 2019, Greatness Beyond Measure (GBM) hosted it's eighth annual Shark Tank competition for local young entrepreneurs. The GBM Shark Tank was created to inspire and develop entrepreneurial skills and training for teens. This pitch competition tested and critiqued participants communication, persuasion, creativity and marketing skills, using GBM’s Mission: “Empowering Teens for Life .… Continue reading Jacob Stein Takes 2nd Place at GBM Shark Tank Competition
In January 2019 Jacob Stein, Founder of Dollar Donations, became a mentor for the Sarasota Boys and Girls Club Perlman Price Young Entrepreneurs (PYE) program. The PYE program incorporates internationally recognized curriculum with practical business exposure from leaders in the entrepreneurial field. The program focuses on developing the entrepreneurial mindset through mentorship and community engagement.… Continue reading Jacob Named A Young Entrepreneur Program Mentor