Humanwire Report, October 2017 by Andrew Baron. Almost a year old as a non-profit, here is a look at where we are today as a company, and our plans for the future. View video on Vimeo.
Facebook has dramatically changed their algorithms over the last couple of weeks which affects reach. When someone signs up for our Humanwire page on Facebook, that’s a way of saying, “I want to see Humanwire posts”. But as you prob know by now, FB will not let that happen for the vast majority, and throttles … Continue reading Facebook Further Limits Reach
Today we are as excited as ever to announce that Humanwire’s brick-and-mortar Butterfly Effect Center for displaced children in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon has been awarded a $50,000 USD grant from the Royal China Round Table Foundation (RCRT) based in the United Kingdom. RCRT is a charity which originates and finances impactful projects around the world focused … Continue reading Humanwire’s Butterfly Effect Awarded $50,000
Microsoft and Nike will now match contributions for any Microsoft or Nike employee who donates to a refugee through Humanwire. If you are part of a corporation with a giving fund, let us know, we’d love to get your company signed up! If your company is part registered with Benevity, chances are, you’re already approved … Continue reading Benevity: Microsoft, Nike Matching Donations
Today we are happy to announce the interface designs for the next iteration of the Humanwire website have been completed! We took everything we’ve learned to date and worked closely with Human Design in Boulder (Humans unite!) to re-imagine the site from ground-up. Working with Human Design has been an incredible opportunity, we are so … Continue reading Humanwire Interface Design 2.0
Today we are happy to announce Humanwire’s Tent to Home Initiative received a $45,000 grant to further our mission of integrating refugees stranded in Greece, into society. The anonymous donor who wishes to go by the name of Gordon had enough of the political backlash in the United States against refugees and immigrants and wanted … Continue reading Tent To Home in Greece Receives $45,000 Grant
“Andrew Baron, co-founder and CEO of Humanwire gives us an inside look at the global refugee crisis. Humanwire is his innovative solution to connect real people on both sides – those who want to help and those who need it. PLUS, the StoryMen adopt a refugee family. Listen for details on how you can join … Continue reading The StoryMen Podcast: On Refugees with Andrew Baron of Humanwire
Humanwire Winter 2017 Update: A note from the CEO, Andrew Baron Now operating inside of Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, China, Greece, Malaysia and Iraq, Humanwire is HQ in the United States and in light of recent changes announced by the country’s new administration, I wanted to take a moment to highlight Humanwire’s approach to addressing … Continue reading New Messaging & Policies in the United States Concerning Refugees