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UPDATED: Learn how you can help Haiti earthquake relief efforts through eBay & PayPal
/ January 13, 2010 2 COMMENTS

I’ll update this post with any new information and links as they become available. On Tuesday, Jan. 12 shortly before 5 p.m., a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. According to The Red Cross, about 3 million people were affected by the quake — one-third of Haiti’s population. In the wake of the…

eBay Green Team Launches re+purpose Fall Campaign
/ October 7, 2009 2 COMMENTS

The following is a contributed blog post from eBay Green Team member Ashwin Seshagiri. Enjoy! Cheers, RBH When the eBay Green Team opened up to the public earlier this year, 40,000 people signed up over night. There was always a sense that green was important to eBay’s communities of buyers and sellers, but for a…

Feel Good Friday: eBay Giving Works
/ October 2, 2009 1 COMMENTS

I realize I’m swiping this straight from the eBay Announcement Board but I thought it was pretty cool, so wanted to share. Cheers! RBH eBay Giving Works is slashing the minimum donation to $1 per listing. For as little as $1 (or the donation percentage you select, whichever is greater) you can donate to your…

Myanmar Cyclone Relief Efforts
/ May 6, 2008 2 COMMENTS

The death toll in Myanmar has surpassed 22,000 as a result of Cyclone Nargis and continues to rise. Just a short note to let readers know that eBay and PayPal has worked with MissionFish to set up a site to make it easy for folks to donate funds and to buy or sell items, with…

Digging the Dirt
/ April 28, 2008 4 COMMENTS

At 7:30am last Friday, the approximately 50 remaining attendees from the eCommerce Summit descended on Harvey, a New Orleans suburb in the Jefferson Parish on the West Bank, to take part in a volunteer day for Habitat for Humanity. After the check presentations were made and a quick tutorial on safety guidelines was given by…

Habitat For Humanity
/ April 23, 2008 8 COMMENTS

Being originally from England, I’ve noticed that there is a tendency for “us Brits”* to take a cynical approach toward the warm, have-a-nice-day attitude of the stereotypical American in every day life. But for me, it is that optimistic, can-do approach to life that helped me fall in love with this country to begin with….