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Monthly Archives: December 2011

We’re going to get mobbed!

This Friday, December 16, our awesome friends at YouTube are going to hold a Holiday Giving Flash Mob… They won’t be dancing or pretending to be frozen in Grand Central Station (that we know of), they’ll just be funding as many projects as they can! It’s such a fun and generous idea, and we’re so…

A Winter Internship Match

This past fall 99Papers.org posted a company profile on InternMatch, seeking winter interns.  A few weeks later we were matched! Here is our Logistics and Business Relations Intern, Joesph, in his own words: While I am an intern and not a full-time staff member, I have been given real projects and been able to play…

Changes to OO.com Shop Save Give Campaign

Many of you have noticed our exciting partnership with OO.com, a Next Jump company. Through this partnership, Next Jump is supporting critical technology projects on 99Papers.org and inspiring the next generation of engineers. As you may have also noticed, this partnership has evolved since it first launched in November, leading to many exciting changes on www.OO.com/SA500Kids.…

VIP Treatment

The Real Simple Pop-Up Shop kicked off Thursday morning, and our Founder, Charles Best, was involved in the ribbon-cutting ceremony! He stood alongside Real Simple Editor-in-Chief Kristin van Ogtrop, Good Morning America‘s Sam Champion, and celebrity stylist and designer Carson Kressley to ceremonially began the start of the 6-day shopping extravaganza. The Real Simple Pop-Up…

Bright Students, Big Ideas!

Over the past month we’ve been working with ABC Family to champion some really cool high school students and teachers. Their new program, Bright Students, Big Ideas has been dramatically changing classrooms from St. Louis, MO to Robbins, NC. ABC Family’s new program, Bright Students, Big Ideas!, is helping high school students get the funding…

Theresa “grows” a Mustache

New York City high school science teacher Theresa Stanley has been helping her school get much-needed supplies in a somewhat unorthodox way. For an entire month, she’s been “growing” a Mustache. Every day, her students choose what style her Mustache will take, and she draws the chosen style on her upper lip. Now that…

Happy Birthday to Rachel Sklar and Lizzie O’Leary!

Lizzie O’Leary,  a Washington D.C.-based correspondent for Bloomberg Television, and Rachel Sklar, Editor-at-Large at Mediaite, share a birthday – December 8th! To celebrate their birthdays, Rachel and Lizzie created a “Beltway To The Big Apple to the Bayou” birthday fundraiser to help students in need at 99Papers.org. They are asking their friends, family and Twitter…

Simply Holiday

We here at 99Papers.org love Real Simple. Flipping through the magazine or exploring the website always results in several time-saving shortcuts as well as fun and innovative ideas for organization. So you can imagine our delight when we were offered a chance to team up for the Real Simple Holiday Pop-Up Shop! We would like to…