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"At TechSoup, we admire good works however and wherever they happen. The classic charitable sector associated with 501(c)(3)-style nonprofits is just part of the story. A ton of good works are done through churches, libraries, social entrepreneurs, and people just paying a kindness forward. A part of the charitable sector we honestly haven't paid enough attention to is mutual aid and benefit societies around the world. They have been stepping up big-time during the pandemic. They are also a perennial source of volunteers for nonprofit causes."
This article discusses a type of nonprofit sector: Mutual Aid Work https://blog.techsoup.org/posts/mutual-aid-work-the-hidden-nonprofit-sector
Did you know about mutual aid work before reading this article? In your opinion, how can mutual aid work be used to complement other nonprofit sectors and help the community? Comment down below for your thoughts!
As soon as I saw the words 'Mutual Aid' it rang a bell but I needed the help of Wikipedia to check it.... an essay collection by the Russian naturalist / anarchist / philosopher Peter Kropotkin, published in 1902.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_Aid%3A_A_Factor_of_Evolution)
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