Nonprofit Success in Times of Crisis

| April 22, 2020

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In recent weeks all business sectors across America have made significant transitions with their work force and have overcome huge hurdles to their success in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Employees everywhere are doing their best to meet the goals expected of them in a time of intense uncertainty and rapid change. The nonprofit sector is one industry that has faced unique challenges due to the pandemic.

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Humanity First USA

Humanity First, USA is an international humanitarian services organization with focus on disaster response and human development initiatives. In the US, it is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization since 2004. The board of directors, management team, and project staff running the day-to-day operations are all dedicated volunteers with diverse professional backgrounds including business, healthcare, and education sectors. Humanity First has been expanding successfully over the last few years to being a registered charity in 34 countries worldwide today.

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