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Chronicle of Philanthropy: How a Charity Made the Most of a Celebrity Supporter’s TV Appearance — After Years of Patience

The Chronicle of Philanthropy interviews CEO Kate Grant on Fistula Foundation’s involvement with comedian Louis C.K. following his win on Jeopardy!, and how maintaining contact with the celebrity through infrequent, personal, and respectful communications led to widespread outreach of the organization’s mission to wider audiences. How a Charity Made the Most of a Celebrity Supporter’s…

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Update from Kenya: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Marking the 4th United Nations’ International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, our Action on Fistula program partners in Kenya held several events to raise awareness about obstetric fistula. Here is a photo tour: Partner: Gynocare Fistula Center Eldoret, Kenya In Eldoret, the inaugural Run to End Obstetric Fistula was hosted by our partner facility, Gynocare…

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Huffington Post: Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula

For International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, Huffington Post highlights the Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula exhibition at the NYU Kimmel Center in New York City by Kupona Foundation, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, UNFPA’s Campaign to End Obstetric Fistula, Fistula Foundation, New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life and the College of Global…

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Jeopardy! Recap!

On Wednesday night, comedian Louis CK was featured in a Power Players edition of Jeopardy! to win $50,000 for the charity of his choice, Fistula Foundation. Fistula Foundation held a watch party in downtown San Jose at Billy Berk’s Restaurant, and invited local guests, friends, and family to attend the evening and cheer for Louis…

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Boston.com: Louis C.K. won $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’ last night

Boston.com reports on Louis C.K.’s $50,000 win for Fistula Foundation on Jeopardy!, and shares a video tweet of the watch party event. Answer: This comedian and Newton native won $50,000 for charity on an episode of Jeopardy! Wednesday night. Question: Who is Louis C.K.? Louis C.K. won $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’ last night Answer: This comedian…

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Mashable: Louis C.K. wins $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy’ because he’s Louis C.K.

Mashable reports on Louis C.K.’s positive performance on Jeopardy’s recent Power Players episode. Louis C.K. — the “everyman’s comedian” — showed the world on Jeopardy last night that he was still smarter than, well, every man. Louis C.K. wins $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy’ because he’s Louis C.K. Louis C.K. – the “everyman’s comedian” – showed the…

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Rolling Stone: Watch Louis C.K. Win $50,000 For Charity on ‘Jeopardy’

Rolling Stone reports on Louis C.K. and his win on a recent Power Players episode of Jeopardy! Louis C.K. was the dark horse of “Power Players Week” on Jeopardy! beating CNN’s Kate Bolduan and the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart. The comedian netted $50,000 for women’s health nonprofit the Fistula Foundation. The organization is dedicated to…

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Huffington Post: ‘My Charity Is Fistula Foundation, Alex’

CEO Kate Grant writes on Huffington Post about her trip to Washington D.C. to watch Louis C.K. play on Jeopardy!, and her experiences with meeting the comedian who contributed to Fistula Foundation. “They taped the show last month in Washington, DC. As we headed to the airport to catch the last flight out of San…

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Entertainment Weekly: Louis C.K. won $50,000 on Jeopardy!

Entertainment Weekly reports on Louis C.K.’s win on Jeopardy on Wednesday, May 18. Louis C.K. became a Jeopardy champ Wednesday, walking away with $50,000 for a charity of his choice and yet another claim to fame. Louis C.K. won $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’ Louis C.K. became a Jeopardy champ Wednesday, walking away with $50,000 for a…

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