Tag: donate

26
Nov

This season, give the gift of drug policy reform

It’s that time of the year, again! Give the gift of drug policy reform and support Students for Sensible Drug Policy this holiday season. #CyberMonday is today, and if you’re doing online shopping, your purchases of gifts, clothing, textbooks, dorm gear and more can support our work! Install our iGive button in your web browser or shop with Giving Assistant

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23
Dec

We have no sense of the impossible

We just got big news, and wanted to share it with you right away: a long-time friend of SSDP would like to make a generous gift of $25,000 on December 31, but she doesn’t want to do it alone! So she has challenged you to join her by making a gift of $5, $10, $25, or more today and, when

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1
Oct

Today is SSDP’s birthday!

In the fall of 1996, members of the Student Drug Reform Movement (SDRM) began to chat over the internet using a Drug Reform Coordination Network (DRCNet) discussion page. In 1997, the Rochester Cannabis Coalition (RCC) at the Rochester Institute of Technology applied to become the first official student organization dedicated to fighting back against the War on Drugs. RIT denied

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25
Nov

Contribute to SSDP by Shopping for the Holidays

The holiday season is almost upon us, and now is the perfect time to make your holiday shopping count towards making the world a more sensible place! We have listed below two of the ways you can donate to SSDP simply by shopping for the things you buy anyway:   Sign up today at iGive.com and an average of 3%

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28
Dec

Top 12 SSDP highlights of 2012

 1. Making history in Colorado and Washington. Election Day this year marked the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition as Colorado (55%-45% on Amendment 64) and Washington (56%-44% on Initiative 502) voters said yes to legalizing marijuana!  Through our online phonebanking tool, SSDPers from across the country made 17,882 calls to Colorado voters under the age of 30 to help turn out

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20
Dec

Big organization, tiny budget

Here at Students for Sensible Drug Policy, we pride ourselves on being the largest global drug policy organization in terms of people power.  However, we are far from the top when it comes to our budget, and that’s where you come in. Our five staff members work in a cramped, no-frills, two-room office and we’re able to support over 200

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23
Dec

Help Send Students to San Francisco

With SSDP’s International Conference rapidly approaching, some SSDP chapters are looking for donations to help them make it out to San Francisco. Each week, I’ll be posting a different video from an SSDP chapter or member asking for your help to get them to the conference. You probably heard about SSDP getting scrooged by those grinches at Chase Bank. The $25,000 we should have won

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23
Jan

SSDP in El Paso

While my last post made light of the situation in El Paso, this event proved to be an important day for drug policy. Even though mayor Cook’s veto was not overridden by the city council, councilman O’Rourke’s goal to stimulate dialogue about ending prohibition was achieved. Over 40 people testified their support or disagreement with the veto’s override. It seemed

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