October 12th – Nonprofit Commons 11th Birthday Celebration!

Join us Friday, October 12th to celebrate the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life 11th Birthday celebration! 
Friday, October 12, 8:30 – 10:00 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater at http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:40 AM The History and Future of the Nonprofit Commons
  • 9:00 AM The Positive Impact of Virtual Good with Coughran Mayo
  • 9:20 AM Tour of the Nonprofit Commons to conclude with Elder Voices “Connecting the Dots” Drums Experience 
…Polka Dots Attire Encouraged…

Then join us on Sunday, October 14, 9 AM – 1 PM SLT
“Connecting the Dots!” Community Party
Aloft Nonprofit Commons CommonGround at http://bit.ly/2OM4Xhr
Celebrate how we connect the dots with our community partners! Dress up in dots and dance! This progressive party invites you to dance at Aloft Nonprofit Commons and take mini-tours of our partners’ sims to discover their unique missions.
Learn more about our partnerships Whole Brain Health, Rockcliffe University Consortium, Virtual Ability, Community Virtual Library, Etopia EcoCommunities, and Nonprofit Commons!
Thank you and please share!
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to connect communities for social good through education, networking, and collaboration. http://nonprofitcommons.org
The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is peer governed and funded! If you would like to help support NPC, you can donate via PayPal to donate@nonprofitcommons.com or send a donation in world to the avatar: NonprofitCommons Actor
#VirtualGood #NPSL

Written by: Rhiannon Chatnoir

NPC CommonGround Networking Party May 6th, 5-7PM SLT

What: CommonGround Networking
When: Thursday, May 6 at 5:00PM SLT
Where: slurl to Nonprofit Commons http://bit.ly/bjAvLe

On May 6th, join us for our Splash Soiree water-themed party and costume contest (winner gets to pick the nonprofit that gets the evening’s donations). Our event sponsor is the ALS Association and our DJ is LilTank.

Did you know that May is ALS Awareness month? The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Enjoy networking and dancing, and learn more about what nonprofits, educators, humanitarians, scientists, and artists accomplish in Second Life!

Written by: DustyArtaud

GimpGirl Community Festival – December 11th

Join us before you head off to the Common Ground meeting on Plush.:)

GimpGirl Community Festival
This is an online, international event that will be held in Second Life, but is accessible to those not on Second Life via IRC chat. See below for details.

Join us for an amazing evening to benefit GimpGirl Community! GimpGirl is a place where women with all kinds of disabilities (and abilities) have come together to talk about what it means to be a woman with a disability since 1998. We currently hold weekly support groups, presentations on relevant topics, free vendor space for members and parties on our parcel. We also have an art gallery with works by WWDs, and events for the general public.

GimpGirl Community Festival Schedule:

5-6pm SLT: DJ Yngwie Krogstad
6pm-7pm SLT: Andreus Gustafson
7pm-8pm SLT: Jana Kyomoon
8pm-9pm SLT: Obeloinkment Wrigglesworth
9-10pm SLT: Kala Pixie (live particle show)

Thursday, December 11th from 5:00 – 10:00 PM SLT/Pacific.
(8:00 PM Eastern Time, for other timezones, click HERE)

NOTE: This gathering is for EVERYONE. Bring your friends.smile

Second Life Location:



You can still attend this meeting online via IRC. To visit our IRC/Second
Life chatroom, go to:

…and choose the option that works best for you.

Jennifer Cole, Co-Director and Founder
Second Life: JennyLin Arashi
GimpGirl Community

Written by: Beth J. Bates

GRAND OPENING PARTY – ABLE (Association for Better Living & Education)

Don’t be left out!! JOIN us for the grand opening party for ABLE (the Association for Better Living & Education). There will be fireworks, dancing to a live DJ, games and refreshments, as well as networking opportunities and a seriously fun time!

ABLE (the Association for Better Living & Education) is an international nonprofit organization working in the fields of: Improving education & literacy; Drug rehabilitation & education; Inmate rehabilitation and life skills; and Campaigning in common sense values that bring communities together in harmony and cooperative achievement.

October 11, 2008
Aloft Nonprofit Commons
More details…

Come hang out and meet other NPC residents, volunteers and supporters!

Written by: Beth J. Bates