Google Maps help do-gooders

Google has launched an initiative to help charities and other nonprofit groups use maps and satellite images to raise awareness, recruit volunteers and encourage donations. The Google Earth Outreach program, announced late last month, represents a formalization of ad-hoc partnerships with organizations using the free software to publicize their works.

Read this AP item from the Nashua Telegraph. Previously from WNM: Mapping applications used by activists to raise awareness.

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