Category Archives: Non-Profit

The #1 Secret to a Non-Boring Website

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Legal, Lifestyle, Non-Profit, Professional Services, Software & Services and tagged , , , ,

Boring? Who, you? No, not YOUR website. Not after all the time you’ve spent on it, right? You know what the funny thing about being boring is? Most people who are boring are completely unaware of it. They don’t mean to be boring, of course; it’s just that they don’t see how they are coming … Continue reading

A Heartfelt Evening to Help Save Lives : Gable Heart Beats Foundation raises money and awareness for heart disease

April 14, 2015 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit, Philanthropy and tagged

At Somethumb, we work with many exceptional clients, spanning over 20 different industries in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. We believe that all of our clients have a story to tell and we love helping them utilize their websites to not only tell these stories, but make a personal connection with their unique visitors, … Continue reading

San Francisco Symphonix

January 15, 2015 | Posted in Music, Non-Profit and tagged ,

Our redesign of an award winning website* displays big photos, is mobile friendly, and shows our personal side. The Symphonix League (for which Scott Weiss serves as a Board Director) is the San Francisco Symphony’s young professional association, dedicated to cultivating the next generation of classical music enthusiasts. More than 400 young, trend-setting philanthropists and … Continue reading

Mission Hospice // Web Design Case Study

July 8, 2014 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit and tagged , ,

When Mission Hospice needed to update their website, they knew exactly what they wanted in the new design.  Since 1979, this non-profit organization has been dedicated to providing comfort, compassion and support to San Mateo residents who are facing terminal or life limiting illnesses. They wanted their website to serve as an extension of this … Continue reading

Episcopal Charities

December 9, 2013 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit, Religious and tagged , , ,

A Bay area non-profit organization established in 1977, Episcopal Charities has led the charge by servicing those in need. Episcopal Charities asked Somethumb to give their website a complete overhaul that would enable them to reach more people and provide the valuable information visitors were seeking. Custom WordPress development was implemented to make administrative maintenance … Continue reading

Episcopal Charities // Web Design, WordPress Development Case Study

November 12, 2013 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit, Religious and tagged , ,

Overview Episcopal Charities, a Bay area non-profit organization established in 1977, has led the charge by servicing those in need, from the poor and hungry to the disadvantaged and displaced.  They have successfully advocated for thousands in need over the decades by addressing the root causes of poverty through the funding of various charitable agencies … Continue reading

How Do Non-Profits Hire Web Service Providers?

May 14, 2013 | Posted in Non-Profit and tagged ,

Non-profits aren’t like other organizations. Since their goal is to fulfill a mission and not to retain earnings or build shareholder value, tight operating controls are often necessary in order to maintain financial health. For service providers looking to work with non-profits, and to managers and decision makers within non-profits, it can be challenging to … Continue reading

Musicians Union Local 6

September 1, 2011 | Posted in Music, Non-Profit and tagged , ,

The Musicians Union Local 6, an organization that advocates for Bay Area Musicians, wanted a site that incorporated the number 6, imagery of musical instruments and local iconic landmarks. Working closely with the Union’s Board of Directors, Somethumb was able to produce a site that is professional, yet groovy. The site, contains over 250 pages … Continue reading

Able Closet

September 1, 2011 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit and tagged ,

This 501c3 non-profit organization has tirelessly worked to provide families with a resource for finding and borrowing special needs equipment, like wheelchairs, standing frames, and walkers. Somethumb provided web development, including WordPress integration.

Mission Hospice

September 1, 2011 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit and tagged , , ,

This well-regarded organization has been providing San Mateo residents with compassionate end-of-life care for over 35 years. Mission Hospice wanted a site with intuitive navigation and straightforward design, one that incorporated a comforting color scheme and their recognizable logo. The site is easily updated and maintained using a self-hosted, customized installation of WordPress. The result … Continue reading

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

September 1, 2011 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit and tagged ,

Somethumb executed a complete redesign of the website for the San Francisco affiliate of The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation, a global leader in the fight against breast cancer. The design increased the site’s functionality, without sacrificing aesthetics or organizational cohesiveness. Working with the Board of Directors, and adhering to corporate … Continue reading


September 1, 2011 | Posted in Non-Profit, Religious and tagged , , ,

Pokrov is a non-profit organization that provides resources for the survivors of abuse in the Orthodox Church. The group needed a way to organize its vast and ever-growing information archive, and to make the archive easily accessible. Consequently, the site features an extensive content management system which allows the administrator to cross-reference articles, people, groups … Continue reading


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