How To Make A Family Happen

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Ken Goldstein shares with us a video and story emphasizing the good that comes from foster care and adoption. He encourages us to share this movement.

Using Water Resources to Empower People and Economies

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Ned Breslin shares what he’s learned about empowering local economies through 20 years of service in Africa.

Supporting Youth and Preventing Suicide

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Dave Anderson talks about the biggest challenges around supporting troubled teens and young adults.

Engaging Future Activists Through Study Abroad Programs

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Travel to explore new cultures will change your life. Here’s a social entrepreneur using it to build leadership.

Young Men Want to Matter- Here’s How

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Handshakes can change the world.

Protecting The Environment By Tearing Down The Old

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Audubon’s ‘Toyota Together Green’ programme is building bridges in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

When You Grow Up Without a Car, You Don’t Take Them for Granted

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Fred Goodall grew up without a car, and knows how hard it can be to accomplish your goals without a vehicle. Sponsored by Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good.

Anchored to Abuse: The Journey from Statistic to Survivor

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Nannette Ricaforte shows how domestic violence can use fear and hope as magnets.

Father Helps Kids Get to Chemo

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In the wake of his son’s death, Richard Nares started an organization to help low-income families get their children to chemotherapy.

Ten Things I’ve Learned From Mail-Outs

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Josh Bowman has licked his share of envelopes, applied his share of stamps, and affixed his share of labels. Here are some of the things he has learned from putting together mailings.

Ten things I’ve learned from the missteps of Susan G. Komen For The Cure

A health organization that partners with a fast food chain has its priorities out of whack. In the case of Susan G. Komen For The Cure, a choice like that can lead to very poor optics in the media. A non-profit executive’s salary should be at least somewhat commensurate to a similar position in the […]

Doing Good? Then Toyota Wants to Give You a Lift

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Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good campaign will reward charitable organizations that make a real difference. And you get to vote!

Working for the Woman

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To succeed in the modern workforce, men need to learn to play well with others—and forget our outmoded expectations of leadership.

Guestpost#6: Katya Andresen and Mark Rovner – Ten things I’ve learned that everyone wants

Katya Andresen is profoundly impatient for change. She is also the COO of Network for Good, a fundraising and marketing guru, and one of the most important voices in the non-profit blogosphere. Here is her excellent blog: http://www.nonprofitmarketingblog.com/ Mark Rovner is the founder and CEO of Sea Change Strategies, a non-profit marketing and fundraising whiz […]

Ten things I've learned working for charities

Free is never really free. A friend who helps you as a favour or a volunteer (great as they are) do not have the same accountability of paid professionals. You can get by with a lot less than you think you need to get by. People talk a lot about overpaid non-profit staff, but I […]

David Shapiro on Fox 25

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As a previous co-director of the United States Golf Association Foundation, Shapiro implemented a $50 million initiative to use golf to improve the lives of economically disadvantaged youth and people with disabilities.