What better way to triple your business donations than to help teachers get the supplies they need for their classrooms. 1) You help a child succeed, 2) You support your community, and 3) Little people (future entrepreneurs) will write you notes written in crayon to thank you. That […] Read more
Helping Hands – Volunteers Reaching Out After Hurricane Florence
Emotional and Psychological impact
Psychology Today reminds us that when talking with disaster victims that the most beneficial thing we can do is “focus more on listening and speaking less”. Often we self-reflect on our own lives […] Read more
Edible Leftover Food Waste. Yearly tons of food is wasted. Good food, not spoiled or rotten food. Food manufacturers produce billions of pounds of food waste yearly. It is noted that a large percentage of this waste is repurposed for fertilizers and animal feed, biofuels and compost.
Some […] Read more
A cup of coffee, a meal, and some friendly conversation can help form a bridge to helping others learn that they can overcome the barriers that hold them back from living a better life. A life off the streets. But someone has to take the first step and […] Read more
Business trips can be long, and sometimes boring. You can only sightsee so much along the way before you catch yourself hibernating in your motel room. Turn your business destinations into a volunteer rendezvous with your colleagues, and see the world as you would have it. Volunteer to […] Read more
Syria’s Children – How You Can Help.
In the war-torn nation of Syria, children have taken center stage on the front lines of a horrific battle. A grown-up war. This is a crime against humanity, a war crime, and the world should not remain silent. Syria […] Read more
The US population over the last 60 years has doubled, and our standard of living has grown with it. Giving in this country could be calculated at 2% of our GDP. That is a fairly good size chunk of change. 390 Billion in Charity – Where did all this […] Read more
Puerto Rico is not even a third world country, but now they look like they are. It is estimated that nearly 1/2 of Puerto Rico’s housing (about a million homes) were built illegally (shantytowns). Add on top of that, the destruction Hurricane Maria inflicted on the […] Read more
BY: JB RADCLIFF | PHOTO BY: MYRIAMS-FOTOS
There is an old saying, that Charity Begins At Home. This proverb was originally documented in English, in somewhat different format, in John Wycliffe’s Of Prelates (c. 1380); “Charity should begin at himself.” It was later quoted as “Charity begins […] Read more
The simple things in life matter the most. Providing clean water, food, and aid, to those in need, to name a view.
Collaborating with like-minded businesses, individuals, churches, and organizations, one person at a time to make a difference – has a rippling effect. How we pass along […] Read more
In Haiti, millions of pounds of “help supplies” had to be burned because logistically there were no resources to sort, or figure out what was needed. Do not send supplies – ut money. Money can help purchase what is needed the most. It is all about networking.
It is […] Read more
There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer
It’s true, both young people and older are likely to participate in social volunteering. There is no perfect age to begin to volunteer. But many potential volunteers aren’t sure how to get involved. This is […] Read more
Volunteering – Giving Back and Why it Matters
Connecting with the right volunteer opportunities shouldn’t be a hard decision. Any time that you reach out and begin to make a difference in someone else’s life – that is a step in the right direction.
Marilyn Price […] Read more
Volunteering – Stepping Outside your Comfort Zone
There is something that is self satisfying about volunteering. It makes you feel good inside. Giving back to a cause that allows one to experience the process of giving “hands on”, it’s rewarding in itself.
What you gain […] Read more
Collaboration and Teamwork – Mr. Harutos Zen Garden
A bowl of kinetic sand sits on the desk in the front office reception area. On the table beside the desk is a miniature Zen garden surrounded by books about ghost towns, flowers, and various travel locations. Mood music […] Read more
Connected – Internships for Teens
In a quote, by Mitch Kapor, he states “If we’re not creating an educated and skilled workforce, there is just no conceivable way that we’re going to be economically competitive.”
Teenagers face a number of challenges as they prepare to […] Read more
Boy Scouts – Leaders of Tomorrow, promoting community services and civic responsibility
There are certain times of year when as business owners we are approached to give from our resources to any number of charitable, and community events.
Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving […] Read more