Teacher Classroom Supply Lists and how your Business can help
17Oct 2018
Oct 17, 2018

Teacher Classroom Supply Lists and how your Business can help

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

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Helping Hands - Volunteers Reaching Out After Hurricane Florence
19Sep 2018
Sep 19, 2018

Helping Hands – Volunteers Reaching Out After Hurricane Florence

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

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Edible Leftover Food Waste
28Aug 2018
Aug 28, 2018

Edible Leftover Food Waste

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

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Helping hand
19Jul 2018
Jul 19, 2018

Coffee, a soup line, and friendly conversation

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

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21Jun 2018
Jun 21, 2018

The Humanitarian Volunteer Is You!

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

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homelessness in America
17May 2018
May 17, 2018

Homelessness in America

Did you know? Food Stamps are calculated to pay $4.25 a day for an individual to eat. Can you live on $4.25 a day?

Homelessness in America. Approximately 554,000 homeless people live in the United States. Out of that total, there are roughly […] Read more

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Syria's Children - How You Can Help
18Apr 2018
Apr 18, 2018

Syria’s Children – How You Can Help

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

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390 billion in giving
13Mar 2018
Mar 13, 2018

390 Billion in Charity – Where did all this come from

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

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Puerto rico
15Feb 2018
Feb 15, 2018

US Puerto Rico: Still Desperately Needing Aid

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

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Charity Begins At Home - When the Last Horn Blows
17Jan 2018
Jan 17, 2018

Charity Begins At Home – When the Last Horn Blows

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

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random acts of kindness
22Dec 2017
Dec 22, 2017

Random Acts of Kindness

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

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Humanitarian Giving - If it is not fun you’re doing it wrong
21Nov 2017
Nov 21, 2017

Humanitarian Giving

Humanitarian Giving – If it is not fun you are doing it wrong . There is any number of articles out there about giving to charities. The best kind of articles, are the ones that show you what giving has done to help someone else. It’s seeing the smiles […] Read more

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The Importance Of Giving Responsibly
17Oct 2017
Oct 17, 2017

The Importance of Giving Responsibly

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

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There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer
20Jul 2017
Jul 20, 2017

There is no Perfect Age to Begin to Volunteer

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

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volunteering
27Jun 2017
Jun 27, 2017

Volunteering – Giving Back and Why it Matters

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

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soldier
16May 2017
May 16, 2017

Volunteering – Stepping Outside your Comfort Zone

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

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Mentoing
15Apr 2017
Apr 15, 2017

Mentoring

Mentoning
Goodwill Efforts That Help To Strengthen Your Organization

Having good mentors for your new recruits, volunteers, and interns, can increase your employee motivation and productivity.

A good mentor will be able to share their knowledge and skills.They are not someone […] Read more

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Zen Garden
15Mar 2017
Mar 15, 2017

Collaboration and Teamwork – Mr. Harutos Zen Garden

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

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summer internship
15Feb 2017
Feb 15, 2017

Connected – Internships for Teens

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

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boy scouts
18Jan 2017
Jan 18, 2017

Boy Scouts – Leaders of Tomorrow

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

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