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The giving series (vol. II) – Nora Vargas

The giving series (vol. II) – Nora Vargas

This is the second installment in a series I started about inspirational people in our communities.  Read volume one about philanthropist and women and girls advocate Linda Katz here.  My hope is that through these stories we will all see ways that might inspire us to help.  For volume two, I chose a woman who … Continue reading

The giving series (vol. I) – Linda Katz

The giving series (vol. I) – Linda Katz

  I started this site to highlight a variety of things, including inspirational or informative work of people in our communities.  This is the first in a series featuring people from all walks of life who have made it a point to give of themselves in service to their community.  I love learning about inspirational … Continue reading

And the winners are…

Well, the first winners are the kids whose lives will be a little less impacted by the abuse they faced and the women we’ll help in a small but meaningful way.  Together, we raised $4,3,95 to help homeless women and prevent child abuse in just over three weeks.  But because I wanted to make giving … Continue reading

Anatomy of a Community Partnership

There is plenty of research about the successful elements of a good community partnership.  This series of posts isn’t based on research, at least not directly.  I’m hoping my experiences in this particular community project will provide useful insight and maybe some new ideas for your own community partnership.  And just as important, I am … Continue reading