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7 Ways to Give Back Thanksgiving Week
It’s Thanksgiving week, and while I’m consumed with visions of turkey, cranberry sauce (canned, not homemade) and pumpkin pie, I bet you’re less focused on your appetite and more on how you can give back this week. That’s why we love our readers! Looking for ideas? Here are seven. Add your own in the comments...
10 More Great Causes To Support This Holiday Season
Hello! We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday for those who celebrate. This time of year is often a time when individuals focus on how to improve the world by supporting special causes. However, choosing just one or two organizations to support can be difficult. Prioritizing who needs the most help can be daunting....
10 Razoo Fundraisers You Can Support on #GivingTuesday
Initially, Thanksgiving was created by Abraham Lincoln to create just a glimmer of light and hope during the Civil War. Since then, Thanksgiving has become the start of shopping season for Christmas. Black Friday sales have increasingly led to Black Friday deaths as people beat each other up for that valuable game console. Amidst all...
How Habitat for Humanity Used Storytelling To Exceed Their Giving Day Goals
Human beings have been sharing stories for thousands of years. In fact, there are cave paintings in France that are 30,000 years old! We are hard-wired for storytelling, which is why storytelling in nonprofit communication works as well as it does. Effective storytelling centers on people, NOT ideas or statistics. Apartheid is a powerful story partly because of...
A New Guide for Surviving the Crazy World of Nonprofits
Jennifer Maher knows how crazy nonprofits are. She’s been working for and with them for twenty years, and she knows all about “managing the crazy.” That’s the goal behind her new book Nonprofit Nonsense: How to Survive and Thrive in the Crazy World of Nonprofit Business. This is a great book that will embolden the...