I believe that education is the portal to making change. Three years ago, when I began volunteering with Big Brothers, I was passionate but not aware of how to put forth my passion and I didn't have the knowledge that I needed for making change. Thankfully, my Big Brothers volunteer coordinator constantly gave me resources such as workshops, conferences, and even movies that would help me learn more. Through the learning and opportunities she provided me with, I have become more self aware, and I now constantly search for new opportunities that will help me become more educated and out spoken so that I am more able to raise awareness for societal issues that require awareness. .
-Teen Mentor, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. .
Find out how you can make an impact for yourself and your community as a teen mentor through our website.
@strikeoutslavery is dedicated to fighting human trafficking, and so are we! Now through September 6, donate $10 and you'll be entered to win the ultimate fan experience with baseball legend Albert Pujols. Your donation will support our nonprofit, @isanctuary, and seven other organizations who are working to end slavery! Learn more at www.strikeoutslavery.com #baseball#albertpujols#mlb#endslavery#endit#humantrafficking#nonprofits
This #FactFriday revolves around the tragic flooding experienced across South Asia. According to a @bbcnews more than 16 million people have been affected by the flooding; killing about 500 people and displacing tens of thousands with growing numbers. Our thoughts are with the families affected in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh. Image source @bbcnews
It's been wonderful guest instagramming at @ontrackdiabetes this past week! I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. Don't forget to follow me at @yourejustmytype1 if you'd like to continue seeing my work. I'll leave you with this last thought: 💭 I’m really fortunate for the opportunities I’ve been given in life and I don’t take a single one for granted. Yes, I have an autoimmune disease. I have to count every carbohydrate that I ever eat for the rest of my life. I have to wake up every morning to 2 different injections and a finger poke. I have to somehow figure out how to keep my blood sugars within this tiny window while working multiple jobs. There's a lot of bad, but there's also a lot of good. I live in a beautiful house, with an even more beautiful view. I’m in a loving, nurturing relationship. I have great friends. I’m able to access some pretty amazing technology to make dealing with this disease a little easier. I have the resources to make a difference. And I’m not going to stop until I do.
The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals and teams of enthusiastic volunteers to participate in our 2nd Annual Volunteer Tysons Day, engaging businesses and individuals in rewarding half-day service projects throughout the community.
Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals and groups of all sizes. Volunteer Tysons Day is produced by the Chamber's Community Impact Council and connects the Tysons Region's businesses to Chamber member nonprofits. This is a great opportunity for nonprofits to develop relationships with Tysons area businesses.
To sign up as a sponsor please contact Gina Cocomello at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vote at vote.bairdwarner.com before Aug. 31 for your favorite non-profit to receive $24,000 from Baird & Warner's Good Will Network. To make it easier, we're spotlighting all 10 nominees in our $24K of Solid Good initiative. $24K of Solid Good Spotlight on: @deborahsplacechicago!
Since 1985, Deborah’s Place has been a safe haven for women experiencing homelessness, offering supportive, safe, and clean housing as well as a variety of services to help women heal, achieve their goals, and move on from homelessness.
They would use the $24,000 grant to help the 350 current and formerly homeless women in their care to provide:
. - Three months of quality meals for 30 disabled, formerly homeless women.
. - Move-in fees and full furnishings for 24 women moving directly from the streets or a shelter into their own apartment.
. - Six months of health services.
Learn more at www.deborahsplace.org.
Vote at vote.bairdwarner.com and share #24kofsolidgood so family and friends can vote for their favorite charities. Stay tuned for more spotlights!
#24kofsolidgood spotlight: @DebsPlaceChi works to open doors and support women experiencing homelessness. Vote.bairdwarner.com
Most people want to change the world but how many people actually take that leap? Our mission at DialogueDirect is to change the way people give. We talk to individuals from every walk of life, interacting with the public directly, because we believe everyone should have the opportunity to contribute to a cause they believe in. Through the power of dialogue, change CAN be possible. #bethechange
Doodling after our run through and heard 600. Temperature in Houston right now? Nope. Number of sign-ups for our webinar next week on the 5 Common Legal Traps I find #Nonprofits encounter. If you haven't signed up, do!
Can I borrow your brains please?! 🤓 I want to start donating a portion of my sales to nonprofits that are fighting against climate change, animal cruelty, and human suffering. They can be small or huge; they can be local or global--they just need to be making a big, beautiful difference! ❤️ Which nonprofits do you suggest?? #creativesgivingback#nonprofits#changetheworld
TIP: When deciding on entertainment for your event, it is a good idea to be mindful of the weather conditions if your event is partially outdoors. This past weekend we had an air aerobic performer that worked as a double threat and performed a few dramatic, beautiful skits for us indoors.
Our Work Study Spotlight goes to @unitedwayofwabashvalley1 Mobile Market. The students love being able to improve their communication skills with people. “Some of my accomplishments are learning the job quickly, being a people person, making relationships, and lastly making the market recipe cards for customers.” To learn more about United Way-Mobile Market go to their website http://www.uwwv.org/index.php/programs/mobile-market #WorkStudySpotlight#StudentEmployment#NonProfits
We have so much love for Fridays because we get the opportunity to honor and recognize a member of our Monthly Giving Program. Members of our Monthly Giving Program donate $10, $20, $25, $50, or $100 per month. Together, our Monthly Donors contribute over $1,000 to the Foundation every month. Monthly gifts enable us to sustain our High School Mentoring, College Scholarship and Teacher Recognition Programs and day-to-day operations. Today, we are so pleased to highlight one of our favorite monthly donors, Haydee Cerezo. Haydee discovered our work through her cousin, Natalie Ortiz, a scholar in our college scholarship program and a member of our Board of Directors. After learning about the Foundation and the impact we are making in the lives of young people and educators in the community, Haydee began attending many of our annual events and became a monthly donor in November 2016. A seasoned bilingual licensed Clinical Social Worker, Leader and Manager, Haydee is currently the Clinical Director at Heartshare Wellness Clinic where she leads a team of 15 health home professionals. Haydee, everyone here at the Foundation truly values and appreciates you, your advocacy for young people and for your on going financial support to the Foundation. Thank you so much for believing in our mission. You are an amazing human being. May you continue to be blessed. To join and/or learn more about our Monthly Giving Program, please visit: https://www.danieltrustfoundation.org/monthly-donors
Hello friends of ARCK! We are currently gathering recycled materials from local sources. These materials will support our curriculum focused on sustainability, and will build in our students a greater awareness of the materials they use everyday, and their impact on the environment. We are gathering donations of the following: - Plastic bags - Textiles/fabrics - Rope/cord/string - Scrap yarn - Discarded electronics - Plastic bottles - Light cardboard (such as cereal boxes) - Other clean recycled materials (ask us if we can use it)! We could be grateful if you could drop materials off at our office at 36 Bromfield St., or coordinate with us for pick-up. Thank you!
Last year A Village of Wings was given the honor to adopt Alice Gorham Park. After surveying the community and working with The City of Detroit Park and Recreation we are excited to inform the community of the amazing things that are coming and how they can be involved in the future. Would you like to support in future community events or our community garden? Come out today!!! #detroit#nonprofits#community#support#love#growth#opportunity#respect
Learn More About, "Beginning Grant Writing," at Fresno State's Downtown Center! This intensive and practical program is designed for students and professionals who seek to increase their effectiveness in the dynamic and rewarding field of grant proposal writing and management. Learn more & register here: http://www.fresnostate.edu/cge/degrees/certs/grantwriting.html Class begins August 25th.
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Americana is feeling gooood today, we want to share the goodness. Tag your favorite #nonprofit and we'll sponsor their tax returns.
One of our favorite ways to give back is to sponsor tax work for local #nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits do the work that the government can't and help our communities.
Tag away, let's take care of our #nonprofits so they can take care of those in need. DM me to get started.
"Metro bus operator Nathan Vass catches up with passenger and friend LeRoy Haigler. The two met when Haigler got on a bus driven by Vass in 2014.
LeRoy Haigler first rode Metro Transit’s No. 7 bus after a one-way train ride from his home in Philadelphia to start over in Seattle. Homeless and fleeing family trauma, the 19-year-old had little money, few belongings and no place to go. He boarded the downtown-bound bus on Rainier Avenue round midnight, finding a seat in the back after swapping a quick greeting with the driver, Vass.
That was Sept. 13, 2014. Haigler remembers it as the day Vass saved his life. At the route’s end, Vass listened to Haigler’s story, explained temporary shelter options in Seattle and gave the teen $20 before the two parted ways. The conversation and cash, Haigler said recently, was what he needed to get through the night and eventually start applying for jobs."
Rainey's Pup Ride Adventure.
16yo Rainey was supposed to be taken to a vet to be euthanized because she was too old. The family member that took her thought it would be easier and cheaper to just leave her at a kill shelter which he did.
We received the plea asking for help with a 16yo who still had plenty of life in her. We agreed to take Rainey and scheduled a volunteer to pick her up.
In the interim the other family member learned about where Rainey had been dumped. They called shelter management saying they had second thoughts and could they please pick her back up. The shelter reached out to us to see if we would be willing to step aside and let the family pick her back up. We of course agreed.
Hours went by and no one came for Rainey. When the family was finally reached they said they had reconsidered and were not coming for Rainey after all.
We picked her up immediately.
Rainey is a quirky and overall pretty healthy 16yo dog. She loves to eat, enjoys trotting after a bunny or a ball, wags her tail often and is happy just to be.
Her life matters.