- Fitting in at Camp Goodtimes wp.me/p1v5IX-vN @americancancer 3 weeks ago
- Talking about #Philanthropy with @GirlScouts wp.me/p1v5IX-vJ 1 month ago
- Raising Awareness with Seattle Seahawks Derrick Coleman wp.me/p1v5IX-vF @dc2forlife @gfhearingloss #hearing loss 2 months ago
Author Archives: esralston
Boy, this summer is flying by. I have found very little time to focus on my writing– most of my energy has been directed towards spending time with my kids and putting my hours in at work. But I did … Continue reading
I mentioned in a recent post that I had spent some time talking about philanthropy with a group of Girl Scouts. Here is the Parentmap article I finally wrote about that experience. I’d love to do more of that sort of … Continue reading
And heeeeere it is! My post about meeting Derrick Coleman and the fabulous experience helping to run a fundraising event. Read it and enjoy!
So, by now you may know I am juggling a few things in my career. I am a blogger for Parentmap, a freelancer for nonprofit work (I recently helped coordinate volunteers for an event- but more on that in another … Continue reading
Today I gave a presentation about philanthropy to a group of 7-8 year-old girl scouts. It was great fun and my 11 year-old daughter helped out. She took notes for me, recorded interesting quotes, and got me materials I needed. … Continue reading
A friend recently told me, “You have to read this book!” And she was referring to The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. It’s a work of nonfiction and both this friend and I are crazy about this genre. … Continue reading
Next week, on May 6, the national day of giving, you may decide you want to donate to an organization. That can be overwhelming. In this latest Parentmap article, I give tips on how to choose an organization.
This morning, I was at the gym getting my rare CNN fix (Hey, it’s news! At least I am expanding my horizons and not watching some lame tv series.). The Boston Marathon was happening today and there was a segment … Continue reading
Well, after that last downer post, I have something more uplifting to say! There’s been a couple cool things I have been inspired by: Last night after we ate out for dinner and were on our way to my son’s … Continue reading