Category Archives: Events

Obliteride: A Bike Ride to Obliterate Cancer

Check out my updated post on Obliteride, a new community event this coming weekend (Aug 9-11) to raise money for cancer research. Cancer touches so many of us, whether or not we have or had a friend or family member … Continue reading

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GiveBig Article in Seattle Globalist Published!

The Seattle Globalist has published my profile of three Seattle organizations that don’t receive much media attention. Check it out!

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How To Choose an Organization to Donate to: GiveBig Seattle 2013

Give Big, which is happening tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15, is a one-day, online giving event sponsored by the Seattle Foundation and its partners, to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations in the Seattle area. Last year the fundraiser raised $8.8 million! … Continue reading

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Warmth + Iguanas + Kids Swimming in Ocean = Rejuvenating!

I went with my family to Mexico for a long overdue vacation and I thought I would have plenty of opportunity to catch up on writing a bunch of long overdue posts. But the second — literally — I exited … Continue reading

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What’s the big deal about vulnerability?

I am inspired by this revealing, open-hearted TED talk by Brené Brown, a social work researcher at the University of Houston.  She has spent the last ten years studying courage, authenticity, vulnerability, and shame. Here are the questions she is trying … Continue reading

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Women’s Funding Alliance

I was recently asked to be part of a grants committee for the Women’s Funding Alliance (WFA). This foundation invests in Puget Sound area nonprofits which focus on health, justice, and opportunity for women in Washington State. So, in the midst … Continue reading

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Seattle is #1 most generous city!

A little while ago, I read that Seattle had made it to the #1 spot in online giving for 2011. This article indicates that 273 cities with a population of more than 100,000 were ranked based on per capita online giving. … Continue reading

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