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Category Archives: Events
The Seattle Globalist has published my profile of three Seattle organizations that don’t receive much media attention. Check it out!
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
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
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
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
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
“124 cookies!” exclaimed the kids. We had doubled the recipe for chocolate chip cookies, thinking we’d get about 60 cookies. Whoa. My kitchen was overrun with cookies here, cookies there, and cookies everywhere. My children and I had made the … Continue reading
This made me happy:
This past weekend, I volunteered with my Jewish Coop, Kavana, in partnership with a local nonprofit, Earthcorps on a reforestation project in Discovery Park, one of the largest parks in Seattle. On a clear day, it offers splendid views of the majestic snow-capped Olympic … Continue reading