- 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
Category Archives: Philanthropy
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
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
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.
I’ve been wondering about how to explore the concept of philanthropy with my kids. I realize that such a large concept feels sort of intangible. In one of my early blog posts, I explore the definition of philanthropy. But I now … Continue reading
I just wrote a very fun article about how 3rd grade students at Ordway Elementary School on Bainbridge Island have become intimately involved in a project that helps a community on Ometepe, an island in Lake Nicaragua. Makes me wish … Continue reading
Someone sent me this thought-provoking article in the New York Times by Peter Buffett, the son of billionaire (and philanthropist) Warren Buffett. I did a little research about this term: “philanthropic colonialism.” According to this source, philanthropic colonialism means “barging in as outsiders … Continue reading
As I was drinking my morning tea (vanilla rooibos, if you must know) and engaging in one of my all-time favorite pastimes on a Sunday morning: reading the New York Times, I saw this fascinating article by a woman who donated her … Continue reading
I’ve managed to land a twice-a-month blogging gig on Parentmap, a very cool resource for parenting articles and activities around town for families. The title of the column is “Doing Good.” We tossed around a bunch of titles like “Think … Continue reading
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