Monthly Archives: February 2012

Great news!

I got a job at Landesa! I’ll be working with the communications team, helping them share the mission and stories of the organization with the world! I get to do stuff like storytelling, blogging, and website content development. I am … Continue reading

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Getting a Grand for an Awesome Project

What if you want to do a small-scale project in the community and you need some money to make it happen? You could take 15 minutes (really, the application is very brief) to apply for a grant from the Awesome … Continue reading

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There’s hope for WA State

This made me happy:

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Getting close to the Earth: A reforestation project

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

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Penny Harvest: A Way to Cultivate a Generation of Youth Philanthropists

If you took a peek one afternoon in a Pinehurst K-8 School classroom in Seattle, you’d notice several 3rd or 4th graders in a group talking animatedly and gesturing towards several large pieces of flipchart paper with lists of organizations … Continue reading

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7 take-aways from “The Power of Half: One Family’s Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back” by Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen

Fourteen year-old Hannah Salwen and her father, Kevin, were driving along one day when she noticed a homeless man standing on the corner of a street. At the same time, she saw a Mercedes driving by and something just clicked … Continue reading

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