Heartwarming children’s book addresses ableism

Monday, July 3, 2017

Title: Tomorrow When I’m Big
Authors: Dorothy Peters and Livia Wolfs

Tomorrow When I’m Big, exquisitely illustrated by Lynda Rogac, is a children’s book produced with the commendable goal of helping to raise funds to support Impact Ministries in their mission to support people with developmental disabilities in Guatemala.

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No dead wood here

Friday, April 8, 2016

Title: Doing Good Better: How to be an Effective Board Member of a Nonprofit Organization
Author: Edgar Stoesz
Businesspeople are often asked to serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations and share their wisdom and expertise (and maybe some of their wealth). With more than a million such well-meaning organizations in the United States and Canada, the potential for good is vast. Here’s some well-placed help for organizations and directors who want to do a better job.

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Jaded or joyful givers?

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The fabled tooth fairy has yet to make an appearance at our house. When my daughter lost her first tooth last fall, she vehemently refused to put it…

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Holiday giving hangover

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

In the cold light of January, after the glut of Christmas magnanimity toward family, friends and strangers, it’s good to reflect on the scope and impact of our…

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On the care and feeding of charities

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

A Guide to Governing Charities
Author: Ted Hull
“Charities are not entirely unlike owning a dog.” With a little editorial help Hull’s thesis statement could have avoided the double negative, but he does bring his point home: “There are stark similarities between the breeding, birth, and ongoing health of a family dog and looking after a registered charity.”

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