Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Day of Service 2019 NAPO Seattle Area Chapter

My chapter of my professional society, the Seattle Area Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) tries to coordinate a Day of Service every year in honor of January, GO (Get Organized) Month. This year we are highly motivated to find a worthy candidate – Governor Inslee declared January 2019 Get Organized…

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Day of Service 2019 NAPO Seattle Area Chapter

My chapter of my professional society, the Seattle Area Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) tries to coordinate a Day of Service every year in honor of January, GO (Get Organized) Month. This year we are highly motivated to find a worthy candidate – Governor Inslee declared January 2019 Get Organized…

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The Best of Networking

I met this sweet sweet boy, Maroon, on Wednesday 5/23/2018 while having a grand time networking at the Greater Seattle Business Association‘s Power Connect: South. He’s up for adoption through Burien C.A.R.E.S. (Community Animal Resource & Education Society). His person had to give him up in a domestic violence situation. I’ve promised my son I’ll never…

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Sharing the Unforgettable – The WE Movement

My son’s school adheres to the principles of, and is a fierce participating member in, the WE Movement.   We.org Me into WE We is Everyone We Are the Change We Are a Global Community I am WE   Simple, even childish. 12,300 schools in North America and the UK, involving 1,000s of students, teachers, neighbors,…

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Building Villages – Charitable Donations

Little Boy Bundled in Jacket

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a fan of the Big G. Goodwill. I like its mission, I like the way it accomplishes its mission. Frankly, when I’m making charitable donations on behalf of my clients, it’s sooo darned convenient – Goodwills are as common as Starbucks and mushrooms out here. My Goodwill runs are…

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Mark Wahlberg makes it local for Duvall Valley Bombers

I stumbled on this while waiting for a manager at my bank – The Woodinville Weekly, Vol. 42 No. 23, March 12, 2018 Front Page  (and page 6)  featured this terrific article, Duvall Valley Bombers Mark Wahlberg helps propel Cooperstown trip fundraiser, about his spontaneous, heartfelt support for a local boys baseball team, the Duvall…

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Charitable Choice

My elderly cat Snickers died on Saturday 1/20/2018. On Sunday, I brought his things to Homeward Pet, my favorite shelter in Washington, without hesitation, to honor him and quietly make emotional space for a new pet someday. But recently, I had to rescind my recommendation of a non-profit, Missy’s Rescue, because I’d read very troubling…

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WAIT! Santa can buy cookies & eat them too

I made a mistake in my last blog, Sneaky Santa. Some, maybe even most charities, will take a check with a smile and a big “Thank You” and they’ll spend the money as carefully as they can. But the Girl Scouts cookies….   Those cookies aren’t just the cash: the young women selling those power-powder-dripping Savannah…

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