Guest post by Tara Greco My friend Aidan has three children under the age of five. I was over at her house recently hanging out with the kids and learned that superheroes clearly dominate the conversation within this age bracket. Spiderman is in the top seed currently, but there is a very long list of […]
You’re strolling down the street sipping your Starbucks latte when a group of ten teenagers and 20-somethings come flying by in skateboards. But they are not jumping, or flipping, or performing the latest trick on the half-pipe. You look again. They are passing out can food, socks, can openers and water. This is what happened in Lincoln, […]
On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, Armchair Advocates joins ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.
Blackbaud this week released their “Charitable Giving Report,” an analysis of trends from nearly $8 billion in fundraising revenue from 2012. It is a one of several must-read reports published each year in the field of philanthropy. Here are some key findings: 1. Overall giving continued its slow recovery and grew approximately 2% in 2012. […]
At first glance, it might only appear to be a typical popular restaurant/bar in the U Street Corridor of Washington, DC (who’s complaining about that, right?). But look again. The walls are flanked with paintings created by artists from a local nonprofit that honor heroic social innovators like Sojourner Truth and Harvey Milk created. The tables are made from naturally fallen […]