Entries for April 2009
By: Jerry Thacker
You've heard of EBay; why not hold a FREEbay?
You want to let people know about your services. You've printed and handed out referral cards. You've let appropriate social services agencies know. You've even advertised with billboards and on Christian radio. Here's an idea you might want to implem...
By: Marcia Warmkessel
I have served as a center executive director and client services director for 13 years in a small college town pregnancy resource center. Client outreach is my hearts' work, and I have returned to that role recently. A center like ours has the rural center blessings and challenges as well as an obvi...
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By: Thomas Glessner
Dr. Suess, the beloved children's author, wrote a delightful children's story titled "Horton Hears A Who." This is a story about a creature named Horton who discovers a tiny microscopic land named Whoville. Inhabiting this tiny world are creatures named "Whos" that are too tiny for the naked eye to ...
By: Frances Hansen
The steady rhythm of my throbbing feet accompanied me as I pushed my way through another feverish hospital evening. My assignments varied—the living with the dying. Entering one room to bring comfort to the man dying of lung cancer, I donned my gloves and hung the chemotherapy. My next mission...
By: Ron Haas
Maybe you don't verbalize your feelings in a board meeting, but your frustrations are real. Your board members expect you to raise all the money, but they don't lift a finger to help. Even worse—some of them don't give at all. If you feel this way, you are not alone. Countless nonprofit execut...