Monthly Archives: October 2011

Human Resources Policies – So Exciting

OK, HR policies aren’t especially exciting, but nonprofits need them. And since volunteers are both human and resources, HR policies should extend to volunteers as well as paid employees. We have a new HR volunteer who is willing to help … Continue reading

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A Home Away From Home

I visited Pasadena’s Ronald McDonald House today, where families of sick kids can stay while the kids are in the hospital. Conveniently located behind Huntington Memorial, it is a lovely home with a variety of support services for families. What … Continue reading

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Fall In Love….

at the Mothers’ Club! They are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Sat. Oct 22 at 6 pm. The event includes food tastings, signature cocktails, DJ & live music, dancing, and a silent auction. For more information or tickets, visit Mothers’ … Continue reading

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If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, How Much is a Video Worth?

We have a new volunteer whose company creates ads and company profile videos, who is willing to create PSAs for nonprofits at almost no cost. ┬áIf you work for a Pasadena-area nonprofit who would like videos to promote your services, … Continue reading

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Homelessness In Pasadena

I attended the Pasadena Housing & Homeless Network this morning and am amazed at the continuum of care that local nonprofits and government agencies provide. The number of homeless people in Pasadena has hovered around 1000 for many years now, … Continue reading

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New Nonprofit Partner: Pasadena Education Network

Interesting organization that promotes Pasadena public schools, encouraging more parents to get involved in PUSD. Check them out at http://www.penfamilies.org.

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Nonprofits & Money – Oil & Water?

Nonprofits don’t always have a great relationship with money; it’s in the name that we’re not concerned about making money! Of course, NPOs needs to have good money management skills, but many don’t know how to read a financial statement … Continue reading

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