Monthly Archives: April 2012

Planned Giving – Hit the Snooze Button

The topic of planned giving is boring even to fundraisers. It can require a lot of legal infrastructure, it requires talking to donors about end of life choices, which is never an easy discussion, and nonprofits don’t see income for … Continue reading

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Article in CAS Newsletter

Thanks to Convalescent Aid Society for their article about Jericho Road Pasadena volunteers (http://www.cas1.org/press-12-springnewsletter.html)! Mimi & Gay have been wonderful volunteers, working on a volunteer handbook and communications, respectively. Since the publication of this article, JRP has a third volunteer, … Continue reading

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Nonprofits and Money

It seems like an oxymoron – nonprofits handling money. It’s built into the name that nonprofits don’t focus on money, they focus on social good or community well-being. But of course it’s essential for nonprofits to manage their money well … Continue reading

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The Best of the Best

When we say that we have highly-skilled volunteers, we don’t kid around. When Young & Healthy (youngandhealthy-pas.org) asked for a volunteer to create a new marketing plan for them, we found a professor of marketing at Carnegie Mellon University. Jeff, … Continue reading

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JRP Article in Hometown Pasadena Blog

Happy Reading! http://hometown-pasadena.com/good-deeds/a-gift-in-the-guise-of-a-volunteer/

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Save the Date for the Volunteer Managers Roundtable

JRP and Flintridge Center are organizing a roundtable for volunteer managers on Fri. June 8, 9 – 11 am at the Flintridge Retreat Center.  If you work with volunteers at a Pasadena-area nonprofit, you are invited. Please check here for … Continue reading

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Collaboration with Art Center

JRP has been working with staff at the Art Center College of Design (www.artcenter.edu) to see if their students can volunteer through JRP to design new materials for JRP partner nonprofits. We hope to begin our first collaboration with a … Continue reading

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