Monthly Archives: June 2012

Can Someone Give Me $1?

The fundraising thermometer on our blog (www.jerichoroadpasadena.wordpress.com) looks so sad and empty!  At least $1 would put a tiny line of color at the bottom…. Advertisements

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Ah, the new fiscal year….

Such a sense of both completion and starting anew. I’ve reset our fundraising thermometer to 0, collected data on completed projects, and wished everyone a happy summer. I’m so happy with my first year as full-time Site Director for JRP … Continue reading

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Thanks to San Gabriel Valley Literacy Network!

San Gabriel Valley Literacy Network (www.sgvlc.org) was 1 of the first nonprofits to get a JRP volunteer. A year and a half after the project finished, the volunteer’s work is still having an impact on SGVLC’s organizational development, which is … Continue reading

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Event Sponsorship?

JRP will celebrate our volunteers on Sat. Oct. 13 at the Old Mill in San Marino (old-mill.org). About 200 volunteers, nonprofits and donors will be invited. If any of you know businesses that would like to sponsor the event, please … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Pasadena Now & Then

The Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena present Pasadena’s 126th birthday party this Sat., June 23, 12 – 4 pm. Visit http://pasadenahistory.org/programs_events/index.html for more details.

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Nonprofit Board Development

One of our great volunteers recently made a very insightful comment: “nonprofits are one of the few places where the total is less than the sum of the parts.” I have worked with boards who match that description: great individuals, … Continue reading

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Great Turnout at the Volunteer Managers’ Roundtable

More than 35 people attended the Volunteer Managers’ Roundtable, hosted by the Flintridge Center (www.flintridge.org), last Friday, which was a great turn out! Here are a couple of follow up resources for volunteer managers: • The next DOVIA-LA (Directors of … Continue reading

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