Monthly Archives: July 2012

Professional Development for Volunteer Managers

DOVIA-LA (www.doviala.org) will present their Annual Education Day for Volunteer Managers on Fri. Sept. 28. What are the cutting-edge trends in volunteer engagement? How do you strategically position your program within your organization or community? How can a group of … Continue reading

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Great Grassroots Organization

NATHA (Neighbors Acting Together Helping All – http://www.natha.org) is a great grassroots organization in northwest Pasadena that helps their neighborhood develop leadership skills, make educational advances, and get more involved. Thanks, NATHA, for your great work; I look forward to … Continue reading

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New Project with Arlington Garden

Just a volunteer grant writer connected to Arlington Garden (www.arlingtongardeninpasadena.org). Best of luck in your fundraising efforts!

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Need Folding Chairs?

If any nonprofit needs 50 – 60 folding chairs (both plastic and metal), Neighborhood Church has some to give away. Please let me know if you’d like them and I’ll connect you to the right person at Neighborhood. mgoodyear@jerichoroadproject.org or … Continue reading

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Social Media Will Be The Death of Me….

Went to a great DOVIA (www.doviala.org) meeting last week, talking about how nonprofits can use social media in volunteer engagement. While I agree that social media has an incredible power to bring people together, it still feels like a drain … Continue reading

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Completed Project with Villa Esperanza Services

Volunteer Bob Harrison (owner of Green Street Restaurant) just finished a project evaluating Villa Esperanza Services’ (www.villaesperanzaservices.org) food services program. VES has nine residential facilities for developmentally disabled adults as well as a day school for disabled kids, with food … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela Day

Tomorrow is Nelson Mandela International Day, celebrating Mandela’s birthday and legacy each year. The overarching objective of Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build a … Continue reading

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