Monthly Archives: February 2013

New JRP Project: Fundraising for CAP

Fundraising: the hamster wheel that most nonprofits spin. Even large nonprofits with dedicated fundraising staff have a hard time raising enough to execute their missions. But small organizations like College Access Plan (www.collegeaccessplan.org) have no dedicated fundraising staff; their staff is all busy … Continue reading

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New JRP Project: Media Relations for Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run (www.gotrlosangeles.org) is a transformational learning program for 8 to 13 year-old girls. We teach life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running … Continue reading

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Community News: Youth Job Fair

Leadership Pasadena (www.leadershippasadena.org) and the City of Pasadena together present this exciting program. It’s focused on one main goal – help youth get jobs soon. This program helps train youth on key skills for applying their abilities. Get more information on … Continue reading

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New Website for Young & Healthy

Check out Young & Healthy’s lovely new website (youngandhealthy-pas.org). Thanks to JRP volunteers Lynn, Harish and Jeff for their hours of consulting and programming work to re-develop Young and Healthy’s site . The Young & Healthy staff have worked diligently to … Continue reading

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Matching Challenge Reached!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to the matching challenge for $5,000! We reached the goal today, so will receive the matching funds in the next couple of weeks. JRP thanks all of our generous donors; your contributions will … Continue reading

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Writing Volunteer Needed

Many nonprofits do great work, but don’t have the time or expertise to let the world know about their good work. We need a volunteer with copywriting skills to get more media exposure for an organization that helps people with … Continue reading

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JRP Project Highlight: PR for SAPPA

Thanks to JRP writing volunteer Clyde, who wrote this article for SAPPA (www.sappa.net). Carlos Arredondo’s sons, aged nine and twelve, are very much like other boys growing up in Compton, California. They go to school, do homework, play with friends, … Continue reading

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