Monthly Archives: June 2013

We Hit Our Fundraising Goal!

I’m so excited that we just received our last donation of the fiscal year, which put Jericho Road Pasadena over the $105,000 annual giving goal. Thank you so much to all the generous folks who support our capacity-building work.. The … Continue reading

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How Effective Are Nonprofits?

As I’ve posted previously, it can be very difficult for nonprofits to measure their impact. The bottom line for nonprofits is essentially qualitative, not quantitative. Blue Avocado recently published an article about the attempts to rate nonprofits and where these … Continue reading

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Community Labyrinth Walk and Crafts Fair on Sunday

Community Labyrinth Walk & Crafts Fair Sunday, June 23, 11am-2pm Vendors, food, music, chair massages, face-painting! Neighborhood UU Church, 301 N. Orange Grove at Walnut, Pasadena Support local vendors and non-profits. Join our community-wide Labyrinth Walk at noon. Free chair massages, music & … Continue reading

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Building a Pro Volunteer Culture with Erin Barnhart

Talented Staff = Great  Talented Staff + Talented Volunteers = Even Better  Equally valued Talented Staff + Talented Volunteers working together in partnership?  An organizational ideal! DOVIA’s special extended July meeting will feature an interactive workshop Erin Barnhart. Erin will … Continue reading

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JR Pasadena Office Closed

June 11 – 24. One entire staff (meaning me) will be on vacation, returning June 24. I will check email and voice mail sporadically during that time: 626-319-6466 or MGoodyear@JerichoRoadProject.org. Feel free to contact me, but I may take a … Continue reading

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Workshop on Risk Management in Volunteer Programs

Risk Management for Volunteer Programs will explore some of the legal and policy issues  nonprofits must address when they have volunteers.  Co-sponsored by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County and Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) San Fernando Valley … Continue reading

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Barry McGuire Concert Fundraiser for Family Promise

Barry McGuire, the longtime folk and gospel singer-songwriter, will perform a concert to benefit Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley (www.fpsgv.org) on Sunday, June 9 at the First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena. In a career that has spanned … Continue reading

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