Monthly Archives: November 2014

JRP November Newsletter

Please check out our news at http://conta.cc/1wZfyBz.

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TAPROOT FOUNDATION HOLIDAY SPEED CONSULTING

The holiday season is a time of joy and cheer for many, however this time can also bring an increased demand for services from nonprofits like yours that serve some of our community’s most vulnerable populations. Individuals and families turn … Continue reading

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Everything Is Coming Up Roses for JRP Volunteer

When Mitch Dorger finished ten years as Chief Executive Officer of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses in 2010, he considered getting a new job. But then his wife asked him a question: “Do you really want to work 12 hours … Continue reading

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Giving Back While Doing Your Holiday Shopping

Will you shop online for holiday gifts? If so, there are several ways to give a percentage to Jericho Road Pasadena (www.jrpasadena.org), or any other nonprofit you support. Amazon’s Smile program sends a percentage of your Amazon purchases back to … Continue reading

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JRP Office Will Be Closed on Tues. Nov. 11

in observance of Veterans Day. You can more information on the history of Veterans Day and ideas for activities with kids at http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/. More information on Pasadena’s program is at: http://cityofpasadena.net/EkContent.aspx?theme=Navy&id=8589938401&bid=2970&style=news.

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E-Waste Event on November 8

Recycle Your Obsolete Electronics! November 8, 9 am to 3 pm, Brookside Park, Parking Lot I (south of the Rose Bowl) Open to all Pasadena residents and businesses Free on-site document shredding; limit of 5 legal size boxes For more … Continue reading

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The Overhead Myth: Moving Toward a Solution

In 2013, Jacob Harold, President and CEO of GuideStar (www.guidestar.org or @GuideStarUSA) joined with colleagues at BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Charity Navigator to write an open letter to the donors of America explaining that “overhead ratios” are a poor … Continue reading

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