4 Traits of Effective Non-Profits

To-date, our family has visited, toured, and/or volunteered with over 40 non-profits. We plan to continue to serve in similar capacities in the coming 5 months, but...at a slower pace. These four things seem to be characteristic of the more impressive organizations we visited. 1) Effective organizations hire the right people. Nearly every CEO and executive director that we interviewed was … [Read more...]

Day #117: Give Help to a Struggling Stranger

We stopped by the Post Office today on our way to Virginia Beach. As we were leaving, I noticed a lady in the parking lot kicking her truck's tailgate. She looked flustered. I drove closer to see if she wanted a hand. "Actually, yes" was her answer. The tailgate was bent out of shape and had completely come off the truck. Together we were able to anchor it securely in less than 10 minutes. … [Read more...]