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...]

Phase II: Expanding into the For-Profit World

Up until now, we have only volunteered with, toured, and interviewed non-profit organizations. We have learned from people who are serving children, the elderly, the hungry, and even prisoners. We have asked questions about funding and management. We have evaluated the impact of each organization and what it takes to serve their cliental. Beginning on day #151, we will be expanding our … [Read more...]

Day #132: Give Free Advertising

Over the last few months, we have met with numerous executive directors and CEOs, plus volunteered and toured over 50 different non-profit organizations. We waned to honor three organizations today that are doing an amazing job caring for others. Each organization will receive 2 months free advertising on both GiveEveryDay.com and MetropolitanMama.net. Give Kids The World Morgan's … [Read more...]

We’re Making a List, Checkin’ it Twice…

We've started a master list . By state. It includes: Non-Profits that are making a difference. Churches that are doing big things. Brands that are promoting social good. Authors that are writing about important topics. Business leaders that are inspiring people. Entrepreneurs that are innovating. Bloggers that are changing the world. Places that are fun/interesting/wonderful … [Read more...]