The life source of many nonprofit organizations is their pool of volunteers. While nonprofits often invest a lot of time into getting individuals to volunteer, they often fail in keeping those individuals. Recruitment is great, but retention is key. Learn how to keep your volunteers around. Continue reading Volunteer Retention: You’ve Cast the Bait, Now Set the Hook
There is something refreshing about a gorgeous fall day.
Personally, I can’t resist a walk through the woods on such a day. It’s my way to get away from it all.
As I walked through the woods over the weekend, I was reminded of how thankful I am for parks and conservation programs that help preserve these getaways for us Continue reading “Supporting Parks: Why and How”
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Find inspiration for creating your treasure by supporting a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Continue reading ReStore and RePurpose
There is a lot of pressure on nonprofit organizations to raise large amounts of money quickly. But the nonprofits that are most successful know that endurance trumps speed. Learn why you should focus on the longevity, not the initial net profit, of your organization’s fundraising endeavors. Continue reading It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon
Nonprofit organizations rarely give much thought to the interior design of their offices. But they should. Learn why. Continue reading Your Nonprofit’s Office and the Importance of Design
Have you ever stopped to consider how your travel plans impact human rights and the environment in other countries? Neither had I. Ethical Traveler challenges us to change the way we think about traveling and its impact on global issues. Learn more. Continue reading Charity Weddings: How To Honeymoon Ethically
~Guest Post by Julie of Engaged With a Cause~
I have to start out by saying that I am thrilled to be doing a guest post for Losing Yourself. Rachel is doing a fabulous thing with her blog(s) and her wedding. While green weddings have taken off, the idea of a charitable wedding still remains somewhat new. There are a few of us charitable wedding bloggers- Alicia at Charity Wedding, Rachel at Losing Yourself, and me and my blog, Engaged With A Cause– to name a few. Yet for the most part charitable weddings are still a small part of the wedding blogosphere. Continue reading “Get Engaged With a Cause”