Two types of fundraising, one toxic, one productive.
Bill and Melinda Gates just published their annual letter on poverty and as I was reading it this morning there were a lot of things going through my head. I think the letter is well-written and lays out some very good and very useful information, but there are spots where I think some additional clarification […]
Most people know by now that I created an annual charity skateboard ride called Skate Across Indiana. The purpose of the ride is to raise awareness and support for the great work Horizon International is doing in Africa with children who’ve lost parents to HIV/AIDS. As one can probably imagine, the success of an event […]
There’s a mentality that exists here in America that we are to take care of our own before we start worrying about anyone else. Not everyone holds that belief, of course, but I’ve encountered plenty who do. As I find myself preparing for another trek by skateboard across the state of Indiana to raise money […]
I recently started watching a new show on ABC on Sunday nights called “Secret Millionaire.” This reality TV show has multi-millionaires go undercover in extremely blighted areas of the country, searching out non-profit organizations to volunteer with and support financially. These millionaires spend a week living in an apartment no different than the typical housing […]