Is #GivingTuesday Worth the Effort?

#GivingTuesday gets a lot of hype. During the first year or two, it seemed like the ideal way for nonprofits to remind the world that giving should be a priority. Creative campaigns were tweeted, emailed, and posted receiving great results. Then, everyone joined on the bandwagon. After ten … [Read more...]

A Few Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Holiday Season Thoughts On Food Waste

Most of the readers of this blog celebrated Thanksgiving this past weekend – at least the majority of us in the United States. I have faith that most of us shared grateful expressions for the riches in our lives – we are, after all, a community of people who support nonprofits and understand the … [Read more...]

Making The Most Of #GivingTuesday

Exactly one month from today – December 2nd – is #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday started in 2012 when a group of visionary nonprofit leaders at the 92Y and the UN Foundation had an idea: to take back the giving season after the shopping binge of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. From a couple hundred … [Read more...]