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Check out my guest post on #fundchat!

Happy Monday – I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am very excited to share that my guest post on the #fundchat blog was posted today! In sticking with my whole “integrity” blog theme, I decided to write about the importance of data integrity and database maintenance. I would love for you to read more »

Should the Donor Bill of Rights be updated?

A few weeks ago, our department moved to the 2nd floor. My new office is actually the Executive Director’s former office! When cleaning out/unpacking after The Move, I came across the Donor Bill of Rights from AFP. In a nutshell, here is what it says: Donors have the right to: 1. be informed of the read more »

The 29 Gifts Challenge: Gift #1

Monday was my best friend’s birthday. She and I have known each other since the first few days of English class in 7th grade – we are now approaching 15 years of memories, laughter and friendship. A few weeks ago, I received an email from the Animal Rescue League of Boston about an upcoming fundraising read more »

The 29 Gifts Challenge

I was killing time at Borders yesterday, and of course went right to the clearance section to scope out what bargains I could find. Few things in life excite me as much as a “steal” of a purchase! You can imagine my excitement when a fundraising-related book was on the shelves! I ran right up read more »

The 21-day Challenge

I am very excited to be one of the bloggers participating in Rosetta Thurman’s “21 Days to a Better Business Blog” with 40 other new bloggers! I will confess I am a little behind due to some personal things going on last week, but I hope to get caught up within the next few days. read more »

Give a donation, not a toaster

I’m sure most of you watched the Royal Wedding live on TV this morning, or at least caught some recaps of it.  I must say, I’m very excited to be experiencing this today. I think it will be one of those moments we can all say, “I remember exactly where I was when that happened!”  read more »

My first (kind-of) event

As many of you may have heard, yesterday was the world famous Boston Marathon. My organization was fortunate to receive two bib numbers from John Hancock . The stipulation of the bibs is that we had to raise a certain amount of money, but all money raised would stay within our organization. The two members read more »

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