Tag Archives: Charity

Changing The Culture Of Giving

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead “Like being taught cabinetry, philanthropy probably needs to be taught,” my very generous friend … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 211 – Those Little Cash Register Donation Boxes

Took the kids swimming this afternoon. It was followed by a change in attitude. After a thorough pruning in one of our local swimming pools, the kids talked me into going to Uwajimaya, an Asian grocery store. As children often are, … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 210 – Does It Matter If The CEO Of Goodwill Makes $300,000?

Took a bag of clothes and a lamp to Goodwill, which made me think about Goodwill itself.  Goodwill Industries is an icon. When people think about giving something away to charity, Goodwill is it. A couple years ago, a neighbor made … Continue reading

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