Blog Action Day: 4 Ways to Alleviate Poverty in Your Community

My new favorite TV show (in addition to The Mentalist) is 4REAL hosted by Sol Guy. Guy takes celebrities around the world to connect with young leaders who are creating change in their communities. The most recent episode featured Eva Mendes, and Liz Evans, the Executive Director and Founder of the Portland Hotel Society in Vancouver. ...more

The Power of Giving Circles: An Interview with Marsha Wallace of Dining for Women

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has" - Margaret Mead Giving circles, when groups of people pool their donations together to make a greater impact than their solo donation could, are quickly gaining in popularity. Washington Grantmakers Daily points to a Financial Times article that states, "Most giving circles have formed since 2000 and have moved from fringe to mainstream in a short time. As recently as five years ago giving circles were under the radar, and two years ago they were a trend just beginning to grow." ...more

What a great interview, Britt!!! Dining for Women is such a fantastic model for engaging people ...more