There’s a regional bank in the Midwest with a catchy tagline: “Ask, listen, solve.” When you think about it, that sounds pretty good! This tagline may be made up of three important words, but it’s also landed on one very impactful concept.
Local veterans groups have many programs in place to help veterans find volunteer opportunities. Connect with them and make sure information about your organization is available.
Whether they walk dogs, socialize cats, or take your outreach programs into the community, your volunteers can be a treasure trove of fantastic experiences to help you tell your story and raise donations..
Must do, could do, should do. Pick one and you’ll fall.
Make #GivingTuesday work for your organization. Check out our year-round giving engagement tips.
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I had a boss who liked to refer to things that happened in the distant past as “when rocks were soft and dirt was new.” Seems like these days the rocks get harder faster and the dirt gets older sooner.
Whether it’s a call about a litter of helpless kittens or a baby bird that has fallen from its nest, we frequently get calls from animal lovers who want to help but don’t know what to do. These good Samaritans have the instinct to scoop up these infants and find help right away.
Shelters across the country are facing peak kitten season. Last year alone, an estimated 20 million kittens were born during this time.
In a victory against animal cruelty, the FBI has begun collecting data on such crimes through its National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). The initiative is the result of collaboration between the National Sheriffs’ Association and the Animal Welfare Institute.
When tragic incidents with pit bulls happen, as they have very recently in the metro Detroit area, many are quick to blame the breed, without seeing where the true responsibility lies: the dog’s owner. We share in the sadness of these tragedies, and it is understandable that, in the immediate aftermath, individuals try to find one simple solution to ensure similar incidents never happen again.