- 02/09/2017What would be the most help for your non-profit? I'm doing a little research. Please leave a reply with one of these suggestions or your own. Thanks!
- 29/08/20175 ways a Project Charter makes your #non-profit #fundraiser easier & better: documentation, talking points, stops scope creep, on-the-fly decisions, ownership.
- 28/08/2017Does Your Non-Profit Need Funding? Learn the best way to get it here http://www.plan7.onlineTo Get Funding You Need A Strategic Plan - It doesn't have to be expensive Most Non-Profits can't afford $28,000 USD for a strategic plan! But we still need them. Plan7 For Non-Profits teaches you how to do it in less than a week...
- Producer23/08/2017Planning Is More Valuable Than The PlanYou read that right - the process is more valuable than the product!There are at least a zillion quotes about how important planning is to achieve success. And that is because generations of experience have proven planning to be a critical success...
- 21/03/2017Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101finance.yahoo.com NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for...
- 02/03/2017When a church has to choose between serving the poor and keeping their temple...This is the case of of the United Congregational Church, Bridgeport. They chose to serve the poor. The Church, founded by Pilgrims, had, among its first pastors, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Graciously, the Islamic Center of Bridgeport, which has worked with the church for years, accepted to buy the Temple. It will be a sale for a fraction of the appraised value but will free the church from maintaining the beautiful large historical building. Of course, things are not written in stone. The Church, however, will need an endowment of about 5 to 10 Million USD to sustain its civic and charity activities and to be able to keep the Temple or build a new one. In past occasions, some among you and in position to do so, had helped several good causes, and this, anonymously. I know funds are are not always abundant and are thinly distributed but, between many, great works can be done. If you are in position to help, you can communicate with Rev Sara D. Smith. In the meantime, I am coming from semi retirement to create a hedge fund based on several financial engineering strategies to create profitable situations for investors, while helping charitable institutions. Blessings to you all.Franz Liszt: Benedictus from the Hungarian Coronation Mass Photograph: Interior of Matthias Church, Budapest, where the Mass was first performed at the Hungarian Coronation of...
- Producer22/02/2017A Simple Way to Send Warm Thoughts to Troops and VeteransOne of my favorite non-profits to both write about and volunteer for is Soldiers' Angels. Soldiers’ Angels is a national charity providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and...
- Producer05/02/2017Update and Thank You for Voting!SA is one of my favorite non-profits! Thank you to everyone who submitted a vote for Soliders’ Angels in the 2017 MoonShare grant program. Sugarlands announced on Facebook yesterday, that the following organizations will each receive a $5,000...
- Producer10/01/2017“No Act Of Kindness, However Small, Is Ever Wasted.” - AesopIn 2016, I started to volunteer for Soldiers’ Angels as they work to establish programs serving veterans at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center and Fisher House, in Gainesville Florida. It is not always easy to get the word out, to ask for...
- Producer23/08/2016Tell Him He is Beautiful/ by Dr Margaret Aranda / They didn't like what he had to sayHe had to say it anywayIt's not about "YoU" get that straightIt's about something called: VaLidAtE.VaLidAtE his feelings her first wife daughter sister brother,...
Comments25/08/2016 #25 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#21 Nice clarification, thank you. I also have Hive: "Bullying Resources and Support" for increased awareness and support. There are many medical professionals that will be coming along, and this issue has a wide audience, especially for positive parenting of our school-aged children. Still under construction. (https://www.bebee.com/group/bullying-resources-and-support) @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, Ph.D., @Juan Imaz, thank you!24/08/2016 #23 Deb 🐝 HelfrichJust to sum this up as I understand it - report bullying, hateful messaging, or spam to suppport@bebee,com - it is really a much more efficient and direct approach than mentioning individuals. No one (except Javier who seems to have a special royal jelly concoction) can be here 24/7 - and when you mention an individual you give them an action item to do a lot of research so that they can offer a considered opinion of something they may not be aware of in the slightest. Let's let the very capable folks employed by beBee do their jobs and assume the comments sections are for people just being people.24/08/2016 #21 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian#20 Thanks for the mention, Mags, but don't send them to me. I don't work for beBee. I have no more power here than you do. If someone wants my opinion as to whether they should escalate to beBee or not, that's fine with me. But, I am not the bully police. I'll leave that to beBee itself. A someone else pointed out, we should be vigilant not vigilantes.24/08/2016 #20 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#16 It is all about tolerance of others, as you state so rightfully. Now, we know clear guidelines for bullying: Go to @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian or @John White, MBA and complain. Management will delete those accounts! iBAM! Zero Tolerance. Makes the world, the Hives a better place. Thank you for your kindness and support, @Juan Imaz, @John White, MBA, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, and all. Super classy.24/08/2016 #18 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#14 Loving the Empowerment to be Strong beeZ here. I also like the notion that if one person isn't strong enough to be so bold as to write a Buzz with a copy of the email, talk to someone here and I bet you'll get lots of support and encouragement behind you. We are here to Nurture the Hives and bee BeeZ that are happy and Producing Sweet Honey...so tHRiVE!23/08/2016 #16 mohammed khalafI have read with interest by honestly the sincerely presented oppositions here and have mostly refrained from dehumanization being forthright in my comments. I have no intention of starting such today. Here, as everywhere, there are sides. My side, your side, their side, our side and the side of the human, I appreciated all efforts and We do indeed reap what we sow.23/08/2016 #15 Reginaldo Afonso BobatoEu acredito que a beleza está escondida em cada um de nós, independente de qualquer condição, nós precisamos descobri-la, acha-la e admirá-la a tempo, antes que nos iluda,m com nossa face, e assim por casa dela não nos preparemos para a vida laboral, que toma maior parte da vida do ser humano, vida esta que é longa, muito longo se em razão de angústia e sofrimento por falta de um único detalhe profundo de nossa alma.23/08/2016 #12 John White, MBAI can't stand bullies! 😣 And there certainly is no place for them on beBee. I would encourage anyone who has been bullied to first unfollow and mute the bully so they can no longer contact you or see your posts. Then, report it so that beBee is aware of who exactly is doing it. Per @Javier 🐝 beBee's comment on an earlier thread, anyone who engages in bullying on beBee will have their account terminated.23/08/2016 #11 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#8 "...what might be happening to those without a strong voice of their own?" You are right on the dot. Parallel with that is, "How many souls already got away, wounded with no one to go heal?" That was my tipping point. Statistically, one small voice and one customer represent hundreds (rather thousands, with the n = 11,000,000+) and those in management of a small business will cater to that individual like there is no tomorrow. How much would it say if the customer came back not for the goods, but for the service? You got it. Appreciate you and @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador as Women Helping Women, since that is another level of "camaraderie" you so rightfully point out in fulfilling and fostering personal relationships. We do want to Bee Personal. #BeeZArePersonal23/08/2016 #9 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#3 WoW. Strong. Character wins! Sweet Song of Validation, my sweet friend so thank you. I totally get it (...and pfffttt. The stories I could tell in comparison are on a serious national level). When things come to my desk, I can either trash them, put them at the bottom of the stack, or get out of my Chief of Anesthesiology Chair. So I've Stepped Out of the Office for a bit. Here, I happen to have a personal and professional passion to taking teens and Veterans off the streets of Los Angeles. So, you didn't underestimate me at all...like Arnold, 'I'll be back' ....when I make sure my Team is solid. It's so not about me - my skin is thick and like @Dr. Allen Brown, I'm going on 60. ((Hugs))23/08/2016 #8 Deb 🐝 Helfrich"Never distract away from allowing someone to have their own feelings." @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD, we stand together, united, that speaking out against any form of subtle messaging against inclusivity has to be part of what belongs on this platform.
Feelings are what created the energy that attracted ALL of us to beBee to begin with, and brought many of us here in joyful expectation every day! Those now trying to silence certain expressions of feelings, beliefs, and the camaraderie of supporting the right of anyone to have a unique opinion will not ultimately be successful.
Furthermore, the point has to be broadcasted loud and clear that if it is happening so prominently to a few, what might be happening to those without a strong voice of their own?
I very clearly stayed in my own swim lane until the messaging reached a tipping point. And I will continue my Yay!-saying until the next time I see a trend of anti-inclusivity.23/08/2016 #6 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#2 Like a captain on a sinking ship, all First Responders know that we stay to heal while others continue the battle. I think that applies here, as there are many good, good people. "All it takes for evil to reign is for one good man to say nothing." ~sometimes attributed to Albert Einstein, sometimes to others. Thank you for recognizing that it just goes along with my calling. Being a doctor isn't a job. It's a well-entrenched mission. People will be glad to know that not all doctors are bad, and some of us do go that extra mile to seek out the ones who need special tenderness. Each person is different. Thank you, my Ali Anani, for letting me do my thing. It's math. Fractal. :-).23/08/2016 #5 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#1 You're so sweet - and can you tell that people went through 'The 5 Stages of Grief' sort of in Reverse? (1) denial / shock; (2) 'anger' here was more like internal questioning; (3) 'bargaining' was like self-realization; (4)'depression' was glossed over by happiness; and (5) 'acceptance' - no one argued that they Weren'T Beautiful. Simply fascinating, and those internal endogenous hormones were producing 'happy' drugs from the brain to the body. Oh, what praise, smiles, and laughter can do. My point here exactly - Love Conquers All & Laughter is The Best Medicine! (See here for Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler's original works: http://grief.com/the-five-stages-of-grief/) @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, @Gary Sharpe, @Leckey Harrison, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher and @Sara Jacobovici are several that are very familiar with this work.) Some losses are exactly like a death, and freedom of expression is key in going through the stages of loss (not necessarily in this order, and not necessarily having to go through each one).23/08/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand AmbassadorMargaret, leaving isn't the answer. @Dr. Allen Brown and @Max Carter would not want you to leave. They would want you to stay and be strong, and be @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD - a beautiful woman with a big heart. Stay with us because we enjoy your amazing contributions, and think of it this way - every contribution you make will be in their honor.
There will always be bullies, and as @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian stated bullies prey on the weak and yes, perceived weakness. But that is because bullies are weak themselves, and to bully someone else makes them feel like a big shot.
Stand up for @Dr. Allen Brown and @Max Carter; yourself; and us so we can love and laugh and make peace together. 🐞 🐞 🌺 🌻
- Producer20/08/2016TRR’s Warrior Camps Are Saving the Lives of Our VeteransSince its inception in 2013 Trauma and Resiliency Resources has conducted 8 Warrior Camp® programs. They have a 100% survival rate for those who have attended their program. Their data shows statistically significant treatment effect on PTSD,...
- 18/08/2016One of the first 'small spaces' that I lived in - a dual axle horse trailer - I ran away from home at 15; I had been working on other peoples farms since 13 - over the course of that time - I saved enough money to buy a second hand trailer from one of the farms I serviced - I got the trailer for 500, and framed it in, and loaded it with a long couch - a dresser and a long closet pole to give me more storage. I tiled it with sticky squares from the hardware store - and all the framed wood was toss out or salvage that I cleaned and prepped. I lived there for a year. When I went to boot camp the guy I bought it from - paid me 15oo for it back - not a bad deal altogether. I have always preferred the small and minimalist escapes.
- 09/08/2016Nonprofits and mail- Report Important facts about nonprofits and mail–May 5, 2016Nonprofits and mail - Alliance of Nonprofit Mailerswww.nonprofitmailers.org Nonprofits generate one in ten pieces of mail delivered by the United States Postal...
Comments23/08/2016 #3 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD#2 Hi Robert, I say rather solemnly as @Dr. Allen Brown is a name without a presence - he's removed from Owner of this Hive. I can't locate his Profile, so in fact he has left. I'm overwhelmed with that. - but it makes me smile to know that your Mom's name is Margaret , too ...WoW... there aren't many of us around. At all. Such a nice, old-fashioned name; I grew to love it. I'm sure your Mom wears it well, and now I'll have to wear it better! ~I'll be tagging you on a Buzz that I'm doing. ;-). Happy Day to You, kind man. This article is super-duper awesome for all. @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, @Mamen 🐝 Delgado, @John White, MBA, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher, @Dean Owen, @Juan Imaz, @Jim 🐝 Cody ~wanted all to be sure to note.11/08/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD@Robert Bell: This has to be one of the most absolutely pertinent Buzzes I've read on beBee! I work with, for, around, at, on, between Non-Profits, especially of note is with @Dr. Allen Brown on GrassrootsRadio! Keeping Homeless Vets & Teens off the Streets of Los Angeles....saving lives for a '2nd Chance' ~ one at a time. (Shameless but altruistic plug for this Passion: http://grcnconnects.wixsite.com/communities ). Am spreading the word that our efforts at snail mail are so worthwhile! Valuable piece! So valuable, I'm sure that this will save at least one life. God Bless You, dear kind sir. Truly.
- Producer08/08/2016King of the Cardboard CondosThis summer volunteers and youth members of our non profit agency produced a theatrical performance called "King of the Cardboard Condos".It ran for during the month of July to a sold out audience every night. The play was written by Dr. Allen L....
- Producer30/07/2016Making Your Nonprofit WorkFor all non profit organization who needing a facility here's on option you may want to consider. Our agency was just granted a building to implement our program for a dollar a year for 5 years.Our responsibility will be the up keep.We got it by...
- Producer30/07/2016Our Super Hero's Are Burned OutSomeone who manifests a super-ability or superpower and generally acts heroically – is brave, self-sacrificing, and willing to combat threats against humanity. They have a strong moral code, including a willingness to risk one’s own safety in the...
Comments21/08/2016 #20 AnonymousNo wonder we are so crazy, if we had such a super heroes as an example (LOL)
Everyone has his/her own preferred super hero, and the ones who had super heroes on real life too, like myself, we are fortunate.
To me, my all time superheroes were my father and my mother. Never met someone as good and as heroic like them in my life, and I suppose I never will.
They had their "black spots", but hell, who hasn't?
Hope I will be able to do with my life something as good as they did.
My parents are my example and my superheroes04/08/2016 #18 Paul KemnerDysfunctional superheros became a fad in the 1960's, and it's only gotten worse. Many of the classic comic book writers back then just weren't that skilled as authors, and now everyone is stuck with the choices they made. Most of them would be astounded that their humble efforts would fuel some of the biggest money-making machines of today.
The world of Indie Comics is full of authors who can write a story with a protagonist who faces challenges without being stereotypically self-destructive. Unfortunately they don't have a publicity machine behind them that can spend millions.04/08/2016 #14 Anonymous#12 @Max Carter your understand of the men and their attitudes and behaviors was as @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador put it. You sharing made it thought provoking and I look forward to your down to earth opinions of individuals that we would dare to view as HERO's. In closing I ask you are they so very different from some of the men and women that run for president or raise children to grow up to become accountable and responsible citizens?03/08/2016 #9 Anonymous#6 As my friend Brian, I have tell you how are wrong you are! Even thought I have known you a short time I have been inspired by you and guided by you. The impact of your deeds have resulted in me writing certain articles and receiving such positive responses from people that needed to read what I wrote to continue on the right path. I have conducted several training to audiences young and old that were inspired by stories of a friend that I found on the other side of the world that lifted me up.
Your actions are like a pebble being dropped in a pond and the ripple Affects the entire lake and the pond is never the same.
Nor are we the same because of YOU Brian
- Producer28/07/2016We Know You Didn't 'Go Gentle'/ by Dr Margaret Aranda / Dedicated to Dr Allen Brown who knows what I mean all the time. Our young troops, kids yet shaving their soft beards and whiskers, went into the night with sounds all around. They did not have time to think or blink, to...
Comments28/07/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhDRespecting all Veterans who give us inspiration, admiration and to whom we should honor. @Randy Keho, @Leckey Harrison, @Dr. Allen Brown, @Brian McKenzie, @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador, @debasish majumder, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
- Producer20/07/2016Social Media Friends This is why I like beBee. we don't pretend to be anything more. There are strong and passionate interactions but nothing inappropriate or sleazy.Ever since social media websites flourished 2004 on wards, they have been used to help people stay...
Comments20/07/2016 #1 Brian McKenzieI would agree with the 150 number (I don't think I am anywhere near that number) but my international friends that I have met on social media and skype - they are closer than anyone I have grown up with. I have traveled the world to meet people that I only played Xbox Live with - or skype english lessons with - there is a different connection; for me - it is more real.
- 20/07/2016Sometimes Bear Attacks happen. It's a dangerous world.
I took home ec in highschool - I was the only boy in class.
Yes, I learned to sew; I already knew quite a bit about cooking.
You want to see a kids' eyes light up? - Take a flour sack; trace out, cut out and sew up a pattern of a teddy bear - stuff it with what ever soft things you can find.
This is Nika - the best little Joan Jett out of East Ukraine
- 20/07/2016Why do I do what I do ? -
Alexander from Ukraine sent me this photo today. He is one of the kids that I helped get out of the hell that is the war in Donbass. Him and his mother have moved several hundreds of miles inland and started a new life. She is baking and he is continuing his English studies.
One of the ways that I taught English was that we would sing Karaoke -
His favorite song from last summer
Sittin on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
How do you make an old hard ass soldier a bit weepy?
- This, This is why I do it.
Comments20/07/2016 #2 Ivan CamposPor que eu faço o que eu faço? -
Alexander da Ucrânia me enviou essa foto hoje. Ele é um dos miúdos que ajudei a sair do inferno que é a guerra no Donbass. Ele e sua mãe se mudaram várias centenas de milhas para o interior e começou uma nova vida. Ela está assando e ele está continuando seus estudos de inglês.
Uma das maneiras que eu ensinei Inglês foi que iria cantar Karaoke -
Sua música favorita do verão passado
Sittin na doca da baía - Otis Redding
Como você faz um velho disco soldado ass um pouco chorosa?
- Isso, É por isso que eu faço.
- Producer15/07/2016Writting Grants Who's FundingAs I mentioned, my intention for starting this post was to share information with individuals who have non profits or maybe have been thinking about starting one. I have a received many responses from people indicating that this type of forum would...
Comments15/07/2016 #1 Deb 🐝 HelfrichThanks for this initiation into the world of writing grant proposals, @Dr. Allen Brown. I really do like your suggestion of seeing if there are any sub-contracts available to get started and I also see a lot of value in the approach of offering a sliding-scale for services. I appreciate that you are sharing your expertise.
- Producer15/07/2016My Night Being Homeless I have continued to keep my word of not letting the media know the location where over 50 individuals have chosen to trade places with some of the homeless people in one of richest cities in America. I also did not conduct interviews this time...
Comments18/07/2016 #15 Brian McKenzie#11 @Dr. Allen Brown Here is a list of 57 Rural California Hospitals and Clinics that could also be of re-alignment possibilities> http://bit.ly/1MsKmYi View more#11 @Dr. Allen Brown Here is a list of 57 Rural California Hospitals and Clinics that could also be of re-alignment possibilities> http://bit.ly/1MsKmYi *(as ObamaCare steps into 'Nationalization - and it will - look for more failed and bankrupted health facilities. ) Close18/07/2016 #10 Erroll -EL- WarnerHomeless. Richest City. Card board and the out doors sleeping on metal side-walk grills. Around 11:00pm. Traffic begins to get slow. Peak hours start getting slow. Mass Transit in New York City start over night traffic schedules around 11:30pm. Mass transit in New York City is 24/7 - 365.18/07/2016 #8 Brian McKenzie@Dr. Allen Brown one of the biggest obstacles you will have is building the facility; permits, and community interaction. I would suggest you start with a facility that is already built, has been maintained, but is in all senses - abandoned. There are several military bases and prison facilities that lay dormant, vacant and a black hole of inactivity. Re-aligning one of those - could lower your initial upfront construction costs, lower your community opposition, and get you a secured location that is capable of helping homeless while still keeping the criminal riff and raff out. I would point to the Puget Sound region for examples of this. King Country Realigned Sand Point Naval Station to community development / outreach and low income housing. Further - they have McNeil Island correctional facility - that has been nearly vacant for almost a decade. All the best to you and your launch.15/07/2016 #4 Dale MastersWhen I was homeless, I was lucky. I had a car and a job. It was in the dead of winter, and I remember everyone saying it was a colder winter than usual. Each day I would alternate between eating and having a place to sleep inside. To this day, I don't remember where I slept (except for my times at friends' houses, at my uncle's, or on the service station office floor, all of which lasted three weeks), except that for ten weeks, I had no mailing address, and that during the days I ate, it was freezing inside that sleeping bag inside the car. Washing up with cold water from the station faucet was memorable, too.15/07/2016 #2 Deb 🐝 Helfrich"We live in what is called the greatest country in the world. How can that be true and we have our men, women and children living on the streets? " This is the most urgent question that demands an answer, @Dr. Allen Brown. Thank you for once again putting your butt on the ground, as the most appropriate way to take a stand.
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