Monthly Archives: February 2016

Going #Coatless4ACause

They say you don’t understand someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. In an effort to empathize with the growing number of suburban poor, I walked a mile in their shoes…without a coat. Poverty is such a complex … Continue reading

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The Power of Collaboration

I love nonprofits. There is something about nonprofits that inspires me to continue learning more about development. I always feel both encouraged and challenged when I walk through the doors of Columbus Collegiate Academy- Main Street. This past week I … Continue reading

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From Hull House to SON Ministries: A Historical Look at Civic Engagement

As a student, the entire goal is to be able to take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to your professional life. I am so grateful for my work at SON Ministries, because it has allowed me … Continue reading

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Seeing the work first hand

I’ve always known Local Matters does great work in the community, even prior to this fellowship I had seen the name around and heard through friends and peers who engaged with them how important their programming was. From the beginning, … Continue reading

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Crunch Time at Catholic Social Services

Since the start of the new year, things have been very busy at Catholic Social Services. The date of our Spirit of Hope Gala is approaching very quickly and there is still a lot of work to be done. Over … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Stewarding Donors

Over the past month, I have been able to wrap up two projects, present the work to my supervisors and begin to identify the next steps for my engagement with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The first project, focused on … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding and Millennial Giving

As a fellow at the Charitable Pharmacy I’ve been working on a crowdfunding campaign in order to capture our volunteer base as donors. This has been a wonderful opportunity for me for research and career purposes. Our volunteer base at … Continue reading

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