By Patricia Gentry
This is part two of our interview with the founders of Share Our Strength, Bill Shore and Debbie Shore, siblings who launched the organization in 1984. Last week, we shared our interview with Billy Shore. Read on for our chat with Debbie.
No Kid Hungry and the programs of Share Our [...]
By Patricia Gentry
Billy Shore, Chief Executive Officer, together with his sister, Debbie Shore, co-founded Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America. The Shores founded Share Our Strength in 1984 with a $2,000 cash advance on a credit card. Since then, Share Our Strength has raised [...]
By Anthony Carter
What drives you? How do you make decisions? What values are at your core?
Straightforward questions, but when’s the last time you sat back and actually thought about it for yourself? Or, for your organization? The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for Charities and Foundations, a [...]
By Kyle Storms
March is a time to reflect on those harebrained resolutions of January, and take stock of your progress in the first few months of the New Year. Personally, I’m working on being more patient at work, increasing my running frequency and duration, and touching base with family more regularly.
In 2014 [...]
By Katie Grills
I’m decidedly not a numbers person. The funniest things happen during the course of our career development, though, and drag us kicking and screaming into skills and experiences we end up loving.
My appreciation for metrics developed while working at Creative Action, an arts-based education organization in Austin, TX. Creative [...]
By Danielle Veira
With limited resources and a focus on programming over media outreach, it’s often difficult for nonprofits to find the time to devote to a comprehensive communications strategy. However, with the new year fully in swing and many organizations looking to expand their impact, this is the [...]
By Jessica Gershuny
Every year we make New Year’s resolutions to invest in ourselves. Some we plan to keep and most we forget come February. In 2013, I made a commitment to invest in my career and it inspired me to quit my job, explore new industries, and pursue my MBA.
By Katie Grills
I got lucky at YNPNdc’s fantastic 10th Anniversary Celebration. I won free registration to the Spring Conference, and I never win anything! The best takeaway, though, was from keynote speaker Mark Hanis’ speech about the absolute necessity of using data as a means to further a cause.
Mark Hanis [...]
By Emily Davis
We all know working at a nonprofit can be a challenge. Depending on the day, we may serve as program managers, IT consultants, social media gurus, receptionists, or event coordinators–all supported by the kind of budgets and technology that truly require us to be miracle workers. I suppose this would [...]
By Billy Fettweis, YNPNdc alum and host committee member for the 10th Anniversary Celebration
When I joined the YNPNdc board in 2009, I was naïve about what to expect. I suppose I should have known that, over the course of my two-year term, I’d develop skills and meet great people. As it would [...]
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