Pay womXN their worth

Pay womXN their worth

The oh so fabulous Tiffany Haddish took a brave stance when she said ‘No’ to hosting the Grammys pre telecast for free.  One of my many hopes for 2021 is that we, the collective ‘we’ start paying womxn AND especially BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color)...
Connection is Key

Connection is Key

My 2020 fundraising  season has officially come to a close  and what a season it has been.  I had the absolute pleasure of partnering and consulting with clients as they swiveled to a new way of fundraising. Virtual events aren’t new, but for non profits that have...
MenoPause – Finding Nuggets of humor

MenoPause – Finding Nuggets of humor

Finding the nuggets of humor that live in the swampland of hot flashes! I’m standing in front of my bedroom window A/C unit because I feel like I am on fire! Literally, ON FIRE. But from the inside out and without flames shooting out of the top of my head...
2020 Please feel free to show yourself the door

2020 Please feel free to show yourself the door

As someone who works in fundraising it has been a year of learning how to embrace the unknown and work within the boundaries of what we do know. VIRTUAL EVENTS CONNECTION DOES HAPPEN IN A VIRTUAL EVENT and not just the internet kind. People FEEL connected to each...
Guest contributor on healthline parenthood

Guest contributor on healthline parenthood

I recently had the pleasure of being able to “guest blog” about my adoption journey. This was a great experience that I wanted to share here…. “As an adult adoptee in a same-gender relationship, I never expected it’d be hard to let go of the...

Hiring an auctioneer

You wouldn’t ask a bike mechanic to do your dental exam, So why are you letting an untrained auctioneer ask for money during your fundraising events? The case for hiring a professional auctioneer for your fundraising event. Below is a fairly typical conversation with...