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awesome foundation – grant #1, party #1

October 21, 2011

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On Thursday night I attended a party celebrating the Awesome Foundation’s very first grant in Seattle. If you haven’t heard about the Awesome Foundation, let me enlighten you by stealing some language off of their website and pasting it below: Need some funding for your crazy brilliant idea? We award $1,000 grants every month. It […]

service girls, one year of service

October 11, 2011

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A year ago, I was invited to participate in this neat group called “The Service Girls”, which, contrary to what you might think, is a group of 12 women who get together once a month for a community service volunteer project. To refresh your memory: each woman is assigned a month of the year and is […]

empire state of mind

October 11, 2011

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After DC, I took the BOLT Bus up to New York for the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy meeting at the New York Foundation offices, located right next to the Empire State Building! Cue “Empire State of Mind” as the soundtrack for this post. This was the first trip I’ve taken to NYC that I didn’t […]

LEVerage, a dinner party (and tour of SEA)

October 11, 2011

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In honor of my philanthro-friend and fellow EPIP Board member Edgar’s visit to Seattle, we threw him a dinner party of epic proportions and leveraged all of our daily deals in order to do so. This was particularly appropriate because Edgar also just launched his own consulting firm, Leverage Philanthropic Partners, so it all tied […]

service girls, september 2011

September 19, 2011

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For our final service call of the year (can you believe that?!), six Service Girls attended Fashion First fashion show benefiting Rise n’ Shine. Rise n’ Shine provides emotional support programs, stability, advocacy and AIDS education for children and teens affected with HIV/AIDS. Our job was to help seat guests at the show, held in the Showbox SODO […]

service girls, august 2011

September 12, 2011

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August’s Service Girls call was helping to clean up after Camp Erin, a weekend bereavement/grief camp for children who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Camp Erin is a program of The Moyer Foundation, which was founded in 2000 by MLB-star Jamie Moyer and his wife. From the website: It is a […]

service girls, july 2011

August 17, 2011

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Oh man – I started this post over a MONTH ago and am just getting around to posting it now. I kept blaming the loss of my camera battery charger, but then I realized that the photos from this event were actually on my phone, so really there’s no excuse. So anyway, a few weeks […]

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