Dave Ellis put it well when he spoke last week at the annual Pachamama Alliance luncheon: years ago, when fundraiser extraordinaire and author Lynne Twist asked him to donate $25,000, he said he wished he could, but didn’t have the funds. He said Lynne encouraged him to go out and make it, then!
I noted with interest the recent launch of ChipIn, a new online fundraising service that allows an organization (or an individual or a school) to conduct a fundraising campaign without setting up a merchant account or using a traditional online vendor.
Today we feature Teens for Safe Cosmetics based in Marin County, California. While attending the Brower Youth Awards last month, I was moved by the young people being honored there for the environmental work they perform in their communities.