Posts tagged "volunteer"

Why We Do This:

You know when you have one of those mornings where you simply can’t seem to get going? I’m having one of those. Settling into my new routine has been cramping my usual style of reading everything I can get my hands on. So, this morning as I woke and prepared to write my blog about... Read more »

What you can do: Tree House Humane Society

Tree House has a unique problem: too many people. Well, any organization that has too many volunteers doesn’t actually have a problem per se. It’s more a refocus of energy, because really, who doesn’t love spending time with adorable cats? So, if Tree House doesn’t need someone on a Saturday afternoon, exactly how can you... Read more »

Get to Know: Center on Halsted

Get to Know: Center on Halsted
In which we meet the organization: THE HISTORY: In 1973, Center on Halsted began as a small movement in a basement, serving as a safe meeting space for the LGBTQ community, as well as offering peer counseling and operating a hotline. After the Stonewall Riots in 1969, change was coming, but slowly, spreading gradually inward... Read more »
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Cue that "Getting to Know You" song...

Forget the “about” page, pull up a chair and grab a glass of vino/tea/coffee/water/whatever-you-please and let’s get to know each other. Let’s be honest (heads-up on this one, I really love to shine a light on the truth), there is some Grade-A %$!&  going down in the world and it all boils over into the... Read more »