An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

 by Marie Palacios This week my daughter, who is in first grade, brought home a colorful turkey carefully carved out of paper plates and construction paper. On each of the turkey’s long plumes she had carefully written something for which she is thankful.  It...
How Should Donors Be Thanked?

How Should Donors Be Thanked?

by Mandy Pearce How can you possibly know the best way to thank donors? Simple. Ask them.  I am ‘that person’ most of the time. That person you ask an opinion of, and then you actually get it.  I have discovered over time that this is not usually the...
You of course know, the Difference it Will Make

You of course know, the Difference it Will Make

by Mandy Pearce I have had a roller coaster of a week with thank-you letters. I had one exceptionally well-written (yes, hand written) thank-you note that actually seemed very genuine and made me smile. I had another hand-written thank-you that included pictures of...