The Volunteer Whisperer
Those living in or around the Raleigh, North Carolina area are acutely aware of some of the havoc wreaked by a massive tornado that assaulted our area on Saturday, April 16 of this year. Following the storm, many of us (especially in the nonprofit community) were inspired by the mass of volunteers who came out [...]
Every once in awhile you stumble upon an organization that blows you away in terms of the way it presents itself, operates, includes others, and succeeds. While I have not yet personally had the opportunity to get involved with The Coalition to Unchain Dogs, I have been an observer of this organization in the community [...]
Among other things, I hope this blog can be an exploration of identity: the personal and the community, and how the personal relates to the community. I want to share my experiences and knowledge, but also try to better understand that ‘thing’ that makes being a part of this work so fulfilling for myself and, I imagine, for others.