With the re-launch of FLiP, it seems only natural that we also re-launch of one of our most popular series, Meet-A-FLiP. This series is a string of posts interviewing others like us (and you) in the philanthropic/nonprofit sector willing to share their valuable, insightful and often unique experiences with the FLiP community. I recently reached […]
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FLiPs, Just a quick reminder– our friends at buildOn NY are having a gathering next week to help kids around the world and at home. Check them out!
Perhaps you’ve seen coverage on NBC’s Today Show about the remarkable work of buildOn, a national organization that empowers American students, primarily in urban areas, not only to volunteer in their communities but also to help eradicate illiteracy and poverty internationally by building schools. Learn more about buildOn here. On November 11th, the leadership committee […]
Ed. Note: Enjoy Adrienne from Beyond Profit’s post about one of the world’s more intriguing disparities — the information overload felt by those of us who work in the sector, due to overwhelmingly easy access; vs. the lack of access to information and education experienced by those the sector seeks to support.
In Uganda, one million children between the ages of 6-12 are not in school. Women are passing HIV/AIDS to their children due to unsafe birthing practices. Families are traveling 5 miles or more to gather fresh water.
Nothing a little yoga can’t solve.
I was very much on the Women in Business fast-track. I worked in finance for two summers during college, and my senior fall, I applied and was accepted to business school. In the months prior to my graduation from college, however, to everyone’s surprise and some people’s horror, I deferred business school for two years and signed up to work at a nonprofit in the Bronx. From my interactions during my summer internships in the finance industry, I found that so many young, ambitious souls, myself included, had been socialized into believing that an elite financial firm was simply the next checkbox beneath an Ivy League college.
Washington D.C. can finally satisfy your hunger for philanthropy – literally. Get out your cookbooks and aprons because Brainfood, a DC nonprofit for youth, is in the spotlight of teen culinary education. Brainfood is a nonprofit youth development organization designed in 1998 to provide cooking activities as an outlet for teens in the nation’s capital. […]