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Oct

Jam Sammich #2 – Vanessa Chase

Prologue When I transitioned into a fundraising role, I got my hands on every resource I could find. I wanted to do the best job I…

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20
Oct

Monday Morning Mugshots – October 20, 2014

FALL HAS BEEN INSANE. Between navigating work deadlines and work drama, a local transit strike, and the day to day with four kids, I'm feeling a…

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16
Oct

What Do Donors REALLY Want?

Okay. I’m here to play devil’s avocado. Don’t slap my wrist too hard. We know donor retention rates suck. We know that investing in donor relationships…

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13
Oct

Monday Morning Mugshots – October 13, 2014

I am so thankful. I am thankful for my husband, who is an infinite source of strength, encouragement and love. I am thankful for my kids.…

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09
Oct

You’re Awesome, But Your Stock Photos Suck

<This image is called "Perfect Family"> Nearly a decade ago, my first communications gig was at a provincial literacy organisation. I was charged with giving the…

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03
Oct

Three Calls

In my life, I've received 3 phone calls I will never forget. The first came at 3:00 am on April 23, 2007. It was my dad.…

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