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Yeah, I borrowed a “theme” for that blog title, but it got your attention didn’t it?  At least I didn’t put it on a red hat!  :-)   Pay It Forward Make a Difference Change a Life Give Back Share Your Talents Voluntourism Karma   Whatever you want to call it, doing something like this may or ...

No Words

I will start this by saying that there are really no words I can come up with to effectively describe our “mission” experience here in the Dominican Republic with Dove Missions (www.dovemissions.org).  That said, I have to give it a shot and perhaps my words plus your imagination will get you there. Since I am all ...

The Scale Factor – Fundraising Edition

Most people I know like to do good things for people – help those that need help.  That help comes in many, many forms – making a financial donation (church, scouts, fundraising event, homeless person, etc.), volunteering somewhere, or donating some of your “stuff” (Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc).  Those are all ...

For Judy and Gil

(Click HERE for PDF version of this note) This letter is addressed to the three most important people in my life: Family Friends Those with disposable income greater than $0 (Not necessarily in that order) Sorry – had to start off with a joke – keeps me mostly sane. Yes, I am once again asking for ...

What is your Cause?

Many people, I would even argue “most”, have some sort of “cause” that they believe in for whatever reason.  Examples of these causes are MS (mine, duh), cancer, homelessness, hungry children, needy families, animal welfare, etc.  There are plenty of them, obviously, but I think you get the point. So here’s my ...

MS Mission Moment

First question – what is a “mission moment”?  It is just something that reminds you of the mission that you are part of.  In my case, the mission is Ending MS and the moment I experienced today was on the 15-mile route of the Bike MS Tour de Farms event.  So here’s the scoop… Today I rode the 15-mile route on ...

Faith in Charity

“1 in 3 Americans Lacks Faith in Charities, Chronicle Poll Finds” https://philanthropy.com/article/1-in-3-Americans-Lacks-Faith/233613 (I encourage you, at some point, to read the above article – you may likely be as surprised at some of the numbers as I was.) I just returned from the National MS Conference ...

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