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Volunteer Journal #74 – Vittana.org

Volunteer Journal #74 – Vittana.org

Dear Readers, I am super excited to introduce you to the awesomeness that is Vittana.org. – A micro-lending site for student loans. My love of Kiva is well publicized, as it is one of the easiest and safest ways to ...

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Volunteer Journal #71 – FreeRice.com

Volunteer Journal #71 – FreeRice.com

Do you like video games?  Do you want to volunteer but don’t want to leave the couch? Great! I have an activity for you. Go to www.FreeRice.com FreeRice.com is the Official Winner* of: Volunteering Made Easy Best Way to Stay ...

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TGMuse Explains:The Lamest Thing About Volunteering?

TGMuse Explains:The Lamest Thing About Volunteering?

After an in-depth investigation of male hostility towards Jane Austen and adoration of  all things thong we return this week to the focus of this blog and answer… What is the lamest thing about volunteering? And how do we fix it. ...

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Volunteer Journal #65 – The Trevor Project

Volunteer Journal #65 – The Trevor Project

“Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24 year olds.” Downer opening but, let’s face it, 15-24 is rough. For many of us it’s the worse time of our life.  Almost impossible. You get raging hormones, ...

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Volunteer Journal #61 – The Somaly Mam Foundation

Volunteer Journal #61 – The Somaly Mam Foundation

The following conversation actually occurred.  It happened because I told a friend that approximately 27 million people live in slavery today – more than during the entire history of the transatlantic slave trade. Friend: So you’re saying the African slave ...

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Volunteer Journal #60 – Writing Coach

Volunteer Journal #60 – Writing Coach

I love that number 60 was in my wheelhouse. Teaching a writing workshop. That’s it. Pretty simple. Class – 6 High school kids. Who should be worried about going to college and picking up classmates. Unfortunately these kids, as KIDSAVE ...

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Volunteer Journal #59 – Share Our Strength

Volunteer Journal #59 – Share Our Strength

I got the call from Share Our Strength on Friday requesting volunteer help on Sunday for the LA Times Celebration of Food and Wine benefit at Paramount. Regardless of the late notice, I got butterflies. Maybe even a bit lightheaded. ...

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