Tag Archives: non-profit organizations

Giving And Receiving

I received a renewal mailing from one of my favorite advocacy organizations yesterday. I won’t mention which non-profit it is, because that isn’t the point. It’s just that the piece of mail caused me to reflect on the nature of … Continue reading

Posted in Contemplation, philosophy | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

UN Public Service Day

There seems to be a perception by many economists and the public at large that people are mostly motivated by profit and money.  In my experience, this truism is often false.  There is a large segment of the population that … Continue reading

Posted in Controversy, cultural highlights, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Make A Difference Day

I have two opinions about national special helping days. Certainly a day like today’s Make A Difference Day, can be the beginning of a new chapter in one’s life. It’s a good way to steer one’s compassionate instincts towards constructive activity. I also … Continue reading

Posted in cultural highlights, Health, Hometown, Youth | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments