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Be who you want to be!

Our society struggles with its message to young people. Schools tell kids to work hard, parents tell them to succeed and get good grades, social media tells them to behave and even look a certain way – I can’t imagine growing up with all of these different ideas flying around for how I should behave and think. These messages aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive but this mix of ideas coming from every direction must be overwhelming. Over the course of 20 years working with young people, I’ve noticed an increased pressure on them since I grew up. Some of this certainly…

What is the best online donation platform for charities?

We redesigned our website in 2016 (hope you like it, feel free to let us have your suggestions!) When we were thinking about what we wanted, we contemplated having a way for the public to donate online. We’re a locally-focused charity, and we don’t rely on donations to survive - but we’re glad to have the option available. I thought you might find our research helpful, so I’m sharing it with you here. I researched the subject, and found that there are certainly plenty of options out there for charities to choose from. In the end, we decided to focus…