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Joining a Nonprofit Board of Directors: Everything You Need To Know

Posted on January 12th, 2016

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Volunteering can elicit many feelings: pride, gratitude, compassion, enjoyment, and hope among others. Giving back is a great experience, but some volunteers have another emotion, and that is the feeling of wanting to do more. Thankfully, you can do more. Leading by serving means getting creative, and if you’re ready […]

Four Ways to Use DIY Stain Remover

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I don’t remember a single holiday season as a kid that didn’t include a smudge of frosting on my sweater or some gravy on my cuffs. As an adult, things haven’t changed. When you spend as much time in the kitchen as I do during the holidays, things are bound […]

3 Ways to Make Natural DIY Dryer Sheets

Posted on January 10th, 2016

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Reading food ingredient labels is one thing, but you’d look for (and see) very different contents in personal care items. A few years ago, I was surprised to not find this label on the dryer sheets I was buying, so I decided to shop around. What I found surprised me […]

How to Start Corporate Volunteering with Your Coworkers

Posted on January 7th, 2016

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger One of the best team-building activities for any group of coworkers is volunteering. Imagine a day where, instead of the office, the department arrives at a different work site ready to give back together. Few things are more inspiring than the image of employees working directly to benefit someone less […]

Girl Empowerment Initiative Finds Power in Tom’s of Maine: Goodness Grant Series

Posted on January 5th, 2016

Posted by  Maureen Wise, guest blogger With respect to the three Es of sustainability—environment, economy, and equality—the latter is too often neglected. Tom’s of Maine is therefore helping nonprofits pick up some of the slack, and that includes empowering young girls alongside Hardy Girls Healthy Women. Through this iteration of the Goodness Grant, nonprofits like […]