Kiva in Haiti

Kiva is one of my favorite nonprofits as it makes microloans to developing country entrepreneurs and I fully support the notion of encouraging "Trade not Aid" whenever possible.  I checked their blog today to see what if anything they were saying about Haiti.  The following is an update from the Kiva Blog, dated 1/13/2010. "As

Vitamin Angels

I was in Steamboat Springs, CO over the weekend with my recreation club.  A group of us went snowmobiling on Rabbit Ears Pass which was great fun until I hit a bump and managed to break my back...literally. Yesterday I went to Whole Foods to see about buying some calcium to take - figured it

Help Haiti – from Ellen DeGeneres

I just donated through the American Red Cross by texting 90999 to give $10. From: Help Haiti Recover On Tuesday, a major earthquake struck Haiti, causing major devastation. The Red Cross is estimating that 3 million people have been affected -- that's one third of the country. There are many ways you can help:

Games That Give

Today I saw a Tweet from City Year fly by about Games That Give.  After I retweeted it (yup...attended a social media workshop this week so I am pretty proud of myself for upgrading my skills...), as I had never heard of it before, I checked it out.  And...20 minutes later I have now played

Good Search by Yahoo

I have been a supporter of Metro Denver Partners, an organization that matches adult mentors with at risk youth, for many years.  Right now I have been a Senior Partner with a 13 year old girl for 2 years and have had two other Junior Partners each for a couple years previously. Today I got

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