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  • Fundraising Stinks
    Why Raising Money for Your Tech Startup Is a Waste of Time
    Unless you live in California, New York, or another city full of investors, raising money can be a daunting challenge. Pitching to investors isn’t just standing in a room with a PowerPoint for 10 minutes explaining what your company does. It...
  • Appeals and ideals: Workplace etiquette and fundraiser requests
    Appeals and ideals: Workplace etiquette and fundraiser requests
    8 politeness points for sharing pleas and petitions on the jobFundraisers are plentiful at work, as colleagues and coworkers circulate charity catalogs and sponsorship forms. Clubs, special-interest groups, and causes frequently enlist...
  • Save the Date
    Be a Super Hero Annual Dinner and Auction
    Do you want to support a local Community Partner? Do you like to find different items to bid on during a silent auction? Do you enjoy dressing up? Do you have a favorite super hero? Do you enjoy a good dinner, while helping others?You won’t...
  • Trivia Fun In Chicago & The "Burbs
    Chicago Trivia Guys tap into our not-so-trivial appetite for fun, testing wits
    Who was the second person to set foot on the moon? Which of the 50 United States has the smallest population? Who is the youngest Oscar winner in the Best Actor category?Even if you don't know the answers to one or more of the above questions,...
  • Social Media
    Social media platforms continue to attract funding and fans
    No matter what naysayers may say, the social media space continues to attract funding from the wide reaching corners of the tech-investment world. Stratospheric valuations have made lucrative leaders like Facebook and Twitter, and their early...
  • March for Life
    March for Life 2015
    Michael Sean Winters of National Catholic Reporter gives us his annual column on why we should do better as Catholics on the abortion issue. He marched anyway (I did not - never have after 31 opportunities). You can find his piece athttp:/...
  • Democrats speak after White House meeting
    Financial records confirm it is Democrats who represent the 1%‏
    A recent Associated Press review of political contributions from 2014 further confirms that everything we have been told about who represents the ultra-wealthy few against the interests of the American people is wrong. According to the report,...
  • Still time to make tax-deductible donations for 2014
    Make a tax-deductible donation to your favorite cat group by December 31
    Amid the hustle and bustle of the winter holiday season, one can forget that the deadline for making tax-deductible donations to non-profit organizations looms on the horizon. Any charitable donation made (including the postmarked-by date) by...
  • Donated items can help cats and kittens like this.
    Help R-CATS check off its wish list this holiday season
    As 2014 comes to a close, the R-CATS Programis gearing up for a 2015 filled with Trap/Neuter/Return and fostering/adopting out socialized cats and kittens. With that in mind, the group's board and volunteers are seeking supplies that will let...
  • Obama spends the taxpayer'smoney lavishing on fundraisers and family travel
    Obama spends the taxpayer's money lavishing on fundraisers and family travel
    Taxpayers should take a hard look at President Obama's Labor Day 2014 weekend trips for fundraising, personal business, and politicking with sheer anger. His entourage ran up a tab of $1,539,400 in taxpayer-paid transportation expenses.The...
  • Bloggers at Vogue Knitting LIVE's Save the Children kickoff tea
    Join the Save the Children Pins 'n' Needles challenge
    The weeks leading up to Christmas and other winter holidays tend to be associated with shopping deals, large family meals, and getting into the spirit with home decorations, but it is also the season of giving. November 12 marks the kickoff date...
  • Viva Republica announces a fundraising cigar
    Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar
    Proceeds from nationwide sale will be largest donation in charity’s historyFor Immediate Release Contact: Jason HollyNovember 5, 2014 jason@vivarepublica.comMiami, Florida- Viva Republica, a premium handmade cigar manufacturer, and Operation...
  • 31 Clown Wallpaper
    Indie Spotlight: Rob Zombie's "31"
    With the whole vein of "topic articles" rising from the dead this week, it seemed fitting to shine a spotlight on a well known rock musician/director/professional badass who's trying to get an original film off the ground with the...
  • Couch Sessions
    Couch Sessions: How do I generate revenue for my non-profit?
    In today’s fast-paced world, small business owners are even more hyper-connected and overloaded with information, choices, and distractions. One of the hardest things to determine is whether you’re on the right path or not. Great work...
  • Barack Obama
    Obama delivers mixed messages: Mingles with millionaires, then laments low wages
    President Barack Obama was sending mixed messages again on Thursday when he appeared in Chicago, according to a Chicago Tribune report on Thursday afternoon. First, the president privately met with some 25 extremely wealthy persons at a fundraiser...