What a shelter can look like

Not all shelters… That sounds like a social justice hashtag, right? They’ve been using this house as a homeless shelter for the last year. That’s what I found in a cute little neighborhood and the residents can stay for a 90 days each. Each bedroom has two beds and the guests are gone every dayContinue reading “What a shelter can look like”

Charity is Learned at Home

Education: what am I teaching my daughter in the non school hours. This is the 6th year I have worked in a charity gala…I’m not quite one of the “ladies who lunch”, I am one of the ladies who munch in the evenings in conference rooms around the valley – finding ways to share joysContinue reading “Charity is Learned at Home”

MEND Gala Wrap Up

Every well run fundraiser is well planned. Sometime in September the lights stay on for late Wednesday evening meetings at the MEND center on San Fernando. I have never been a “lady who lunches”, instead I am a “lady who grabs my kid from daycare, zooms through McDonald’s and rushes up a flight of stairsContinue reading “MEND Gala Wrap Up”

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