Category Archives: Charity

Etiquette for kids’ fundraising

I would like to hear your opinion on children’s fundraisers. I honestly feel like we are just being tapped out as parents. Everything our children do has a fee it seems, and then once we pay the fee to join, … Continue reading

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The Giver

“If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out … Continue reading

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The Rosemary Conversation

“Excuse me, you’re the garden teacher?” I turned to a tap on my shoulder, and saw a woman looking at me with what my students and clients called RBF (resting bitch face).  I pulled out my headphones, smiled, and asked “Am I … Continue reading

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A cheap, charitable model to solving hunger

I enjoy learning what my young adults ate or helping them figure out meal ideas on a budget. In return they provide me with a list of resources and referrals that I can pass on to others. It also thrills … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Food Bank Edition

The Thurston County Food Bank faces a turkey shortage this week after nearly 4,000 families registered for a free Thanksgiving basket. The food bank buys its turkeys in July to ensure there are enough to go around, but about 800 … Continue reading

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