Daniel Pierce's bravery touched many. After-all, his story garnered over 3.5k donations. We hope the best for Pierce and other youth in his situation. Assumedly, that cash will come in handy for him though.
Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.
We've all seen ways that money is used for societal and personal harm, or for benefit. It can be wasted or used effectively toward a stated goal. Ultimately, money is nothing more than a product of what you choose to do or create with it.
As country after country announces substantial cuts in government arts funding -- and the economic challenges the EU is now facing should only hasten this trend there -- the need to develop more sophisticated knowledge of fundraising techniques is only going to grow.
The start of the 2011-2012 social season in Washington D.C. has officially begun. It's a when politicos, philanthropists, socialites, celebrities and our local movers and shakers step out in Black Tie to support their favorite worthy causes.