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7 Techniques on How to Tell Real Stories That Will Make People Connect With Your Mission

Suzanne Skees | Posted 10.06.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

How do you make people CARE about your mission? This is what I do every day: I work with nonprofits to tell stories that make people care about their...

Investing in Haiti's Homeless Youth

Suzanne Skees | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

One boy told me that drivers here despise homeless teens and constantly try to run them down. He said that male drivers would take off their belts and beat him. A girl I spoke with said she quickly learned to dress like a boy, to avoid being assaulted.

How Pancakes Are Helping To Fund A Teen's Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.21.2014 | Teen

Two California brothers have started a pancake delivery service to help fund a Kenyan teenager’s education. According to parenting site Babble.co...

Carolyn Malachi's Video Will Help Send Kids To School

Suzanne Skees | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Sponsors will pay The School Fund 19 cents (one class hour), every time viewers watch the new music video of "Free Your Mind" by Grammy-nominated indie-jazz musician Carolyn Malachi. The money goes directly to schools in Tanzania.

The School Friends: An Unlikely Pair Build Educational Opportunity

Suzanne Skees | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

As millions of American children return to school this fall, 70 million children in developing countries cannot. Modest school fees block them from education, job opportunity and earning potential.

The Real Motivation Behind Going Public in Philanthropy

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

For Warren Buffet and me, giving feels really good, because the truth is, we receive more than the supposed recipient. This thing we call "love of humankind," philanthropy, infuses our whole being with love of self.