Tag Archives: Book Review

To Thine Own Self Be True

March 19, 2019

As part of my role running a fundraising department for a small charity, I recently had the distinct pleasure of hosting Canada’s 28th Governor General, David Johnston, for a tour of our palliative care residence and then moderating a discussion with our community as a fundraising event for our organization. A career high to be … Continue reading

Review of Raising Ryland

July 14, 2016

Raising Ryland details the story of Ryland Whittington and her parents’ discovery of the unique child within the seemingly healthy, happy baby girl they gave birth to. Ryland’s parents share the path they traveled to learn that their child had been born profoundly deaf. While managing the decisions and lifestyle changes that arise from this … Continue reading

Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement – Part I

April 7, 2016

Philanthropy:  practical benevolence, esp. charity on a large scale – Oxford English Dictionary the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes – oxforddictionaries.com goodwill to fellow members of the human race; especially: active effort to promote human welfare – merriam-webster.com an act or gift … Continue reading

Give and Take – A Must Read!

February 9, 2016

As a fellow in the Diversity and Inclusion program we received a special invite to a networking talk with Paul Nazareth of Canada Helps during this year’s AFP Toronto’s Congress. As Paul was giving us great networking tips he also recommended some resourceful books and he provided us with a quick snapshot of each book. … Continue reading