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Ending the Dog Meat Trade

Thursday, September 24th, 2015


Despite the craziness of our Indian Ocean sailing adventure aboard Coboat, the crew still made time to engage in some local philanthropy.

Just another testament to the character of my fellow Coboat sailors!

Coboat Generosity

SoiDog 3I was planning to do …

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Beauty Amongst Us

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Dj Neglia, Roots to Crown TN

One of the things I appreciate most in this world is beauty. And while loveliness can take many forms, I’m especially fond of the raw beauty found in nature and beauty as a form of artistic expression.

That’s why my …

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow that I’m semi-settled in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m looking for volunteering adventures in my own backyard. So when my friend Aura suggested I volunteer with her one Saturday morning at the Gardens of Lake Merritt in Oakland, …

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Volunteer Oppy: Build in NOLA!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

nola volunteers

Hankering to go to New Orleans? Fancy wielding a hammer? Have an urge to help out a family? You can!

Back in February, I reserved my spot to volunteer with the national volunteering organization to help re-build communities in …

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Take Back Your Beach

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Long Beach Clean UpLast week while staying in Long Beach, I’d take a long walk on the beach every day. Unfortunately, this wasn’t a particularly pleasant experience due the trash the littered the sand—from plastic bags to bottle caps to bits of styrofoam …

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Planting Seeds in Port of Spain

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

FA tourThis week – on March 3rd—we celebrated World Wildlife Day, a day dedication to the diversity of the world’s wildlife and raising the awareness of threats to the our fauna and flora.

Which makes this the perfect time to tell …

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2014 GoErinGo! Fund Giving

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

uganda-students 2014 giving

Earlier this year I wrote an article about how to give while on a budget, outlining how I was volunteering more, participating in profit sharing, and actively promoting the principles of strategic philanthropy via social media. Read article here.

In …

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Breaking Trails

Friday, December 5th, 2014

One of the great benefits of my REI partnership is that in each of the major cities—Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, I participate in a volunteer days with REI members working with local land conversation groups.

Volunteering with plants sacPlanting Seeds

In …

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InsideView Charity Choice

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Women Who Lunch

On Nov. 18 I had the pleasure of chatting with the women of InsideView during their quarterly Women Who Lunch series. As with all speaking events, I encourage the host to choose a nonprofit organization to receive 20% of my …

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Smells like Teen Spirit *Video*

Friday, October 31st, 2014

During the last couple of volunteer outings, I was heartened to see groups of teenagers enthusiastically participating. In fact, the Corporation for National and Community Service has a new study out that reveals just how widespread youth volunteering is.

Volunteer Group photo by GoErinGoDid …

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