Posts Tagged ‘donations’ (9)

School’s in Session!

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Back CameraTo help usher in the school year I decided that I’d turn over this month’s Donate My Dollars poll to my nephews Neil, age 12, and Jake, age 16.

We went to, an online charity that makes it …

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The First to Give

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Girl with MoneyGiven my “living and giving” lifestyle, I was particularly interested to read an article on the impact of Giving Tuesday. Last year, Giving Tuesday was launched to promote the idea of making a donation after days of unapologetic spending.


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Adventure Philanthropist: Giving 101 – Charitable Giving Guide

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

What I love most about philanthropy, otherwise known as charitable giving, is that the causes we chose to support are a clear indication of our core values. How we chose to spend our time and money reflects our closely held …

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Charitable Giving by Org & Amount

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Below is the complete list of GoErinGo! Fund gifts through October 16, 2013.

Please note: additional gifts have been made outside of the fund under the Go Erin Go name and may not be reflected in this overview.

Year Sector

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Healing Hearts this Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Thanks for participating in the poll! Although we didn’t meet our challenge grant for the additional $500 donation, the GoErinGo! Fund did donate the $2,500 to fund an open-heart surgery for a child.

To mark the holidays, the GoErinGo! Fund …

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Go ErinGo! Fund Giving

Monday, October 8th, 2012

A core motivation for my travels was to volunteer with nonprofits along the way and support worthy organizations both overseas and at home. That’s why I formed a charitable fund, the GoErinGo! Fund, before I left on my 2-year adventure.…

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Get into the Olympic Spirit!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

So y’all like swimming, huh?! A $,1000 donation was given to the Special Olympics chapter in Bonita Springs, Floriad to help fund their swimming program.

Thanks for voting!

As the summer Olympics kick off, we’re getting in the spirit by …

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Books for Burma

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

One of my favorite giving strategies while touring a new country is to stop by and visit a school. It gives me a good look at the country’s needs and I get to meet the kids = bonus! So as …

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Why I Give

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Since I’ve started my Erin Goes Global trek — about 14 months now – I’ve made 44 grants from the GoErinGo! Fund. Of these 44 donations, there is only one I don’t feel good about. A combination of factors made …

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