Posts Tagged ‘giving’ (13)

Philanthropy on a Budget

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Food Bank JulyNow that I’m back working in the States, I’m in re-build mode—re-building my savings and my business after years of traveling abroad.

I’m trying to balance this need to be responsible (and therefore ensure an independent future for myself) with …

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2013 GoErinGo! Fund Giving

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Girls in the Sse Sse Islands, photo by GoErinGoThe goal in establishing the GoErinGo! Fund was to make a charitable gift to organizations and communities I met during my two-year around-the-world journey.

Now almost 3 years to the day, I’ve met my objective – donating more than $36,000 …

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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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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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Planting PEARLS

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Child in Manila © GoErinGoCongratulations  to Project PEARLS! We raised $745 and can feed nearly 4,500 children with hot nutritious meals for 15 days. Thank you for participating!

The nonprofit organization Project PEARLS was brought to my attention by my Facebook friend Rick. …

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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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Lucy’s Fund

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

My good friend Jill started Lucy’s Fund in honor of her friend Lucy, who lived in Kenya. Unfortunately, Lucy died before achieving her greatest wish: to send her 4 children to school.

Jill met Lucy while visiting Kenya for the …

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