Posts Tagged ‘volunteering’ (20)

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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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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No Butts in our Bay!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Coastal Clean Up

Last Saturday was the 30th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day—the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up our oceans and waterways.

Think I’d let a golden opportunity like this pass me by? No way!

Think Global

Globally the day yielded …

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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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Happiness is Volunteering

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Erin Volunteering QuoteWhen I’m on the road sharing my life as an adventure philanthropist, it’s the travel stories that get people to sit up and take notice. My personal motivation to go out and explore the world however is the philanthropic side …

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Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

FP Erin Book Launch

I am thrilled to announce that my book Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad is published!

Want to order your copy? Here’s how:


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Helping on the Home Front

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Photo Upwardly GlobalI have an expansive view of philanthropy, which incorporates all the giving we’re doing right in our own homes and communities, as well as the volunteering we do with outside charitable organizations.

Now that I’m back with my family in …

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Video Q&A: Volunteering Overseas

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Little Angel in Classroom

This month, our video Q&A features questions from three readers which I’ve never met in person, but who took the time to write in with questions – too cool!

Two of these questions are about finding volunteers opportunities overseas and …

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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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