Giving Back & Moving Forward
I have been involved in charitable work for most of my adult life. Most recently serving as the President of Arizona Helping Hands, a charity which grew under my leadership to become the largest provider of basic needs to Arizona’s children in foster care.
My experiences have led me to meet individuals and organizations that truly make a difference in our world. I love to share stories and have chosen this blog to share information and hopefully inspire others about the importance of Giving Back.
At the end of the day, it is the most important way we can keep Moving Forward!
Every year approximately 800 Navajo children spread across the 27,413 square miles of the reservation become the responsibility of the Navajo Nation Division of Social Services.
Every Arizona taxpayer can make donations to qualifying charities and take a dollar-for-dollar credit against their 2021 income tax liability.
It’s a story I’ve written many times over my career as the CEO of a foster care support organization. Relatives, most often grandparents, in a moment find themselves appointed as the responsible caregiver for multiple little ones. As a grandparent myself, I know...
Having just come through the holiday season and added new clothing, toys, electronics and more to our personal inventory, it’s now time to think about cleaning out the closets! Will you ever wear all of those golf shirts that take up space in the closet? Do you...
Advocating and being the spokesperson for a voiceless child is an enormous responsibility.
My tenure as a nonprofit leader was demanding and stressful. Life at the top of an organization can be lonely. Oftentimes there is no one to commiserate or celebrate with who understands the complexity of the role and who can directly relate to its demanding nature.
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I’m always interested in meeting new friends who are Giving Back, or want to discuss how to become involved!