Writing For Good
Stories, thoughts, and tidbits from the fight to help change the worlds most important organizations for the better
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Here are ten ways to ask volunteers to contribute (and continue to contribute) to your organization
Amanda Luzzader - 12/6/2021

People agree to do volunteer work for their own individual reasons, but most are compassionate, caring people who want to make a difference in the world. You might think that those who volunteer to help your organization are already giving too much time or money, and you might hesitate to ask them for more help. This can prevent you from developing strong relationships with volunteers and donors…

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Pulse For Good can help health and human service organizations to receive and keep CARF accreditation
Amanda Luzzader - 11/29/2021

When I shop online, it's hard to know beforehand whether the product I'm considering is of high quality or totally shoddy. Yes, online retailers furnish product photographs, often from multiple angles. There are product descriptions, too, some of which are very detailed. And, of course, there are product reviews---sometimes thousands of them from people from all over the world. I sometimes read…

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How can providers of mental health care or other social services prevent paperwork from becoming a barrier to services?
Amanda Luzzader - 11/22/2021

Imagine a potential therapy client, Jessica, who has depression. Jessica works full-time and has two children. She has trouble sleeping and difficulty concentrating. Jessica feels sad and hopeless and has stopped doing things she enjoys. When Jessica finally works up the courage and strength to seek help from social services in her area, she is presented with stacks of paperwork. She must complete…

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Here's are five quotes that we cherish to help you on days that you might not fancy. We'll share each quotation and why we love the quote (and why you should love it too). 
Blake Kohler - 11/16/2021

Working with vulnerable groups isn't for the faint of heart. Running a startup isn't for the faint of heart. Maybe... life isn't for the faint of heart? Everyone needs something to lean on when times get confusing, troubled, or downright awful. Here's are five quotes that we cherish to help you on days that you might not fancy. We'll share each quotation and why we love the quote (and why you…

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To tackle the worlds most complex problems, we need to make sure there are anonymous seats at the table for the most vulnerable
Blake Kohler - 11/9/2021

This article was originally published on Linkedin! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/anonymous-seat-table-blake-kohler/?trackingId=UtSN6WNI6y%2FKZSMlTdNzfA%3D%3D I updated my phone to the newest software release a few weeks ago and got a prompt letting me know that it would actively help me keep my identity private when browsing the web. It even offered to create one-off emails to use when creating…

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Make it easy to give from their phone
Blake Kohler - 11/2/2021

In an increasingly competitive landscape, nonprofits are always looking to gather donations more effectively. While there are many different gimmicks that nonprofits often attempt to use, one of the most overlooked ways to collecting donations is using your website more effectively. You might argue that you already use your website effectively, and in fact, websites are one of the most effective…

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