Take your Daughter to Work

Working from home. Schooling from home. Everything has gone home. So how exactly do you celebrate Take Your Daughter to Work Day on April 23? Most of us have seen the hilarious videos of the important business meetings with the kids running around in the background. That is not exactly taking your daughter to work. …

How do we Keep our Donors?

Donor Retention. Even the name of this topic sends chills down my spine. Donor retention is a constant battle. The segmentation, the plan, the “how do we keep our donors?” questions that occur when talking about donor retention. The stats that a good database can spit out telling you the percentage of donors retained over …

Q and A with Jaime Cobb, VP of Dementia and Caregiver Education, James L. West

PBx: How long have you worked for the organization?JC: 8 years PBx: Why do you believe in the work of this organization?JC: We truly do provide the best care and are always learning. We are always applying our core values of passion, integrity, excellence, respect, and support. We are always trying help everyone affected by …

October Nonprofit of the Month: James L. West Center for Dementia Care

Many of us today have been touched by a family member or friend who has suffered from dementia or Alzheimer’s. In 1993, a group of Fort Worth residents understood the need for a center to care for those individuals whose specific needs change daily, and they created James L. West Center for Dementia Care. James …

Giving Days Should be Every Day

North Texas Giving Day was last week. This event has skyrocketed over the years as people give to organizations all in the name of competition. But why focus on just one day? Shouldn’t we consider a gift to our favorite organizations when our heart (and wallet) says it is time to give? Don’t get me …

Guest Post: The Hidden

by Carol Klocek, CEO, Center for Transforming Lives In late February, I had an opportunity to speak about family homelessness at a forum designed to address the growing reality in our community and in our country.  On the panel with me was a courageous young mother who told her story of waiting to get into …

Guest Post: Fort Worth Metro

by Ruth Calzada, Executive Director, Fort Worth Metro People ask me often “why do you do what you do?”  My short answer is always “I can’t imagine doing anything else.”  But allow me to share my long answer with you. I was 12 years old in the summer between my 7/8 grade school year. I …