Three weeks after coming back from my first Global Village build in Costa Rica, I have been thinking about short-term mission. It is such a blessing to meet diverse people while absorbing a different culture and learning about a community’s needs. Making a short-term mission successful is tricky. Youth World is an organization based in Quito, [...]
We have had a few questions on Open Carry and resources available for ReStores and Affiliates. Texas C-Bar has developed this resource for nonprofits, including signage. Download C-Bar Open Carry here. The Texas Retailers Association is also providing information and free, downloadable signs. Click here. This site has information on concealed weapons and open carry, but [...]
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The Texas Bootstrap Loan Program is a significant program for many Habitat affiliates across Texas. They are proposing some new rule changes. If you use Bootstrap, you need to review these changes and see if they impact your work. If they do, then let us know, but, most importantly, let TDHCA know. I've highlighted a few [...]
Check this out! OneStarFoundation's 2015 Governor's Volunteer Awards. Nominate your favorite group, individual or organization. It's a great way to recognize the people in your life who go above and beyond! http://onestarfoundation.org/2015-governors-volunteer-awards/
Want to beef up morale at your affiliate? A great way to beef up morale at your affiliate is to nominate staff, volunteers, donors, business supporters and your entire affiliate for an award! It's free...you get lots of brownie points even if the nominee is not selected. So get those nominations in today! I want to [...]