January 22, 2016 11:53 amPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Goals for Giving
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of participating in an activity with my fellow CIDI experts in which... View Article
November 24, 2015 12:00 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Giving Just Because
“Just because you didn’t receive a tax write off, recognition from a local organization, or a thank you card doesn’t... View Article
November 12, 2015 10:54 amPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Introducing CIDI’s new Diaspora Outreach Specialist, Safiya Khalid!
Greetings from CIDI headquarters in Washington, DC!I am thrilled to be working with the creative, thoughtful team at CIDI, whose... View Article
October 24, 2015 6:59 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on 6 Ways You Can Make a Difference After a Disaster
When you read about or see video footage after a disaster do you feel overwhelmed? You know you feel compassion... View Article
September 21, 2015 3:19 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Don’t Wait – Communicate!
Are you prepared to help others in the most effective and efficient way possible? When disasters strike, many people’s first impulse is to collect food or clothing; it is not unusual for community and local groups to collect thousands of pounds of material – typically used clothing, canned food and bottled water – realizing only afterward that they do not know whether it’s actually needed, how they will transport it or who will distribute it.
December 18, 2014 1:01 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Smart Compassion makes its way into classroom at URI
Smart Compassion has recently been an important issue at the “Ocean State” of Rhode Island. At the University of Rhode... View Article
November 5, 2014 8:14 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Diaspora, Disasters & Donations
Join us as we host a panel discussion on: Diaspora: who are they, why do they matter, and how are... View Article
September 19, 2014 3:00 amPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Class Is In Session: Third Period
We’ve all heard of, or even volunteered for, popular non-profit organizations like United Way, Salvation Army, Goodwill, American National Red... View Article
September 5, 2014 4:58 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Class Is In Session: Second Period
Going back to school always gave me mixed emotions. Not every year, but at every stage of my education, I... View Article
August 29, 2014 8:03 pmPublished by Lauren ChatmanComments Off on Class Is In Session: First Period
Feeling sad that summer is coming to an end? That’s normal! Instead, think about all the memories you and friends... View Article