My friend, Jim Borden has opened my eyes to a charity that can benefit local schools in your area in the United States. I will be donating to one of our schools not far from my home. My kids are grown & my grandkids live in the Tampa area and I could give to a teacher there if I choose. Really cool program! Check it out! Thanks Jim for the information. 🙂
Then you’ve come to the right place.
I first wrote about the wonderful non-profit organization, DonorsChoose, over five years ago. In fact, it is one of the posts that were part of my initial foray into blogging through a 30-day challenge.
Here is a bit of an excerpt from that post:
Imagine making a donation to a cause that you really believe in, one that you believe will make a difference. Then imagine getting personalized hand-drawn thank you notes like the one above, telling you how awesome you are.
Well, that pretty much describes how the online charity DonorsChoose works. Its mission is to “engage the public in public schools by giving people a simple, accountable, and personal way to address educational inequity. We envision a nation where children in every community have the tools and experiences needed for an excellent education.”
This is accomplished by allowing public school teachers…
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