Bonny Watkins

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Eight Fundamental Concepts for Successful Non-Profit Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are a staple part of non-profit development programs worldwide. Your goal as a fundraiser is to make sure that you are maximizing …

Charity Proves That Direct Mail Message Testing Pays Off

How can a non-profit charity afford to send a direct mail letter promising donors that if they give once, they’ll never be asked for money again?This …

Direct Marketing

Is Donor-Driven Charity Dying? Finding New Nonprofit Models Before It's Too Late

With another successful #GivingTuesday behind us, the holiday fundraising season is officially here. And as the nation's 1.5 million non-profits launch their end-of-year campaigns, there's reason to celebrate. Recently published figures show that 2014 giving was up 5.1% (inflation adjusted) and is …

These 10 destinations are perfect for winter in the Pacific Northwest

In the wintertime, many Pacific Northwesterners live by the credo: "If it's raining here, it's snowing in the mountains." This perspective-flipping …

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Hiking

Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking

The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

The local paper was breathless with excitement: “Rihanna, sirena sexy, a Ponza!” it shrieked. And me too! I was in Ponza as well! Though 24 hours ago I hadn’t even known the place existed. (Mind you, I am pretty shaky on the exact status of Rihanna.)<p>The Pontine islands are a dragon-backed …

The Best Times to Visit Australia for Perfect Weather and Cheap Flights

Whether you’re seeking sun or avoiding sharks, follow this guide to plan a dream trip to the land down under.<p>Australia is one of the world’s biggest …

Over 450 useful things from Recomendo

There is so much more cool stuff in the world besides cool tools. Every week Mark, Claudia and I (the team behind the Cool Tools website) encounter …

This Creamy Cauliflower Soup Is Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Now that the weather has significantly chilled and it's dark before you even leave work, you're probably craving comfort food when you get home — …

Food

Lentil Cottage Pie... gluten-free, vegan, feel-good comfort food

Lentil Cottage Pie... gluten-free, vegan, feel-good comfort food<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>45 mins<p>A delicious lentil, vegan cottage pie, with a mashed …

British Cuisine