Saluting the Small Businesses That Support Local Charities

For the past few years, I’ve had the honor and pleasure of chairing a benefit auction for Doorways for Women and Families, a non-​​​​profit that helps women and children who are homeless and/​​or victims of domestic violence in the Northern VA area.  This year, despite the recession, the silent auction was the best ever, featuring […]

Another Way to Give This Holiday Season

This holiday season, we are encouraged to “give our time, not gifts.”  I applauded the sentiment but then wondered just what it means to give time.  Here are some ways I have found: Give List lists ways to support communities and causes this holiday season (and year-​​​​round for that matter) that don’t necessarily require writing a […]