Celebrating Volunteers As A For-Profit Business Volunteer Appreciation Week takes place each year celebrating volunteers. This year, Volunteer Appreciation Week takes place April 18 - 24. Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs), who rely heavily on the goodwill of volunteers, use this week of recognition to celebrate those who dedicate their time and energy to help [...]
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Partnering With Nonprofits When local businesses and nonprofits partner, each has the potential to reap plenty of benefits. The business can see a boost in sales be recognized in the community while the nonprofit can build greater awareness of its cause and potentially expand its donor base. These partnerships are a win-win situation. [...]
Discover The Healing Power of Pets for Our Seniors Many seniors have pets and for good reason. Health experts agree that pets can help keep seniors healthy. The benefits are manyfold from experiencing real companionship, getting exercise, creating a daily routine as well as releasing everyday tension. Plus add the benefits of meeting [...]
Struggling To Keep Your New Year's Resolutions Starting a new year tends to inspire people to seek personal improvement and make significant changes that can lead to greater fulfillment. These improvements/changes are usually committed to in the form of New Year resolutions. Resolutions often aim to help others, make a difference, and become [...]
Helping Seniors Battle Holiday Loneliness For most people, the holidays are joyous occasions in which they enjoy a home-cooked meal, receive and give gifts, and share time with the people they love. For many, it provides a welcome pause from work and stress and allows them to truly bond with their loved ones. [...]
What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Created in the U.S. in 2012, Giving Tuesday is now a global movement that promotes generosity among individuals and organizations. The movement centers around the act of [...]
5 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Non Profit Every year, thousands of Americans donate to nonprofits for multiple reasons, including wanting to give back, supporting causes they believe in, and the tax benefits that come from donating. The problem is, it’s not always easy to know which nonprofit to donate to or [...]
Now Is The Perfect Time To Donate As the year draws to an end, businesses and individuals look to close out the year behind them and cast their vision to the new year ahead. For businesses, they tend to reflect on accomplishments and activities, like reaching goals or milestones. For others, however, it [...]
COVID-19 and What It Means To Older Adults Last week the COVID-19 virus became a pandemic, then on Friday, The President announced we are in the midst of a National Emergency. Before COVID-19 was listed as a pandemic or put us into a National Emergency, we did not think too much about the [...]
Social Wellness Month & What It Means For Seniors! July is coming to an end. But before we close this month out, we want to chat about a topic that doesn’t get enough attention, social wellness. July is Social Wellness Month and at Kane Senior Council, our mission is provide seniors the healthiest [...]