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Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she used to constantly shift roles between work and home life. Another young mom told her she designated certain days to her …

Brandi O’Reilly, executive director of Dynamic Strides, says one of their biggest challenges is funding patient’s therapy sessions when Medicaid and insurance reach their annual caps. “Every …

“I would just say, the miracle here, the secret sauce is how the right person has come at the right time and who has expertise,” says Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope. Donaldson says you …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, picked her friend Christen Jeschke to help form the group. Spilde says Jeschke's writing talent and ability to ask relevant questions have been essential to …

Jamie Jacobsen, owner of Fazoli’s, says small businesses are a lot like families. Their employees and customers are part of the community, so it’s important for them to help out local not for …

John Lopez, military veteran and founder/director of K9s for Camo, used to have a fear of dogs. After one of his sergeants talked about confronting fears, Lopez decided he would conquer his when he …

Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says one of the difficult things about running a nonprofit is tailoring services to the individuals being served. Transportation and …

Christina Ford, President and Founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she’s faced many difficulties in starting The Rebound Foundation. Securing donations and meeting clients’ individual needs …

Tom Faulkner, director of Crosslines, says it’s critical for businesses to utilize services from local nonprofits to help impoverished workers. Faulkner says by partnering with a nonprofit to teach …

Brandi O’Reilly, executive director of Dynamic Strides, says since this is her first business venture, she leans on a lot of people for help with event planning and fundraising. “Our nonprofit …

“More people in your community want to give to you than you realize. Sometimes they just don’t know how to give,” says Michael Buttacy, Executive Director of Ozarks Teen Challenge. Buttacy says …

“I don’t feel like I go to work. I legitimately look forward to going to work every day, can’t wait to get in my car and get there and start working with the guys,” Michael Buttacy, Executive …

“We have to be very creative — it’s not as simple as just saying, ‘Hey, we need money and would you like to give us some?’ It becomes very specific and helping an individual or a business …

Michael Buttacy, Executive Director of Ozarks Teen Challenge says they have turned away funding because the potential partner wanted them to change their policies and procedures. “We’ve actually …

Success can result in your business or nonprofit growing faster than anticipated, creating new problems to solve. “We had great growth and the growing pains were really difficult,” says Amy …

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