Tag: Donate

A change of pace……for all

https://www.ispeech.orgSummer brings with it a change of pace for many.  For some it's a time of respite from the normal routine which allows more time to dedicate to recreation, travelling, festivals, family, etc.  When you struggle to find food each day, fun as we know it, is way down...

No One to Notify

iSpeech.orgThe air was filled with excitement, as those guests who signed up for Beach Day confirmed the details. "What time should I be here?", "How many are going?" "What time does the bus leave?" "What are we having for lunch? were common questions. Anxiety leaked through for a few...

Cash or stuff?

Text to SpeechLately I've watched some pretty pointed and even rude videos telling people to quit giving cans of food and socks to food banks -the message is clearly, "JUST GIVE CASH!" Small non-profits like the Oak Table generally receive 2 or 3 types of donations. 1) General donations,...

A Compelling Advocate

iSpeech.orgWesley was our guest speaker at Friday's Fall Luncheon Fundraiser. His speech was poignant, honest and compelling. It was not easy for him to get up in front of a large group and speak from the heart, but he did an admirable job. Wesley suffers from claustrophobia and panic...

Seasonal change

portuguese text to speechOne can always tell when seasons are beginning to change in a small non-profit. Fall has a different rhythm to it. Summer staff along with volunteers who are teachers or students, head back to school. Cottagers reluctantly move back from their summer respite, and snowbirds begin...