What a fun morning on a beautiful sunny day in San Diego County visiting with Craig Williams, a teacher at Sunset High School, a continuation school designed to give extensive help to students in need of flexibility and individualized attention. Craig received a grant from the Pollination Project back [...]
About Margarita Cramer, Guest BloggerMargarita Cramer is a software sales professional who enjoys being of service to others. She knows that for her, a reason for being is to create universal accomplishments to benefit everyone. She is grateful the TPP family is part of her life and that their foundation is based on compassion.
Are you amazed when someone actually does something to help others? I mean, how many times do you wish you could help the world but you go back to your routine and forget about it? Steve Barr lost several people he knew to cancer, watching as they struggled, and wished [...]
I recently sat “virtually” with Stephanie Klempner, co-founder of The Pollination Project (TPP). The first thing I notice about her is her cheerful smile that is just simply contagious. Rarely you meet someone who smiles with her eyes and her lips and she was able to hold that for more than [...]
This is the end of my interview with Adriana Bueno, Founder of Habitat Sur, in the Colombia Amazon. She tells us what is ahead, what's working / not working and how we can help. In Part 1 and Part 2 she shared how this colorful “mobile” children’s bookstore/library on wheels [...]
In Part 1 of this interview with Adriana Bueno, Founder of Habitat Sur, in the Colombia Amazon, she shared how the Bibliovan was born and what she had to overcome to be where she is. Here, she shares what breaks her heart (like tree cutting in the Amazon Rainforest), how [...]
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Adriana Bueno, the young founder of “Fundación Hábitat Sur” in the Colombia Amazon Rainforest. Her foundation is the recipient of two grants from The Pollination Project for her BiblioVan endeavor. She shared with us, among many things, how arts and culture is transforming [...]
Jacqueline is the founder of 365give, an innovative educational program that teaches elementary school students to do one thing every day to give back to the world. When Jacqueline became a parent, something wonderful happened that continues to be a daily inspiration. Read on to learn how the program started [...]
A Profile of Pollination Project Program Associate, Jamila Banks Are you curious to know about the people who work at The Pollination Project? Do you wonder how they got there, what they do, what inspires them? If you are like me, you probably answered yes! Jamila Banks is a daily [...]
Did you ever wonder what pushes people to start a non-profit whose primary purpose is to help others? I am in awe of the change makers like our grantees at TPP. I wonder who and what gives them the strength to get started, the energy to keep going, what inspires them, what scares them. I spoke recently with Jenny Lowrey, founder of From the Ground Up, a young non-profit organization in Chico, CA, that is about growing and sharing healthy food as well as educating about it.