Effective Giving

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Fitness Connects and Gives in Scotland

If more small businesses gave just a little, it would make such a huge difference.” That’s Helen Maclennan speaking, with a lovely Scottish lilt...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

When giving goats actually builds hospitals

If you’re a regular reader of these blogs and stories, you know we love goats — specifically giving goats (and infra-structure for them) in a community named Odede in Kenya.

Ode...

Thursday, February 28, 2013 / Paul Dunn

Diving Deep to Give More

A young woman from America who went on an excursion with Dive Jervis Bay in Australia recently came back to the dive shop and commented...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

Real Estate Giving a New Perspective

John and Ann Cunningham opened their company, the aptly named Cunninghams Property in Sydney, Australia ba...

Thursday, February 07, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

To Live and Give in L.A.

Looking back on it, it was almost a natural progression. Beginning with the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, Los Angeles accounting firm Vicenti, Lloyd & St...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

An Irish Eye for Giving

Paul Davis has helped hundreds of business owners and service professionals reach extraordinary levels of success in Ireland. As the owner of Da...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

Exercising and Giving - A Great Mix

It was late in 2012 that Mark Wildi first became involved with B1G1 in England. “I heard about B1G1 by chance,” he told us. “I’d...

Friday, January 04, 2013 / Ted Schellenberg

It's Only Human Nature

Lewis Ballard Accountants was the first B1G1 business partner in Wales. “As a company, we have always done our best...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 / Ted Schellenberg

Lifting more than you think

If you ask Joe Caprara about the meaning of life, he’ll provide a straightforward answer: “Life is great and worth living,” he says, “Especially if you’re...

Friday, December 14, 2012 / Ted Schellenberg

Seeing the Value of Art, for those Who Cannot See

Since 1998, the Thavibu Gallery in Bangkok has been showing the best in contemporary art from Thailand, Vietnam, and Burma (...

Monday, December 10, 2012 / Ted Schellenberg