Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about foundations, nonprofits and their impact

As a girl growing up in Reno, Nevada, Sue Desmond wasn’t satisfied with an A. “I wanted an A-plus,” she says. She also wanted to make a contribution. Watching her father, a drugstore owner, display kindness towards customers left a strong impression. As a young doctor, she and her husband, Nicholas Hellmann, moved to Uganda …

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Some nonprofits do great work, and others don’t. Wouldn’t be it be nice to know which is which? That’s the topic of a conversation I’ll be moderating a¬†week from today, on Tuesday, September 29, at 6:30 pm., at Busboys and Poets at 1025 5th St (and K), in Washington. It’s sponsored by the DC chapter …

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