CFF News Archives

How a “Giving Circle” Can Transform You Into a “Philanthroactivist”

March 01 2018 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} Philanthropy comes in many shapes and sizes. In other words, there’s no one-size-fits all approach to giving — and that’s a good thing! It means that each and every one of us can support the causes we hold close to our hearts in the ways that are the most meaningful...

5 Ways to go from being a donor to a philanthropist in 2018

January 02 2018 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} This editorial column was published in the January 2018 edition of The Park Press. You’ve always been a generous person. You’ve “paid it forward” at the tollbooth. You’ve donated to Toys for Tots and served soup to the homeless. You’ve even made cash donations to charities from time to time....

End the Year by Helping Others

December 01 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} This editorial was featured in the December 2017 issue of The Park Press. Many of us became “accidental givers” in 2017, as we reacted to the tragedies and crises that roiled our hometown, as well as the world. This year presented us with many opportunities to be generous with our...

Take the First Step

November 01 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} This editorial piece was featured in the November 2017 issue of The Park Press. Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The mass shooting in Las Vegas. The wildfires in California. Never has there seemed to be so much need here in Central Florida and elsewhere. It can feel overwhelming. Now, as we...

How "Giving Back" Gets Down to Business

July 13 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} This editorial was featured in the July 2017 issue of The Park Press. Ever since smart phones entered our lives just over ten years ago, the world as we knew it began to change. The phenomena of social media had begun a few years prior with the launch of Facebook,...

Our Central Florida Homeless Issue - What Should You Do?

April 06 2017 • Meghan Warrick

{image:url:title} In our last post about homelessness, we discussed a housing-first approach that our community has adopted to end homelessness in Central Florida. This month, Meghan Warrick, our executive vice president and chief financial officer is sharing a more personal perspective on homelessness and how as individuals we can help… Often...

Our Central Florida Homeless Issue
How Can You Help with a New Solution?

March 07 2017 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} This editorial was featured in the March 2017 issue of The Park Press. Central Florida is one of the most popular destinations in the world. We have beautiful weather, pristine beaches, welcoming communities, unique local businesses, sports venues, cultural attractions, endless entertainment and so much more. However, in the midst...

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