Program helps families become financially savvy

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Ten years ago, Terri Ottinger was laid off, raising two elementary-aged daughters alone and trying to save the family home from foreclosure. Ottinger and the girls’ father had split, and more than anything, she wanted to keep the house they had owned together to give her children a stable […]

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Former leaders reflect on change, progress

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors | Nonprofit careers can start in a variety of ways. — Willis Bright initially was a social worker, which developed his listening skills. — Ellen Annala worked for multiple nonprofits, which helped shape her understanding of community. — Jim McClelland was trained as an engineer but made the transition […]

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