Archive for ‘Philanthropy’

April 1, 2012

Kitchen Supplies Resale Shop

An acquaintance mentioned this idea some time ago, but I was thinking about it again.  It would be really nice to have a shop that is all about kitchen items, mainly plates, utensils, silverware, serving items, cooking wares and tools and items like small appliances like toasters, Vitamix blenders, mixers, etc.   Fads and diets change – so should your kitchen items.  Why store things for a few years waiting for the items to come back into favor when you could trade it in for something you will use. 

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March 14, 2012

Fund a Cause

Usually I get these cool ideas… but they’ve already been thought of, kind of like this one.   This morning I was listening to these large charities (like make-a-wish foundation) collecting money by calling in during their phone-a-thon.  I was wondering how small causes can find people to donate to them. 

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January 12, 2010

Goodwill should upgrade

While the Goodwill stores offer a great service to both those parting with their items and those looking for good deals on previously owed items, I feel you can be doing so much more with their stores. They can offer more career opportunities while bringing the stores into the New Century. With the advent of the Internet and such services like eBay, Yahoo Shopping, Craigslist, and Google Shopping they are missing out on some great opportunities to not only sell more stuff, but also train volunteers, those needing employment, or employees skills needed for the times.

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January 2, 2010

Creating the Shower Diary

Some time in 2009 I thought it might be a good idea to write down some of my ideas – albeit sometimes crazy ideas – and random thoughts – normally sparked by a hot shower, early in the morning – in a journal. 

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