Tag Archives: Thanks

Busy but Thankful

by Jane Rose, Volunteer Coordinator “It’s my turn to blog?  But I’m too busy…oh wait…there’s my theme!”  That was my train of thought when I started this. This time of year is so busy for everyone, including all of us … Continue reading

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Appreciation comes in all sorts of ways

by Jane Rose Last week was Volunteer Appreciation Week and we tried to convey to our volunteers and interns how much we value what we do.  We gave them a gift, told them how much we value their service…and we … Continue reading

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It Takes a Woman

by Jane Rose There’s a song in the musical “Hello, Dolly” that goes, “It takes a woman all powdered and pink To joyously clean out the drain in the sink…” It’s a song appropriate for an era when men expected … Continue reading

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FedEx Cares!

by Jane Rose In October, we were paid a visit by a terrific team from our Austin FedEx offices.  As part of a competition they were involved in, they generously had put together a very large donation of items from … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

by Jane Rose I find myself saying “thank you” so many times during a day that I really don’t think about it that much.  “Thank you” when a server brings me water; ”thank you” when someone holds a door open; … Continue reading

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One Week of Appreciation Isn’t Enough

by Jane Rose Update: Thanks to Giving City Austin for sharing this post in their own blog post: “Love, Jane Rose.” This is the one week during the year set aside as “Volunteer Appreciation Week.”  But we appreciate our volunteers … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

by Jane Rose I don’t make New Year’s resolutions.  I found it too frustrating when I couldn’t keep them for more than a few minutes, it seemed.  So instead I try to

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