Virtual Volunteering

  Guest Blogger: Sharon Gorman Making a Difference Foundation Vice President No one expected the coronavirus pandemic to keep us at home for as long as it has, and with all that extra time indoors, it’s easy to feel a little aimless. But, there are online volunteer opportunities to consider…

Where Do My Donation Dollars Go?

Guest Blogger: Ronnie Williams Making a Difference Foundation Treasurer It’s payday and you’ve got money in your pocket. You’ve got bills to pay and have been eyeing some new shoes, but you also want to give back and support those in need. So you decide to make a donation to…

The Importance of Giving Back

Guest Blogger: Brittney Devey Making a Difference Foundation Board Member Hey everyone! I want you to think about the word “Community” for a second and what it means to you. Your community can be so many different things! Your community can be as small as your immediate family or friend…

Why Should I Give Back (by going a Medical Mission)?

Guest Blogger: Eddie Christensen Making a Difference Foundation Board Member   Why Should I Give Back (by going a Medical Mission)? India, Kenya, Haiti, Paraguay, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Panama all sound like fun and exotic places – and they most certainly are.  But think deeper.  How many people have you…

Disaster Relief Medical Missions

The Making a Difference Foundation is committed to helping you find a way to give back that fits your passion and experience. There are so many different types of medical missions available, and each one is different based the nonprofit partner you choose, the country you visit, and the type…

Local Grant Story: Rebuilding Together Broward

Guest Blogger: Don England, Weatherby I serve on the board of directors for Rebuilding Together Broward County and take part in the [Re]Builds in communities throughout the year. Rebuilding Together Broward County works to bring volunteers and communities together to improve the lives of low-income homeowners and neighborhoods in need….

Local Grant Story: Big Dog Ranch Rescue

Guest Blogger: Becky Carter, Weatherby Eleven years ago, I received a message from a good friend of mine, who happens to be a Veterinary Technician, that he was delivering a litter of puppies to a recently rescued momma dog who had just been taken in by Big Dog Ranch Rescue….

Local Grant Story: Blessings in a Backpack

Guest Blogger: Chris Madsen, CompHealth Blessings in a Backpack is a nonprofit organization that was formed to ensure that elementary aged children do not go hungry over the weekend. Many students in impoverished areas rely on their school for breakfast and lunch. And, in some cases, those may be the…