learning to give

Atlanta's Inaugural Death Cafe

As usual, I was listening to NPR on the way home.  I heard about the Death Cafe concept started in England in late 2011 by Jon  Underwood.  The purpose of a Death Cafe is to foster a safe, respectful, confidential, casual forum for discussion of death and how our thoughts and questions about death impact the way…

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Derrick's Story: To Write Love on Her Arms

Throughout the year, my employer, IDI, hosts “Caring Days” to raise money for nonprofits championed by IDI employees.  Kate’s Club enjoyed a 2011 IDI Caring Day.  Most recently the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) was spotlighted by my coworker Derrick.  Derrick shared his TWLOHA connection and involvement with IDI and generously agreed to allow…

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The Heart to Make a Difference

Chris is an 11 year old Kate’s Club member.  His mom died in February of 2010, and he joined KC in June of 2010.  Chris went to the Georgia Aquarium with our Kate’s Club Outing on Saturday.  Chris clearly knows his marine biology and ocean ecology.  He knows about beluga whales and whale sharks and…

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