This just came in today … and it’s freaky. I’m trying to be more articulate, but I seem to revert to an 11 year old when I see a photo of myself.
A lot of what I do is try to get organizations and people (Austin Community Foundation) in print media and, on the flip side, put organizations and people in print media (GivingCity Austin). So it’s freaky to see a story about myself and ACF and GivingCity in print media. It’s another dimension. Worlds collide.
There are a million personal reasons why this story in the Chronicle of Philanthropy is so thrilling. But it also means this, I think: That stories in philanthropy have the power to move people.
As a marketing tool, stories can drive an action and help people understand an issue. As content, they can inspire people and stir emotions.
All together, curated into one little magazine every quarter, these stories paint a picture of a city with a great, big heart.