Lynn Bohart

Ways to help our seniors better identify and battle depression | FOR GOOD, FOR EVER

More than 6.5 million older adults suffer from depression according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). And the reasons can be as varied as the individual themselves.

 

Ways to help our seniors better identify and battle depression | FOR GOOD, FOR EVER

More than 6.5 million older adults suffer from depression according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). And the reasons can be as varied as the individual themselves.

 

To water or not to water? | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

You can allow your lawn to 'go golden' or you can follow these water tips:

 

To water or not to water? | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

You can allow your lawn to 'go golden' or you can follow these water tips:

Next generation of donors are there, but do things differently | LYNN BOHART

Gen X and Millennials wield more power than past generations due to massive amount of wealth being passed on to them, but they're more strategic in their philanthropy.

Next generation of donors are there, but do things differently | LYNN BOHART

Gen X and Millennials wield more power than past generations due to massive amount of wealth being passed on to them, but they're more strategic in their philanthropy.

Provider of clothes for homeless seeking new home for itself | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank served around 2,600 unduplicated people in 2015.

Provider of clothes for homeless seeking new home for itself | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank served around 2,600 unduplicated people in 2015.

A perfect present for those who have everything: a gift to charity | Lynn Bohart

Lynn Bohart explains how donating to charity can be creative, meaningful and a gift in and of itself.

When it comes to volunteering, think of yourself as a resource | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"Each of us is a potential resource, and our nonprofits need us."

Make your dash count: give back | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"We must approach each day with consciousness, with gratitude, and with a sense of expectation for what the next moment, the next hour or the next day will bring. Just like when we were children."

Let’s work together to stop bullying | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"October is not only the month to celebrate ghouls and goblins on Halloween, it’s the month to acknowledge one of the most pervasive and negative social behaviors among children – the act of bullying."

An educated workforce means a healthy economy | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

Poverty and homelessness can have a devastating impact on children and their ability to learn. Low-income or impoverished children suffer increased health, developmental and behavioral issues.

Along with everday help, homeless need compassion too | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"While the homeless need clean clothes, food, and housing, let us remember – the meal filled this homeless man’s stomach, but it was treating him with kindness, dignity and compassion that fed his soul."

Numbers don’t tell the nonprofit story, but changed lives do | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

The nonprofits that serve Renton are far too many to name here, as is the power of the services they provide. Suffice it to say, that measuring their impact by the numbers does little to tell their story.

Plenty of ways to volunteer in Renton | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

There are probably as many different ways an individual can volunteer as there are individual skills and interests.

Let’s start a movement to change how we talk about poverty | FOR GOOD, FOR EVER

Memes like ‘makers vs the takers’ and being poor is ‘easy’ are degrading and demoralizing. And they prevent more people from getting involved in solving the problem.

Honoring those who ask ‘What can I do to help?’ | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"If we bestow honor on those who stand tall amongst us, might we inspire others to join their ranks and give back more often? The Renton Community Foundation believes that to be so."

A chance to recognize the ‘good deed doers’ | FOR GOOD, FOR EVER

If you know of someone who stands up, stands out, and stands tall within the philanthropic community, we hope you will take a few moments to nominate them.

Where are you on the Good-Deed-O-Meter this fall? | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

"For some of us, philanthropy is a family tradition. For others, it is an obligation. And yet for a very few, it is an inborn need to give back to their community. It exists somewhere in their DNA."