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YMCA EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FUND AND DBD GROUP TEAM UP FOR GOOD

Posted by DBD Team

YMCA Emergency Assistance Fund and DBD Group Team Up to Provide Support to YMCA Staff and Retirees in Their Time of Need

On April 8, 2022, at the national NAYDO Conference, the YMCA Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) and DBD Group announced their partnership to strengthen the EAF’s fundraising efforts to continue to meet the need for crisis assistance. EAF provides financial support to Y professionals and retirees in their hour of need. This is especially significant because the EAF board has recently decided to remove YPN (YMCA Professional Network) membership as an eligibility requirement for an EAF award.

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Topics: Ymca, Teamwork, partnership, News

THE SMARTEST PEOPLE I KNOW

Posted by Danny Maier
“The smartest people know what they don’t know.”

I had that drilled into me some three decades ago by a mentor. He practiced this every day, listening carefully to others’ views, thoughts and opinions. He surrounded himself with people who “are smarter than me…at least in one area.”

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Topics: Asking For Help, Smart, Teamwork

BITE-SIZED PIECES

Posted by Lora Dow

Are you a to-do list person? Maybe you subscribe to the GTD method or prefer old-fashioned pen and paper lists. Whatever the case, you’ve probably come to realize that getting a group of people (fundraising volunteers, for example) rallied around a to-do list is a much trickier exercise than tackling your own list of projects.

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Topics: Volunteer Management, Board Leadership, Teamwork

IS YOUR BOARD A TEAM?

Posted by Peggy Vinson

“My board members don’t know each other.”

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Topics: Leadership, Board Development, Teamwork

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