I never really thought much about my banking. I kept my money at a big, convenient bank (I’ll leave it unnamed, but let’s just say it rhymes with shmells shmargo) and didn’t really research my options. Why should I? There were ATM’s everywhere, the customer service department was always helpful, and they let me put a picture of my dog on my card. I was a happy banker. Continue reading “Banking to Benefit the Environment”
A great thing to do while overseas is to donate your time and energy to a worthwhile cause. Volunteering for a program you believe in is a beautiful addition to your trip, and you can feel good about giving back and supporting a local organization. One organization I found while researching a trip to Costa Rica was Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST). I arrived not entirely knowing what I had gotten myself into, and left a week later with a new set of friends, sharpened Spanish skills, and a deep love and appreciation for sea turtle conservation. Continue reading “Costa Rica // Sea Turtle Rescue”
We often hear, “It’s better to give than to receive,” but what if you could do both at the same time?
This holiday season, in the face of climate change, uncurbed pollution, and potentially disastrous environmental policy, you can give a donation and get a healthier planet!
We’ve compiled some of our favorite organizations across the spectrum of sustainability so you can pick what matters most to you and make a difference with a holiday donation. Continue reading “2016 Philanthropic Gift Guide”