Posts by Dave Maffitt

Mother Earth by Nina Nath

Mother Earth by Nina Nath

Why do we call Earth “Mother Earth”? Because it provides us with all the resources for our survive, keep populating...

Volunteering to Address Home Care & Equipment Needs for Seniors & the Disabled – by Nina Nath

Volunteering to Address Home Care & Equipment Needs for Seniors & the Disabled – by Nina Nath

“Abled does not mean Enabled. Disabled does not mean less Abled.” – Khang Kijarro Nguyen Disability has many faces, colors,...

Disabilities and Abilities – by Nina Nath

What are Disabilities and Abilities? Disability is a term used as an umbrella for impairments, diseases, limitations, challenges that able-bodied...

Inclusion or Segregation of People with Disabilities and Seniors

Source: Golf Australia We strongly encourage the Global Community to participate in promoting awareness and inclusion of people with disabilities,...

Volunteerism for All

Volunteerism for All

“Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing...

The Volunteer’s Dilemma

The Volunteer’s Dilemma

There are likely many, many reasons why relatively few people volunteer in our community, or at least far fewer than...

What Will You Do This GivingTuesday?

What Will You Do This GivingTuesday?

This year’s GivingTuesday is a little over a week away and if you haven’t yet thought about what you are...

“Are your children born leaders?”

“Are your children born leaders?”

Are your children born leaders? There is little doubt that many are born with personality traits, natural talent and abilities...

Are Volunteer Centers a Dying Breed?

Are Volunteer Centers a Dying Breed?

During my brief 3+ years of involvement with Volunteer Airdrie, one of the most thought-provoking and challenging questions I have...

Giving Thanks for Community Initiatives Program Grant

Giving Thanks for Community Initiatives Program Grant

Last week we received an email from the kind folks at Alberta Culture and Tourism confirming the completion of the...