Advice on volunteering – say “yes” to things you really love to do

Advice on volunteering – say “yes” to things you really love to do

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Events, marketing, Photography, Print, Probono Work

We’re all busy. And if you’re anything like me, you’re trying to juggle all the needs of your work AND family. It’s hard and on top of that, people are always asking for help! Over the years, I’ve taken on really big pro-bono projects, head the parent school boards, ran fundraising campaigns, chaired large community […]

Book for Auction raises $5000 for school

Book for Auction raises $5000 for school

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Print, Probono Work, Publishing

When my daughter transferred schools, I was asked if would consider a probono design project to design a memory book for the 8th grade class that would be sold to all auction. I accepted the challenge an also decide to take on the publishing aspect of the project to see if I could save some […]

Little Free Library – Art Auction Project

Little Free Library – Art Auction Project

Posted by on Nov 8, 2015 in Events, Fine Art, Probono Work | No Comments

I was lead co-ordinator for our auction art projects this year and the big night is next week. I also took on working on my daughter’s 7th grade project and chose to do a few Little Free Libraries. It’s a differnt kidn of art project for the kids and parents to buy, but I love […]

Jog.A.Thon Branding for Schools

Jog.A.Thon Branding for Schools

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

I love doing design for events – especially when it’s for my kids school! I decided we needed some splashy new graphics to get everyone excited about this fundraising event. And we have a parent sposnoring our event, who is giving away the grand prize of a Springfree Trampoline – for real!!!! We parents doing […]

Probono work – helping a highschool basketball team

Probono work – helping a highschool basketball team

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

My client I really enjoy working with asked me to help her on a highschool event project. When I found out it was a basketball team who needed help, I said yes! I played basketball for many years and always found it to be one of the most fun team sports. I was able to donate my […]

Memorable Photo Auction Piece

Memorable Photo Auction Piece

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Event, Fine Art, Photography, Probono Work | No Comments

I always enjoy working on the school art auction projects. With a daughter in 8th grade, some parents recruited me to help them with a photo idea where the bodies are in the shape of letters. I took the photos from birds-eye view, did some photoshop work and with the help of my wood-working husband, […]

Raising money for T1D, one shirt at a time….

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Event, Probono Work | No Comments

I’ve posted about the great work JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) does, in their race for a cure for Type One Diabetes. I do a lot of design work for their events and marketing, but had the honor of designing a shirt this spring for a dear friend of my daughters who has T1D.Several years […]

Auction Artwork – 5th and 7th grade

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Fine Art, Probono Work | No Comments

I’ve always said that I should have taught art. I just didn’t realize when I was in art school how much I liked kids. Too bad for me I missed that boat, but I have had the chance to teach art here and there over the years, and now that I have my own kids […]

Pro-bono design work – getting back more than I gave

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in Print, Probono Work | No Comments

I am asked several times a year to work on pro-bono projects. I also do a lot of design work for my kids school. Being a designer comes in handy and I do love to help people, but it can also suck up a lot of hours I might be doing a paid project or […]