On Being Kind

Today, November 13, is World Kindness Day. Seems like kindness is something that there cannot be enough of in this world. Kindness is a quality: the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Acts of kindness can be tiny or huge. Sometimes even just smiling at someone is the kindest thing you can do. While so many…

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Enjoying the Extra Hour!

From Amanda’s Messy Desk, Tuesday November 6th: On Sunday we moved the clocks back one hour, gaining an additional 60 minutes of weekend, which I wholeheartedly savored. KWMR completed our Fall Pledge Drive on Wednesday, October 31 at 10:30PM. After tallying up the final donations, we have successfully reached our $50,000 goal!!!

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Can you dig it? (10.30.19)

We are 9 days into our 10 day Fall Pledge Drive right now. As of 12:45pm today, we still need to raise $14,628 in the next 1.5 days, to reach the $50,000 goal. We hope that you can dig the importance of this funding for KWMR’s ongoing operations. We use it for paying rent, utilities, payroll, and ongoing…

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If Wishes Were Horses….

Beggars would ride. A Scottish proverb about if wishing for things could make them true. Pledge drive is sort of like that. I think everyone that runs a hand-to-mouth non-profit can relate. We know the money is out there. We see the crowdfunding successes, the endowments at large universities, the huge bequests that help build…

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My Seventeenth Pledge Drive!!

In addition to being a popular magazine for teen girls, the number seventeen has much significance in mathematics, and is the atomic number for chlorine.  This Fall Drive will be my official seventeenth Pledge Drive at KWMR! If you don’t count our attempts at summer drives (which are not very successful). KWMR focuses on fall…

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Finding Comfort  

Happy October! I don’t know about you, but in these trying times, it is nice to find comfort in small things. I like it when Monday falls on the first of the month, Tuesday on the 2nd, etc. This only works for the first seven days of any given month, but it’s kind of cool. The North Bay rainfall…

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