Tag Archives: Circle of Joy

Look Who Just Turned 5!

The Circle of Joy, a giving circle located in Decatur, GA, just celebrated their 5th birthday in a very special way! A party was held at the Steel Case office in Peachtree Center, and more than fifty guests attended. The … Continue reading

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A firmer resolve: why I am going to Denver for the 2013 conference

Jan Bright is a member of the Circle of Joy, a retired high school English teacher after 26 years, married 42 years, with two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, shipping, music, dance, and … Continue reading

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Amazing, Heart-Wrenching and Outstanding: Reflections on Birmingham

Gloria Webb is a member of the Circle of Joy giving circle in Atlanta, and gave many hours of her time and talents by serving as a Delegate on the 2012 Conference Planning Committee.  ~~~ The Philanthropic Renaissance: Illuminating Creative … Continue reading

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Blog Roll: online resources advancing our type of philanthropy

In the final days of June, CIN hosted our first For Us/By Us conference call along with our colleagues at the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training, aka GIFT. They are also the producers of the phenomenal magazine, the Grassroots Fundraising … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Travis Joshua

The Circle of Joy is excited to have a few new members who have joined their circle this spring. Among them is Travis Joshua, the first male in the Atlanta-based giving circle. Here are Travis’ answers to questions about inspiration, … Continue reading

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Circle of Joy’s Second Awards Ceremony

by Gloria Webb, Circle of Joy The Circle of Joy giving circle in Atlanta held its second annual grant awards ceremony on February 4, 2012. The circle’s mission is to pool members’ time, talents, and treasures to partner with agencies … Continue reading

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‘We have to pay for our own liberation’

Written by Gloria Webb, a CIN member since 2007 The 2011 CIN Leadership Summit, the first weekend of October, was absolutely wonderful!  Penn Center provided the ideal conference atmosphere for creating strategies for the future and reflecting on the past. … Continue reading

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