Giving Back Project

@ValaidaF

writer. speaker. idea whisperer. I'm bringing #GivingBack—a book to reframe portraits of #philanthropy and winner of 2012 MCADAM BOOK AWARD | #getyourgiveon

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Get the Jun/Jul issue of ‏ for the 2012 #CLT Catalysts!

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"Treat giving like tithes and getting your hair done." — Daryl Parham (pic w/ daughter) #FathersDay #philanthropy

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"I feel obligated to give regularly like I am paying my monthly bills." — James Mitchell ( grandfather)

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"My father is a deacon and he believes in taking care of the elderly & the widows." — Lyord Watson Jr #FathersDay

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"'Give a youth a chance' is almost a cliché, but as Dad's mantra it is so much more than that." — Lisa Crawford

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"We are all philanthropists. We all have special gifts+talents to make a difference" Mattie Marshall, #GivingBack

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PIC from Black Achievers Gala and #GivingBack book signing

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here ya go

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Portrait from #Giving Back :: Allen F. gazing upon photo of his late great-grandmother Mary Maldonia. #MothersDay

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Saundra T, beloved mother of who's the photographer of #GivingBack. #MothersDay

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My lovely mother, who's honored w/ a tribute story by an admiring friend in #GivingBack. #MothersDay

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Granddaughter Britt & grandmother Annie exemplify the multigenerational stories in #GivingBack. #MothersDay

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Nancy M, a grandmother featured in #GivingBack, through a poignant tribute story by her 17yo grandson. #MothersDay

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Thrilled 2 C giving back!

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Pic from #GivingBack book signing at 2012 National #Philanthropy Conference in LA. #COFLA

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Tix available for gala, benefitting #youth in the YMCA Black Achievers Program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Pic from #GivingBack book event, hosted by and The Links, Inc - #Denver Chapter. #philanthropy

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thinking of my late grandfather. love the day we took this photograph to launch my book project.

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"It is not taboo to go back and fetch that which has been forgotten." — Ghanaian proverb | sankofaphotography.com

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Five Things

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