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Family Services of Winston-Salem, NC: Reframing Success Builds on Success

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Family Services of Winston-Salem, NC: Reframing Success Builds on Success

We’re excited to share another reframing example from the field, this time from the Southeast. Family Services in Winston-Salem, NC, an Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance) member founded in 1905, serves Forsyth County. Through partnerships with community agencies, Family Services provides child development and domestic and family violence services, among others. Its vision […]

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Long-Time Reframer Sees it as Natural Progression

We’re always excited to share some great reframing in action. In this issue, we check back in with our friends at Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana (VOA), who started reframing after attending a National Reframing Initiative workshop at the Volunteers of America National Conference in 2016. Most recently, the organization incorporated the Building Well-Being […]

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Indiana’s Youth Service Bureau Brings Reframing to Fundraising

We frequently receive requests for real world reframed development communications. In this newsletter, we’re bringing you a recent example from Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County (YSB) in South Bend, Indiana. YSB provides safety, shelter, and opportunities for success to youth ages 12-24 because it believes “Our community thrives when all youth are safe, […]

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The Foundation of Well-Being: New Report Shows Why Philanthropy Cannot Replace Government

Illinois Partners for Human Service, a long-time partner of National Human Services Assembly on our National Reframing Initiative, released a new report on the roles of philanthropy and government support in human services, particularly the essential part government plays on a large scale in building community well-being and helping individuals and families thrive. “Government is […]

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How to Tell Your Success Stories

As 2017 winds down, human service organizations join the broader nonprofit sector in making a final push for donations. Now is a good time to revisit a common year-end fundraising communications strategy, the story of the program participant. These stories often highlight individuals whose participation in a program helped them overcome personal challenges. But as […]

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