TIME: There’s No Point in Doing Good Badly

At our board meeting tonight, our Emergency Services Director pointed out an article that appeared in the latest issue of TIME magazine.

The piece, “There’s No Point in Doing Good Badly” by Nancy Gibbs, had a powerful impact and I thought I’d pass it along to you.

Gibbs makes a point similar to what we shared from Claire Durham.

“Money is fleet and nimble. The very thing that makes it unsatisfying to give makes it powerful to deploy. It can turn into anything–a water bottle, a prefab house, a tetanus shot, a biscuit. It lets relief agencies buy locally whenever possible, supporting local markets for products that are culturally and environmentally right.”

Read the entire article.