Finding Healing in Community

Mental illness was always a reality in my family, but frequently relegated to back-room conversations. Even when close relatives were in treatment, it was never discussed in the open or brought up in gatherings like other medical problems. The stigma was strong enough to where it felt like a social ill—something that defined the character…

From Hurting to Helping

When my dad was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia in 2001, I was a freshman in college. He was only 54, and the idea that anyone so young could have this foreign-sounding disease seemed unfathomable. It was isolating for our family, for my dad and for me. Over the course of almost ten years, we…

Triangle, You’ve Been Challenged!

Triangle, we want you! We have the honor of working with some pretty cool nonprofits. Some may even say they’re incredible. Many of our clients are beginning to launch their end-of-year campaigns to help reach their annual fundraising goals, and we want you to step up and help us get each of them across the finish…

Horses Providing Healing

“What are you doing here, midget?” The class bully questioned me in 5th grade. “Still haven’t grown?” he asks in 6th grade. “Can you even reach the top shelf?” he continues in 7th grade. Now, I’m in 8th grade. My self-confidence is smaller than my height, and my anxiety is so tall I can’t contain…

Will Your Brand Weather the Storm?

My family and I recently visited Emerald Isle, NC, which was hit hard by Hurricane Florence this past September. Walking the beach, I saw firsthand the destruction the massive storm caused. I also noticed something interesting – the homes with metal roofs weathered the storm much better than those with traditional shingle roofs. This got…