How to Encourage Others to Get Involved in Your Community Service

How to Encourage Others to Get Involved in Your Community Service Program

Successful community service programs depend on a network of good people who can spread the word about your mission and help you raise funds. We asked professional fundraising expert Emily…

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Fundraising 101 While Social Distancing

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how we do most things, including fundraising. Here are some tips and tricks to guide you to raising funds when traditional in-person events are not possible….

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Operation Warm at the PLA conference

Library Outreach Reimagined at PLA Conference

In February of 2020, Operation Warm was honored to present our literacy-focused A Warm Welcome to the Library program to more than 8,500 attendees at the Public Library Association (PLA…

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High Five to Our Skilled Volunteers!

Operation Warm’s skilled volunteers are an important part of our mission. They contribute to coat design, data entry and analysis, logistics, marketing projects and more. These students and professionals offer…

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25 Messages to Say Thanks to Frontline Workers

What do you say to thank a frontline worker, to lift their spirits or let them know that you value their support? Uplifting messages can go a long way to…

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Creative Ways Libraries Are Supporting Communities During Lockdown

Digital-printmaker Phil Shaw creates a COVID short story using books. Via Instagram @philshaw755 As weeks turn into months for many states with lockdown orders, library workers are winning it all…

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