Press Release – Examiner – Its All Downhill From Here

Article menu>>Matt BeemPresident,Hartsook Companies, Inc.It’s all downhill from hereSaturday, February 13, 2010Independence, MO – It’s Pinewood Derby season again in the Beem house.It seems like just last year Joe, now 13 and a Life Scout, was in his first year of Cub Scouts and preparing for his inaugural pinewood derby. I confess here, before all…

Millions Are Still Being Given Away

Harder to find? Yes. More difficult to close?  Darn right. Creativity required?  Absolutely.I will be participating with the Chronicle of Philanthropy in a live discussion on getting million dollar gifts in this economy next Tuesday, February 9 at noon EST.  It should be interesting, so plan to join us: http://philanthropy.com/article/Seeking-Big-Gifts-in-Tough/63880/ Readers of my blog will…

On the Ground with Need

What was to be a Day of Service designed to help nonprofits with their funding needs turned into four days.  As a part of the first National Growing Philanthropy Conference, Hartsook, along with The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, sponsored this event.  We expected 12 nonprofits to take advantage of our highly skilled and talented…