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Review for Poets & Writers, Inc., New York, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Poets & Writers provides inspiration, opportunity, and practical advice for poets and writers. They leverage multiple media to reach out and unfold the world of what is available at the highest level of literary endeavor to those who pursue the lonely craft of writing. They partner with local organizations to help sponsor readings and pay the writers. Poets & Writers not only reflects but helps create the vibrant U.S. poetry scene.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served

Review for THEODORE PAYNE FOUNDATION FOR WILD FLOWERS & NATIVE PLANTS INC, Sun Valley, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Theodore Payne Foundation is an ark that preserves, grows, and shares native plants throughout Southern California. The Foundation effectively educates the public about the beauty and wisdom of native plants as a way to restore and build the ecology of Southern California.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served

Review for RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN TRUSTEES OF RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTAN, Claremont, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) is a 40-year-old repository of California native plants, artfully maintained over several acres, and includes teaching facilities and plant propagation and sales. The Garden is the laboratory for the graduate program in Botany at Claremont Graduate School, and is a tremendous resource for the entire community. RSABG effectively educates the public about the beauty and wisdom of native plants as a way to restore and build the ecology of Southern California.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served

Review for LIBRARY FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The LFLA hosts one of Los Angeles' cultural landmarks, the ALOUD series, at the Central Library of Los Angeles. Through this series of author conversations and readings, they bring awareness of the library and all that it offers, which includes a robust adult literacy resource center. The Foundation gears some of its events specifically to Gen X & Y to entice them into the fold. The ALOUD series is one of the things that makes Los Angeles great, as is the beautiful Central Library and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served

Review for Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types, Inc. (FIRST), Colmar, PA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

When our son was born with a collodian membrane covering his body, and the doctors in our major-city hospital had to run to the medical library to be able to diagnose him, FIRST came into our lives as a comforting and knowledgeable resource. This caring advocacy organization has made a tremendous impact in promoting awareness of this condition, how to alleviate its symptoms and, through funded research, how to better understand its underlying causes. Insurance companies turned down our claims saying ichthyosis was "cosmetic." I know it can be life-threatening. FIRST is the only group that understands and acts on this knowledge.

Role:  Client Served & I have utilized the experts at FIRST to understand & manage my son's skin disorder.