Tag Archives: Milena Arciszewski

Day 2 at NCVS: Learning about Millennials

My favorite session today was Demystifying the Millennial Volunteer, led by Derrick Feldmann and Kari Saratovsky.  Super informative and surprising, helping me to understand how and why GenY get involved in service.  You know the session is good if the … Continue reading

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Day One at NCVS

  I’m in New Orleans at the National Conference for Volunteerism and Service.  Over 4,000 people have gathered to learn how to mobilize citizens to do good.  My people!  Everyone radiates optimism.  People wear loud print patterns and offer hugs … Continue reading

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Awesome time at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp

Today I attended the Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp in San Francisco.  The purpose of the conference was to gather people who are strengthening their communities and neighborhoods.  In other words… PERFECTLY relevant for Pando. Best quotes from the conference: “The … Continue reading

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Pando wins the $25,000 prize at the WeMedia Pitch It! Challenge (includes video)

Earlier in April, Pando Projects won the $25,000 prize at the WeMedia Pitch It! Challenge in NYC.  Below is me, accepting a massive check that later served as an umbrella, as we walked home in the rain. About 170 people … Continue reading

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Pando BBQ on Tuesday May 3rd

We brought together volunteers, Project Leaders and potential Board Members.  Thanks for coming to the barbecue!!  All photos were taken by Sheldon Adamson.

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Updates on the projects…

Here are some updates from our pilot Project Leaders.  Basically, they are rockstars doing amazing things to create change in NYC. Jermel Royal Jermel is delivering free household items to the victims of domestic violence.  He had his first furniture … Continue reading

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Preview our new website – launching in April 2011

The current website http://www.pandoprojects.org is old and tells an outdated story.  It’s time for a re-vamp!  Check out a preview of our new website, launching in the third week of April!  I feel like a proud, expectant mother.  Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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