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Give for Good 2021 Wrap Up

With 127 donations from 118 unique donors, and TWO prizes of $500, Renesting raised a total of $25,415.75. Thank you!! In fact, one of those prizes, was because we came in 3rd for Most Donors for Medium-Sized Organizations. Thank you!! Our donations ranged from...
Beddiquette Rules

Beddiquette Rules

We get unique donations here at the Nest. A few years ago, a donation of linens came in with a little pamphlet tucked in the bag. A volunteer saved the pamphlet and after doing some spring cleaning two years ago, we found it again. This random pamphlet had the...
How to Transform Your Community

How to Transform Your Community

The power to transform a community is within the community. Give For Good is proof of that power! In 2014, the Community Foundation established Give For Good, a giving day for nonprofits in North Louisiana. The event allows community members to discover and engage...
Give for Good 2021

Give for Good 2021

Every year on the first Tuesday of May, the Community Foundation of North Louisiana (CFNLA) leads a 24-hour online giving challenge called Give for Good. Nonprofits all over North Louisiana register to participate on the Give for Good website. The profiles allow...
New Board Member Introductions!

New Board Member Introductions!

Back in January, we mentioned the four new board members working towards our mission in 2021. We wanted to take the opportunity this month to introduce you all to those new members and tell you a little bit about them. Over the past few months, we have been lucky to...
Spring Cleaning: Good for you and us!

Spring Cleaning: Good for you and us!

It’s almost Spring! And that means time for spring cleaning; time to clean, declutter, refresh, and donate to Renesting! Spring cleaning is one of those things everyone talks about doing, that we know is kind of important, but that we all hate doing. Who wants...
Share the Love!

Share the Love!

It’s the season of loving! This Valentine’s season, we want to highlight something important: love of and in our community. We have talked about community a lot on this blog: The community we serve, that we create, and the community we are supported by....
New Year, Same Mission

New Year, Same Mission

New year…not a new us. Same mission, same dedication. The end of 2020 was bittersweet. We were glad to see a difficult year come to a close, but it meant saying goodbye to six board members. It also meant a season of forced ingenuity would be slowing down- we...
Goodbye & Welcome

Goodbye & Welcome

Merry Christmas!! It’s a busy time of year so we wanted to put out a short and sweet message to our wonderful board. At the end of every year, we have members that roll off and new members that join. It’s a bittersweet combination of saying goodbye to...