The Mario Foundation Journey – First Update

Our Journey
We’re very humbled by and grateful for the dozens of Facebook followers and website views we’ve received over the last 24 hours. Thank you to all who are helping to spread the word! We just want to share a few words about the journey of starting a non-profit. In the words of one of our co-founders, “it’s like starting a small business.” Things we’ve toiled over so far include setting up the corporation, recruiting a group of passionate and dedicated volunteers for our board, branding (logo, mission, vision, etc.), building a website and donor database, and creating a strategic plan for the next 12-18 months. [caption id="attachment_547" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Messy brainstorming notes during our strategic sessions[/caption] For those of you not familiar, the 501(c)(3) designation means that the IRS has…
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