It's the final day of 30 Poems in November, the fundraiser for Center for New Americans. CNA helps people out, free of charge, who are new to this country and looking to learn English, gain job skills, apply for citizenship and asylum, etc. They're pretty great. For my fundraiser I pledged to write a poem … Continue reading It’s Day 30!
I know, every year I wring my apron & moan & groan and then I just do it--why? Because it's an important fundraiser for a great organization that welcomes and serves immigrants, refugees, migrants, and asylum-seekers in Western Massachusetts. They offer free classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), career preparation assistance, support … Continue reading 30 Poems in November-2022!
So much for supporting me in the 30 Poems in November fundraiser for the Center for New Americans. Because of the generosity of people like you, it was wildly successful—we raised over $85,000 that goes directly to support programs and services for those new to our country and community. Several matching donations have already been … Continue reading THANK YOU!
Only a few days left in the 30 Poems in November fundraiser to benefit the Center for New Americans! I'm about half way to my goal of raising $1000 and the month is almost over! I've been writing a poem a day for the month of November, which yes, has almost killed me, but it's … Continue reading 30 Poems-almost there!
once again I have the pleasure of in the 30 Poems in November fundraiser to benefit the Center for New Americans. The deal is, I promise to write a poem a day for the month of November. In exchange, you pledge your support to the Center for New Americans, an organization that does much-needed work … Continue reading 30 Poems in November-2021!
Thanks to y'all, I'm about half way toward my goal for CNA! And hey, I'm writing every day, which is also a gift. I've started a series of linked prose poems, about the pandemic, and what's going on in my personal life these days. Kind of like a golden shovel or crown of sonnets (if … Continue reading 42% there!
Yep, I'm doing the 30 Poems in November fundraiser again for the Center for New Americans. CNA welcomes and serves immigrants in Western Massachusetts with free English classes and a range of support services. This year, we aim to raise $50,000. You know the drill: I try to write a poem a day for 30 … Continue reading Oops, I Did it Again
It’s that time again--I’m asking you to support me in a labor of love and community, the 30 Poems in November fundraiser to benefit the Center for New Americans. The deal is, I promise to write a poem a day for the month of November—not necessarily the best poems I’ll ever write, but I always … Continue reading 30 Poems in November
Once again I’m raising money for the Center for New Americans, in Northampton, MA. Center for New Americans (CNA) is a community-based, non-profit adult education center that provides the under-served immigrant, refugee and migrant communities of Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley with education and resources to learn English, become involved community members and obtain tools necessary to … Continue reading 30 Poems in November
UPDATE: I reached my goal of $1000! Thank you all SO much for helping me support this excellent organization! We're 9 days into 30 Poems in November fundraiser for the Center for New Americans, and thanks to a bunch of very generous donations and pledges I'm more than halfway to my goal of $1000. … Continue reading 30 Poems in November