Yearly Archives: 2011


TisBest Profiles: Susan Messina of NHF

TisBest Profiles: Susan Messina of NHF

TisBest Profiles: Susan Messina, Director of Communications and Special Projects at National Hospice Foundation Relationship to TisBest: National Hospice Foundation is one of the organizations that TisBest represents and to date they have received more than $7,000 as a result of our partnership. If you had to describe the core […]


Our Day of Service at YouthCare

Our Day of Service at YouthCare

On Tuesday, the TisBest staff participated in a day of service.  We planned, purchased, and prepared lunch at the Orion Center.  The Orion Center is run by YouthCare, a Seattle organization that helps transition homeless kids off the streets and into school, jobs, and success.  YouthCare is our newest charity […]


Give to Japan--or Don't

Give to Japan–or Don’t

Last week, Felix Salmon wrote a widely-circulated opinion piece for Reuters called “Don’t Give To Japan.”  The title of the article is far more provocative than the content, which argues the following: earmarking funds for a specific program or disaster means that other, less attractive but equally important programs get […]


Tragedy in Japan: Where to Give

The devastation from the March 11th earthquake and tsunami is extensive, heartbreaking, with death tolls still in the unspecified tens of thousands.  Over 350,000 people lost their homes in the disaster, and four days later the world still watches with breath held as the Japanese fight to contain significant failures […]


Compassion = Passion

Compassion = Passion

OK, so we don’t make chocolates and we don’t sell flowers. In fact, we don’t sell any of the usual stuff that’s associated with Valentine’s Day. What we do offer is the opportunity to help make the world just a little bit better.  But isn’t that a marvelous gift? So […]