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Discovering Our Brand’s Highs and Lows

August 5th, 2019, RAFT Team

[This is Part 2 of our Rebrand Story. Read Part 1 here.] After the “Listen and Learn” call, Rethink (the company helping us through the rebrand process) continued learning …

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Rebranding Indrani’s Light Foundation: A Story of Change

July 23rd, 2019, RAFT Team

The Early Days of ILF It all began during the team retreat in January 2018 as a discussion about making changes to the Indrani’s Light Foundation (ILF) website. …

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Setting Up Fundraisers to Support Domestic Violence Shelters

July 22nd, 2019, RAFT Team

Domestic violence shelter needs may seem daunting. They need healthy food, personal hygiene items, laundry detergent, children’s toys and games, and clothing. Often survivors need medical attention, counseling, …

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How Training Helps a Shelter

July 8th, 2019, RAFT Team

Shelters Provide Basic Short-Term Needs Shelters provide an amazing service to those in need. Every single one works a little bit differently, but the heart to help is …

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How to Be Strong While Still Being Gentle

June 24th, 2019, RAFT Team

“Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.” St. Francis De Sales When we think of a gentle person, we envision someone …

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Educating Others About Domestic Violence

June 10th, 2019, RAFT Team

Many around us have an image in their heads of what domestic violence looks like: black eyes, broken bones and shuttered windows. Many believe they could spot an …

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Could you be diagnosed with Burnout? The World Health Organization thinks so.

June 5th, 2019, RAFT Team

The World Health Organization (WHO) is bringing to light a truth many of us may be familiar with: work-related stress can bring on burnout. The new definition defines burnout as a …

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7 Questions to Ask to Jumpstart Recovery

May 27th, 2019, RAFT Team

For those healing from domestic violence, abuse or trauma, the first thing to realize is that recovery isn’t linear. No one can outline the way recovery will progress …

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Recognition feels amazing, but isn’t worth worrying about

May 24th, 2019, RAFT Team

On May 3rd 2019 Indrani was recognized as a champion of gender equity and justice for both her global work to lift women and girls out of poverty, and …

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4 Ways Meditation Can Help You Stay More Balanced

May 13th, 2019, RAFT Team

Does your to-do list seem twice as long as your days? Are you worn out trying to keep up with all life throws your way? Between work, family …

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