Is Altruism the Real Key to Success?

Peer to Peer Tutoring: What’s In It For You When You’re Not In It For You By Michael Tringe, Co-Founder of CreatorUp! Let’s take a look back at our learning experiences – who did you really learn the most from?  Was it your professors, or your classmates? Professors and teachers are important.  They hold theContinue reading “Is Altruism the Real Key to Success?”

Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower

Health and the environment have become the number one issue with GMO operations on Kauai.  FOND NOTE: During my stay on Kauai, I was presented with an onslaught of information regarding the GMO debate and much of it was downright shocking . What had seemed like a straightforward argument between Chemicals/Genetic Engineering versus No Chemicals/NoContinue reading “Kauai’s Struggle for Health by Amanda Brower”

Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon

5 REASONS WHY WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS RACE, THE CAUSE AND 2 WAYS TO GET INVOLVED On September 28th, FOND will be down in Patagonia to race an Ultra in one of the most pristine destinations on the planet and to help reforest the region of the Torres del Paine National Park in theContinue reading “Reforesting Patagonia and the Patagonia Ultra Marathon”

Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism

THE LUXURY OF HELPING OTHERS When I quit my job last year to found FOND Group , I wasn’t prepared for the outpouring of support I received from friends, colleagues and total strangers. While I knew that working with the intent to truly help others felt SO much better than just doing work for theContinue reading “Travel + Leisure talks to FOND about Voluntourism”

Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World

BY HILLARY KAYLOR – Where did your feet take you today? Mine padded across my apartment, into my work shoes, out to the pavement and onto the subway. There was more pavement, and then a carpeted office. Maybe, if I’m lucky, they’ll later take me to a bar, a club, a movie. This mundane routeContinue reading “Small Steps and Slumdog Children of the World”

Pro-Surfer Rochelle Ballard links up with FOND

What happened on Oahu, why Rochelle Ballard is coming to NY, what exactly is a Surf Into Yoga Crossing and what’s FOND got to do with it? February was a spectacular month. I finally honed in on what I wanted to do with my skillset (a.k.a. – the rest of my life), and put theContinue reading “Pro-Surfer Rochelle Ballard links up with FOND”

James Beard Gala Kickoff

FOND GROUP TEAMS UP WITH JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION TO PLAN 2013 GALA This week marked the kick-off of the most delicious FOND Group project yet. As members of this year’s James Beard Gala Host Committee, we were invited to join in an incredible culinary treat of the southern kind. The “Hot and Hotter” themed dinner wasContinue reading “James Beard Gala Kickoff”