Thanksgiving, which you and I will prepare for over this weekend, is the time when my thoughts turn to my own year-end gratitude and the reflection of taking stock. I imagine you are the same.
What do you take stock of? Here are some of my zones of interest:
In this time, I think about the organizations that I support with my talent and tribute.
When you take stock of your donations of talent and tribute, please think of NITA. NITA remains vibrant and impactful—zero-balance-budget and all—because of these two types of donations. When you attend NITA programs, you are taught through the volunteered talent of terrific faculty members. When you attend NITA on a scholarship, or in a public service program, you are learning because of dollars contributed to us to make it possible for us to support you.
Whether you usually contribute talent or tribute, I hope you will place NITA at the top of you giving list in 2015. We need your dollars in order to carry our missions forward.
And that you place us at the top of your list for 2016—start planning your participation in NITA now!
Please call me if you would like to talk. You will enjoy reading through The NITA Foundation section of our website for more information on the purposes of our funds. You can also catch up on what The NITA Foundation is doing by reading the latest edition of it’s newsletter, Giving Voice. Please let us know if you wish to have more information. I look forward to talking to you.
Please join those who give loyally every year. I look forward to writing my personal thank-you letter to you.
Join us. We are growing. We make a difference. NITA needs you in order to continue our organization’s huge contribution of talent and tribute.
Karen M. Lockwood, Esq.
President and Executive Director
National Institute for Trial Advocacy