FYI Blog

Avalon Dispatch 11.29.2022

Happy GivingTuesday! In today’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, you will find insights from the GivingTuesday Data Commons + midterm analysis, how to be relevant, the Best of Direct, and plenty of holiday cheer. Dear friends, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, in large part for the slow time with family, while (let’s […]

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November 29, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 11.15.2022

Get the scoop on Meta’s holiday match, 2023 postage rates, a new national monument, deep work, industry webinars, and more—all in this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch! Dear friends, We made it through midterms! I am feeling downright giddy with relief this week. The prevailing outcome indicates that reproductive choice is a motivating issue and that Trump […]

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November 15, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 11.08.2022

This week, the @AvalonFYI dispatch is full of client news! You will also find guidance on ethical storytelling, a big change for personal finance, Avalon’s new flock, and reasons to check out our open positions: Dear friends, Today is Election Day. Avalon is closed today to allow people time to vote and volunteer. And as you know, […]

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November 8, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 11.01.2022

In today’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, you will find Halloween and Day of the Dead, voter modeling, how to make an impossible decision, reading recs, s’mores, and much more. Read it here! Dear friends, Happy Halloween and Día de los Muertos! On Saturday, the National Museum of the American Indian hosted a concert by Grammy-winning, bilingual rock […]

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November 1, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 10.25.2022

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch: the brilliance of board service, being a good ally, benchmarks, creative inspiration, and more. Also, we’re hiring! Learn more here: Dear friends, Last week was full of work travel, including several client visits. Thank you to Fountain House, Guttmacher Institute, Habitat for Humanity NYC and Westchester County, and SAGE for […]

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October 25, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 10.18.2022

Can you guess which museum reopening our team attended last week (we were awed!). Find the answer in today’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, along with National Coming Out Day, peer-to-peer texting, an update on Mastercard, networking tips, and more. Read it here: Dear friends, Last Tuesday was National Coming Out Day, which marks the anniversary of the […]

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October 18, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 10.11.2022

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, Indigenous Peoples Day, personal integrity, local coffee, how to stop scrolling, and more. Read it here! Dear friends, Last week, I was in Wyoming with senior VP Margot O’Leary to participate in Yellowstone Forever’s 150th celebration. We met so many incredible people, heard from the NPS about projects funded by […]

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October 11, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 10.04.2022

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, a new season for Avalon’s film club, donor engagement, business card trends, thinking traps to avoid, and more. Read it here!  Dear friends, In the wake of Fiona’s damage in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Ian pushed a devastating path through Cuba, Florida, and South Carolina last week. If any of you […]

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October 4, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 09.27.2022

This week, we are celebrating: a big win for national parks, Hispanic Heritage Month, creative inspiration, the resurgence of direct mail, client traditions, and more. Read more here, in the @AvalonFYI dispatch! Dear friends, Welcome to autumn! I enjoy the change of seasons and especially the energy of fall. Though it can be stressful for […]

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September 27, 2022

Avalon Dispatch 09.20.2022

The importance of rest and recovery, Republicans’ fundraising mistakes, accessible events, strategic planning, jellyfish, and more…read it here in the @AvalonFYI dispatch! Dear friends, I spent several days last week at a strategic planning offsite with Avalon’s client service and finance leaders. It was inspiring to connect with this team in person and invigorating to […]

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September 20, 2022