In our Community

At Gaskill Strategies, we value all things community.  We work with organizations that are community-minded and that want to make our city a better place.  Here, we'd like to focus on the people, places and things that are improving and inspiring our world.

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#heystjude, going viral

  We hope you’re one of the 93,000 people (so far) who have watched the #heystjude video that debuted yesterday on St. Jude’s YouTube channel. (If you haven’t, stop whatever you’re doing and take 3 minutes to watch it ).  The stars of the video aren’t the big-hearted, A-List advocates, but the sweet patients of the hospital, singing along with the classic Beatles’ tune “Hey Jude.” Very powerful and uplifting collaboration.   Donate $35 to St. Jude and you’ll get... Read More
Posted by John Gaskill at Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | 0 comments

A Dollar a Day

  GiVE 365, an initiative of the Community Foundation, is a simple idea with a profound impact.  It's all about philanthropy - a dollar a day.  By joining GiVE 365, your contribution is pooled with those of other members, and you get a significant role in deciding which organizations will receive grants. This year's grant projects support an idea voted on by members - Eyes on the Prize - which will focus on the graduation efforts of students in our city. Eleven... Read More
Posted by Jessie Walker at Monday, September 24, 2012 | 0 comments

We love I Love Memphis

If you don’t know Kerry Crawford, you don't really know Memphis.  She’s our city’s biggest cheerleader, blogging for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.ilovememphisblog.com , highlighting the best of what’s happening in the Mid-South.   Kerry starting blogging about three years ago about what makes Memphis a great place to live or visit.  And there’s never a shortage of reasons; the food, the attractions, the music and Memphians themselves keep Kerry... Read More
Posted by Jessie Walker at Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 0 comments