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Ground Rules for the New Generation

"no texting." Doesn't that sum up everything when it's on the list of Ground Rules for a nonprofit meeting?

This large sign was photographed at a multi-racial youth organization by a staffperson who wishes her organization to be anonymous. So she will get a box of avocados delivered to her (this was a contest, remember?!) but we won't publish her name or organization.

Nonprofit Word Search Fun

If you like word search puzzles, take a break and try this puzzle featuring nonprofit-related words. Remember: words can appear forwards, backwards, diagonal, up or down -- kind of like the directions we're known to go in. Here are the words, followed by the puzzle. Print it out for lunchroom fun or save it for the plane if you're headed for vacation!

Virtual Desk Food Potluck -- Yum?

We're having a desk food potluck right now! Everyone gather up whatever food you keep in your desk and bring it to the conference room to share.

We asked Blue Avocado readers to tell us what they always keep on hand, and based on their responses, it looks like we'll have a lot of raw almonds, chocolate, and microwave popcorn at our virtual potluck. Meet some hungry readers:

Samara Azam gets a special notice because she cleverly included a screenshot of Blue Avocado in the photo she submitted of her Nutella. "I know no one . . .