MPS Consultants Offer Continuing Support to Friendship Place

In 2018, MPS worked on a series of projects for Friendship Place, a nonprofit dedicated to finding housing and providing other support for people experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia. Over the summer, our consultants helped them improve the program metrics of their Family Connect program. More recently, Ben Eden, Lily Seglin and Marci Owens worked on a project to help them cultivate new donors in the community as well as... +

Associations and the Pricing Dilemma – MPS Offers Sustainable Solutions

“ ‘Associations often underestimate members’ comfort level with price changes,’ says Davin E. Hattaway, CAE, account manager for association consulting at M Powered Strategies.”                 from Associations Now magazine, Nov/Dec 2018 In our fast-changing and fast-paced world, not to mention a growing freelance economy, associations play a vital role in providing standards and... +

MPS Kicks Off the Holidays

M Powered Strategies kicked off the holiday season in style by collecting over 50 pairs of shoes from all our consultants, and donating them to the annual shoe drive of Kicks 4 the City, which provides footwear to homeless families across the country every year just before Thanksgiving and the start of winter. Spearheaded by MPS consultant, Marci Owens, MPS’ effort went beyond amassing an impressive array of new or lightly used shoes: the... +

MPS gives to Breaking Ground

The recipient of MPS’ October charitable contribution goes to Breaking Ground, a grass-roots nonprofit that provides resources to motivated Cameroonian communities. They target communities that have already prioritized a need, collectively decided upon a solution, and have begun actively working towards their goal, but whose progress is held up by a lack of funding. Breaking Ground was presented to MPS by our former Community Engagement... +

MPS September Donation Goes to Camp Kesem

The recipient of MPS’s September donation is dedicated to helping children who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer. Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Founded at Stanford University in 2000, Camp Kesem currently operates free summer camps for children in 40 states across the country. Kesem is the largest national... +

MPS Contributes to Neighbor Ride

In August of 2018, MPS consultants selected Neighbor Ride, a Howard County based nonprofit, to receive a $500 contribution. The mission of Neighbor Ride is to enhance the health and quality of life for seniors by providing affordable, volunteer-based supplemental transportation. According to their values, every senior should enjoy the benefits of being connected to people, services, and activities that add meaning and value to their lives. The... +