Last week, I blogged about what I like about Oprah’s show “The Big Give” and about my concerns.

I still like it. I loved the way the guys teamed up for the Denver orphanage. The shock and gratitude on the directors face moved me to tears.

Another person got voted off. His “kindness” was considered weak and not benefitting the “neediest” person.

While I understand the criticism, I wonder if the judge’s criteria (which are really Oprah’s criteria) are ones our donors are rating us on as well.

Right or wrong, perceptions reign.

And The Big Give way be a way for us in nonprofits to learn to tell our stories and evaluate our work in ways that resonate with donors.

I’d love to know what you think. Am I on to something? Or am I selling out?

Use the comment link right under the blog title to tell me what you think!

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