About Marie Lapointe

Marie is the Director of Operations & Marketing at Traveling Stories. Her favorite book is "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close".

Traveling Stories Says Farewell to its Nashville Program

2019-07-12T12:37:53-07:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marie Lapointe Phone: 619-269-0438 Email: marie@travelingstories.org Traveling Stories Says Farewell to its Nashville Program  (SAN DIEGO, CA. -  July 11, 2019) — Traveling Stories announces the closure of its Nashville program. Our Nashville StoryTent Founder, Nathan Fields, has decided to close his weekly StoryTent program. [...]

Traveling Stories Says Farewell to its Nashville Program2019-07-12T12:37:53-07:00

Traveling Stories Welcomes Three New Board Members

2019-07-01T14:17:55-07:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marie Lapointe Phone: 619-269-0438 Email: marie@travelingstories.org Traveling Stories Welcomes Three New Board Members (SAN DIEGO, CA. -  July 1st, 2019) — Traveling Stories welcomes new Board members: Michelle Lord, Ned DeWitt and Sarah Sternberg.  The new board members bring a wide network and wealth of experience [...]

Traveling Stories Welcomes Three New Board Members2019-07-01T14:17:55-07:00

Interview: Todd Mc Farlane Part 2 – The Entrepreneur

2019-07-01T12:30:28-07:00

Board member Ted Adams, and IDW Publishing and Clover Press founder, recently met up with Todd McFarlane. Todd is the artist and creator behind Spawn and President of Image, the 3rd largest comic book company in the United States after Marvel and DC. It’s truly an honor to have these two top comic [...]

Interview: Todd Mc Farlane Part 2 – The Entrepreneur2019-07-01T12:30:28-07:00

Interview: Todd Mc Farlane Part 1 – The Artist

2019-07-01T13:22:29-07:00

Board member Ted Adams, and IDW Publishing and Clover Press founder, recently met up with Todd McFarlane. Todd is the artist and creator behind Spawn and President of Image, the 3rd largest comic book company in the United States after Marvel and DC. It’s truly an honor to have [...]

Interview: Todd Mc Farlane Part 1 – The Artist2019-07-01T13:22:29-07:00

Let It Bee… a Partnership!

2019-05-07T15:34:10-07:00

We at traveling Stories have partnered up with Jess Moore from Let It Bee Books — a monthly subscription for romance readers and chick lit lovers. Jess has graciously accepted to donate a portion of each subscription to Traveling Stories. If you've not discovered the joy of her book [...]

Let It Bee… a Partnership!2019-05-07T15:34:10-07:00

SPLASH Artist Spotlight: Angelika Drake

2019-05-02T16:39:34-07:00

Christelle Jones, our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator solicited artwork from Angelika, her aunt. And Angelika showered us with generosity. First, she gave us 2 of her photographs. And then came two original framed paintings. We could not help ourselves but reach out to her for an artist spotlight for [...]

SPLASH Artist Spotlight: Angelika Drake2019-05-02T16:39:34-07:00

Meet Landon Donovan!

2019-06-20T16:03:50-07:00

MEET LANDON DONOVAN OF THE SAN DIEGO SOCKERS! “The Sockers share in Traveling Stories’ commitment increasing childhood literacy in San Diego,” said Craig Elsten, Chief Marketing Officer at the San Diego Sockers. ”We’re excited to partner with them in this effort both now and moving forward.”  To kick off [...]

Meet Landon Donovan!2019-06-20T16:03:50-07:00

Charities for Kids in San Diego

2019-01-10T16:48:53-07:00

MAKING A SELECTION Choosing which kids' charity to donate your time and money: what a conundrum. We often wonder what makes people choose one children's charity over another. Is it the mission, the people behind the organization, their financial status, or their actions and programs? We'll be looking into [...]

Charities for Kids in San Diego2019-01-10T16:48:53-07:00

1st Annual Fill-A-Brunch-Bus Holiday Toy Drive

2019-06-20T16:07:21-07:00

Brunch Bus SD and Diego Party Bus to organize a toy drive benefiting Traveling Stories (SAN DIEGO, CALIF. -  December 6, 2018) — Traveling Stories has been chosen as the charity for the the inaugural Fill-A-Brunch-Bus Holiday Toy Drive. The event will take place on December 15 from 11am [...]

1st Annual Fill-A-Brunch-Bus Holiday Toy Drive2019-06-20T16:07:21-07:00

Asking for Money

2018-12-10T10:17:42-07:00

Embracing A Mission When you work for a nonprofit, it’s essential to embrace its mission. When I was hired to work at Traveling Stories, I fell head over heels in love with its mission to empower kids to outsmart poverty. This is a bold and powerful statement because of [...]

Asking for Money2018-12-10T10:17:42-07:00
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