Desiree Blanks: September Volunteer of the Month

2019-08-27T11:52:55-07:00

Traveling Stories: Why did you choose to volunteer with Traveling Stories and why might you encourage fellow military personnel to volunteer with us?  Desiree Blanks: I chose to volunteer with Traveling Stories is because giving back to our community is so important. When I found Traveling Stories I thought [...]

Desiree Blanks: September Volunteer of the Month2019-08-27T11:52:55-07:00

Austin McKinney: August Volunteer of the Month

2019-08-02T10:51:41-07:00

How extraordinary that our Volunteer of the Month be none other than Austin McKinney! His father, Damian KcKinney of McKinney Capital is a good friend and supporter of Traveling Stories. We love how we've connected with our sponsor so much that his own son is now a regular Reading [...]

Austin McKinney: August Volunteer of the Month2019-08-02T10:51:41-07:00

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

Asking for Money

2018-12-10T10:17:42-08:00

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 Money2018-12-10T10:17:42-08:00

My Traveling Stories Internship Experience

2018-09-12T00:59:59-07:00

My Traveling Stories Internship Experience Life Can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people who were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it...Once you learn that, you'll never be [...]

My Traveling Stories Internship Experience2018-09-12T00:59:59-07:00

Emily Moberly Nominated for San Diego Magazine’s 2018 Nonprofit Visionary Award

2019-06-20T16:11:49-07:00

Emily Moberly, Founder and CEO of Traveling Stories, has been nominated for San Diego Magazine’s Nonprofit Visionary Award. Every year San Diego Magazine celebrates the city’s most inspiring female leaders and entrepreneurs. Awards are given to women for the following categories: Woman of the Year Industry Leader Nonprofit Visionary [...]

Emily Moberly Nominated for San Diego Magazine’s 2018 Nonprofit Visionary Award2019-06-20T16:11:49-07:00

A Poem: By Deb Nordlie

2018-05-15T21:27:27-07:00

Strangers and Books—Help and Friends Just today I had the occasion to read a storybook to a stranger named Quyaan. She hesitated sitting down next to me, but her dad was close by and Dora the Explorer was in my hands. Ladylike, she pouffed up her yellow tulle [...]

A Poem: By Deb Nordlie2018-05-15T21:27:27-07:00

Volunteering: An Incredible Way to Increase your Skills

2018-04-03T21:24:13-07:00

VOLUNTEERING: THE BEST WAY TO INCREASE YOUR SKILLS You've Got Skills You're preparing your resume, and it may be your first one yet, if for example, you're looking for a summer job. Or maybe you're a stay-at-home mom or dad wanting [...]

Volunteering: An Incredible Way to Increase your Skills2018-04-03T21:24:13-07:00

Traveling Stories Day: February 25

2019-06-20T16:15:00-07:00

Last year the County of San Diego proclaimed February 25th as being Traveling Stories Day! If you love reading, then what better way to celebrate your love of books than by joining us on this special day.  We invite you to celebrate with us virtually. [...]

Traveling Stories Day: February 252019-06-20T16:15:00-07:00

Read this to end 2016 on a high note.

2018-01-26T04:50:40-08:00

Highlights from 2016 While the world seemed to be going crazy all around us, the Traveling Stories team kept its nose to grind and churned out our best year yet! We asked our core team to share their favorite Traveling Stories memories from 2016. (Warning: you may need a tissue!) [...]

Read this to end 2016 on a high note.2018-01-26T04:50:40-08:00
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