Lois R. Shea

Senior Writer and Content Manager





Latest Posts


How to ‘pop the question’ about charitable giving

In the latest installment of the Foundation's "How to Pop the Question about Charitable Giving" series, we talk with Adam Ruedig of the Ruedig Group of UBS Financial Services, about why the conversation matters so much, how giving connects people to community, and the 'Baby Boomer zeitgeist'

Exploring solutions: helping kids deal with trauma, suicide danger signs, more professionals entering recovery field and more

"Solutions journalism" series looks at behavioral health and issues related to substance use in New Hampshire

Meet Ben Amsden

New Charitable Foundation senior program officer on rural sociology, the perfect New Hampshire day, and a hobby that helps keep stuff out of landfills

Vu Le on Nonprofit Hunger Games, unicorns and more

Keynote speaker at the NH Center for Nonprofits' annual Leadership Summit is the author of the "Nonprofit AF" blog and executive director of the Rainier Valley Corps

Meet Michael DeCristofaro

New Foundation senior philanthropy advisor on helping the most people possible, a Hurricane Sandy rescue and the book he is going to write someday: "My Normal Childhood"

Exploring solutions: help for kids, new hubs planned for care, suicide prevention and more

"Beyond the Stigma" series in the New Hampshire Union Leader takes a "solutions journalism" approach to reporting on addiction and behavioral health

Dreaming with Purpose

Joanne and Doug Wise are members of the Charitable Foundation's Spaulding-Potter Legacy Society, a group of generous citizens who have who have bequeathed resources to strengthen New Hampshire communities. They share their thoughts on global citizenship, community work — and dreaming with purpose

Meet Sara Lang

New Foundation senior philanthropy advisor talks about making connections that help people make a difference, some great podcasts to listen to, and how New Hampshire sneaks up on you as 'home'

On a mission to sustain local farms

The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust works to make sure that North Country farmland remains farmland forever

Gather: on a mission to make sure no one goes hungry

For more than 200 years, this nonprofit has been innovating to meet community needs

On a mission to welcome people home

Diane and her family got stable, affordable housing through Twin Pines Housing. Which meant that she was able to focus on getting well and finding a good job

Exploring solutions: help for kids, more money to fight crisis, and reasons for optimism

"Beyond the Stigma" series in the New Hampshire Union Leader takes a "solutions journalism" approach to reporting on addiction and behavioral health