Requirements Gathering

Well on January 29, 2011, we sat down with 9 of the 18 non-profits that are requesting help from this years givecamp. I’ll be posting the video on youtube. Once I finish uploading them, the nonprofit well be linked to the appropriate video(please continue to check because each of these videos is taking 2+ hours […]

POSSIBLE Date change for SoMDGC ’11

    In an attempt to find the “perfect” weekend for our second annual givecamp we may have over looking the possibility that the College would have wanted the same weekend for an event they are hosting. Well it’s happen; before our event could be approved another request was accepted during the same weekend. The individuals […]

Southern Maryland GiveCamp 11 – Charity Possible Selections

On December 8th, 2010 the Southern Maryland Give Camp Committee gathered in a coffee shop and talked about the non-profits that are requesting our services this time. I would like to take this time to see if there is an organization that can help out “The Diaper Drive”. This non-profit did request help from us; however, they […]

Southern Maryland GiveCamp ’11

It’s December 1st and, I hope, everyone is getting into the Holiday spirit. I have been working hard at getting my outdoor Christmas decorations up and working and this as really put me, yes me, in a good mood. Today is also the day we start reviewing the application that we received for our 2nd annual […]

The gauntlet has been dropped.

As many of you know, I have had a weight issue. About 13 years ago, about the time I quit smoking, I started gaining weight and I am now hovering at about 263lbs (For those people that knew me in high school, yes that is double my weight). I needed a way to get motivated […]

Southern Maryland Give Camp 2011

  A month ago we started accepting applications from non-profits that would like our help at the 2nd annual SoMDGC and I am pleased to report that we currently have 5 applications. This is about where we were last year so I am not stress to much about it. The really exciting part is that […]

Philly GiveCamp Day 1 and 2

I was assigned last night to two projects, “Weed and Seed” and “Light of Hope”. I guess I defaulted to the Project Manager and the “SiteFinity” go to guy, which is excellent cause I have five people working these project and I would probably just get in the way.So last night I created three projects […]

Give Camp Thank You

Well we had our lessons learned meeting last night (March 30, 2010), with the volunteers invited, nothing personal NPO’s, I was trying to make sure the the volunteers could speak technical. I am going to transcribe the lessons learned and post it into a wiki on our website, hopefully by the end of the week. […]

T-1 week and count

Well, we are a week away and I am still looking for developers. I am SO hopeful that during this last week the developer community is going to realize that they have nothing better to do that weekend, so why not. I am receiving items that our sponsors want added to the goodie bags, so […]

T –2 weeks and counting

Well to be honest; I am really starting to give nervous. We have 14 days before our event and I am still 25 volunteers, with 22 of them needing to be developers, short of what I feel we need to complete all 19 projects. I don’t know what to do, I have been ordering food […]