From the Journal Sentinel
Posted: May 2, 2006
Toss a pebble into still waters, and watch the ripple effect. That's the idea behind a new community effort to involve more people in volunteerism and philanthropy in a community that needs both.
Whoa - those are big words. Aren't they the exclusive purview of the very rich, with lots of money to give and lots of time to spend doing good?
Not necessarily. Project Ripple Effect is designed to bring together average folks and projects in need, and its founders believe that spending as little as an hour a week helping a worthy cause will have a ripple effect in the community"