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Throwback Thursday: Where Were You 5 Years Ago?

Where were we 5 years ago? Where will we be 5 years from now?

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Is it fun to imagine, or scary, or both?

Even more scary fun:

Try writing a letter to yourself with your thoughts about where you may be in the future, then save it to open on that date… not that this activity ultimately traumatized my high school classmates at our 10-year reunion or anything 🙂

Way back in 2008, Jolkona co-founders Adnan and Nadia Mahmud were taking baby steps in their mission to inspire and empower the next generation of philanthropists, by connecting busy young professionals to small giving opportunities that make a big difference locally and globally.

(Now they’re taking baby steps as new parents!)

To continue the spirit of #ThrowbackThursday…

Check out these blog posts from Jolkona’s early years:

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We’ve come a long way, baby! And 5 years is the “wood” and “silverware” anniversary, apparently. So help us celebrate Jolkona’s milestone with our Corks & Forks dinner/auction on Oct. 10 at Seattle’s Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center. In addition to serving as our main fundraiser for operations, this occasion is our chance to thank all our supporters so far, and tell old and new friends about Jolkona’s exciting plans for the next 5 years.

We hope to see you there! 

Visit the Corks & Forks page for ticket and sponsorship information, and our Facebook event page to join the conversation. If you have any questions, please email corks@jolkona.org or tweet it to us @Jolkona #CorksnForks.

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