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Sharon J. Bell

Title: Attorney, Owner

Company: Rogers & Bell

Location: Tulsa, Okla.

Sharon J. Bell is managing partner of Rogers and Bell. Her practice focuses on charitable organizations and estate planning. 284 more words


“Good Stories” and the Other Stories

Friday, November 20, 2015

Like any nonprofit agency, we need to raise money. Sometimes we organize a big event—more on those efforts another day—but more often we send requests for financial help, hoping to attract donors. 701 more words

Charitable Organizations

“Did You See the Car They Drove Up In?”

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

It doesn’t happen often but it happens once in a while. Someone arrives at our charity to ask for help, and he or she receives food, or clothes, or financial help with their ID or tools for work. 724 more words

Charitable Organizations

Dependency and Isolation

Friday, November 6, 2015

In our agency—as, I imagine, in any charity—we receive a frequent criticism: “You promote dependency. Your services for the poor don’t help them; instead, they come to depend on your handouts of food and clothes instead of motivating themselves to change their situation.” This commentary might be accompanied by other common pronouncements about the needy: “Being dependent on you means that they can choose to live on the street” or “Your efforts contribute to a culture in which dependency becomes a way of life.” 546 more words

Charitable Organizations

And the Memory Lingers On

The garage sale is over, but there are still 3 unresolved items to be handled.

We advertise our garage sales in the local newspaper, but we also advertise on certain online sites. 335 more words


Coming on to winter now and with winter comes specific needs – the need for adequate shelter, heat, clothing, and blankets.

People might be inclined to ask blankets?  298 more words

Easy Ways to Help Others

I’m a big fan of recycling, not just to stay green but because practically everyone I know has a habit of buying things they don’t always use to the “worn out” point of the item(s). 1,254 more words