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Sharon Osborne on Three Decades of Nonprofit Leadership and System Dismantling

In the 1980s, the Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW) brought Sharon Osborne in as a consultant to help them find some new executive management. She was a young social worker, who had helped set up Kentucky’s early childhood development network, and had a master’s degree in business.

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Children’s Home Society of Washington Taps Dave Newell to Replace Its Longtime CEO

After a longer-than-expected search, the Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW) announced last week that Dave Newell will succeed Sharon Osborne, its leader of 35 years. Newell, who will officially take the helm on June 10, has for the past nine years served as CEO of PromiseShip, a child welfare services provider based in Omaha, Neb.


One Simple Wish Promotes Nonprofit Collaboration While Brightening Lives

A night of raffles and designer handbags generated $18,000 in donations. The funds raised by the Credit Union of New Jersey Foundation’s recent designer handbag bingo night were not collected for the foundation, but were instead donated to another local nonprofit.


Bundy to Lead Children’s Home Society of America

The Chicago-based Children’s Home Society of America has hired David Bundy to lead the 131-year-old organization, which provides child welfare and family services in 19 states. Bundy led CHS’ Florida operation from 2000 until this year, and has served in some capacity at CHS since 1988.


Major Network for Child Welfare Services Research Launched

The Chicago-based Children’s Home Society of America (CHSA) will establish a research network aimed at testing and improving policies around child welfare and well-being. CHSA, which was founded in 1883 by Illinois Reverend Martin Van Arnsdale, will regionally partner with universities to establish the Child Welfare Practice-Based Research Network.