Why you should design for nonprofits

When Dawn Hancock decided to quit her job it was to concentrate on work she was passionate about. To focus on design that moved people. To found a studio that really made a difference. The creative had only ever come across the kind of projects she really wanted to be a part of as a volunteer designer, working with nonprofits. But, 15 years ago, that all changed.

"I never hated my day job," Hancock says. "I just wasn't passionate about the work I was doing. During that time, my father died unexpectedly, and that was the real motivation for me to quit. I found out that life was too short to do something you're not passionate about. And, knowing that design has the power to impact people, I made it my mission to focus solely on that type of work."

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