Karen Loucks Rinedollar, is the Founder of Project Linus, an effort that has delivered 4 million handmade security blankets to seriously ill and traumatized children worldwide, the author of Working for Peanuts: The Project Linus Story, and a motivational speaker from Denver, Colorado. She is available for keynotes and workshops worldwide. Karen is known for her energetic and uplifting messages of empowerment and compassion as she inspires audiences to tap into their passion for purpose and making a positive difference in our world.
Karen Loucks Rinedollar has been sharing her motivational messages through the national media for over 15 years. Oprah introduced Karen with, “We are talking about how simple acts of compassion create miracles in the world all the time. Nobody knows that better than my next guest Karen Loucks!” Karen’s energy is contagious, her “humanness” is a breath of fresh air and her “Can Do” attitude gives those in her presence the feeling that there is no hurdle that can not be overcome. With her diverse life experiences as manager for Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Drummer Ginger Baker, a Firefighter/EMT, a Wedding Officiant and Colorado State Champion Swimmer- there is little than can throw Karen for a loop and this is evident in her speaking presence and content. Summary: Denver City: Colorado State: Working for Peanuts: The Project Linus Story Book: 15 years speaking professional Years Speaking Professionally: 6 million- The Oprah Show & NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Largest Audience: Corporate, Professionals, Retirees, Teachers & Home Schoolers, Fiber Artists (Knitters, Quilters, Crocheters, Crafters) , Associations, Children, Volunteers, Spiritual/Religious, Seniors, Organizations who Work with the Medically Challenged, Social Services, Hospice, Military Spouse & Survivor Groups, Wedding Industry, Relief Organizations, Prison Services, Philanthropic, Athletes, Kinestetic Learners Audience Targets: 30-60 minutes Keynote Length: How to Work for Peanuts and Love It! Keynote Title: 1-3 hours Workshop Length: Making a Difference, Working for Peanuts (Children/Volunteers), Managing Volunteers, Marketing your Dream, Being A Responsible World Citizen, Guesting on Oprah and other National Media Outlets, Add Purpose to Passion, Yes You Can! , Soaring Over Hurdles, Radio Interviews, Blogging for Business, Maximizing Your Facebook Friendships, How to Not Start a Nonprofit Workshops Described: 100 Mile Radius or more Travel: Speaker Website: Link to Facebook Page