Re: Getting close!!!
I have concerns about the last one. Although I'm sure the author was speaking of volunteering generally, I couldn't help but think that s/he was implying Linkerbink should volunteer at his old non-profit.
Doing so would truly be non-profit, in that he would be working, but not getting paid!
He had one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it . . . It faced, or seemed to face, the whole external world for an instant and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. -- The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald