Category Archives: Organizations

A Gift With REAL Heart…….

Being less a week away, it’s a wise choice to do something that makes a difference in the lives of others for Valentine’s Day. Expand your horizons by thinking outside the box of “chocolates” by making a contribution to an … Continue reading

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Gifts Without Boxes

  Turning the focus away from the crass consumerism of Black Friday, (and in some cases Gray Thursday[!]), is the welcome relief of Giving Tuesday, which is December 3, 2013. Only in its second year, this observance is now a … Continue reading

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Let It Begin With Me

As summer officially ends this Saturday, two organizations mark a noteworthy day for raising awareness and promoting peace building through worldwide events  . First, it’s the International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21, as an opportunity to create shared … Continue reading

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She-roes for the Future

“It’s a girl,” can be either the most sad or most glad three words, depending on the circumstances. On October 11, 2012, the first observance of the Day of the Girl will be celebrated worldwide. 10.11.12 is more than a … Continue reading

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Not For Pumpkins Only…..

September is Hunger Awareness Month, and over at Feeding America, September 6 is the day to wear orange either physically, or virtually, to Speak Out For Hunger. Here’s the scoop directly from Feeding America on a cause that is no … Continue reading

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Power of the Plate

“It’s the real thing,” was a popular ad slogan for Coca-Cola back in 1969. But today, October 24, is another time to push for food that’s real. It’s Food Day, a national day of awareness and action to encourage healthy, … Continue reading

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Great Tastes, At A Great Price, Too

Today, September 17, launches the campaign for great tasting, healthy food at even better prices—like $5 or less per serving. According to Slow Food USA, we need to “Take back” the fast-food “value meals” that are high in calories and … Continue reading

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