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Walmart Fill The Truck / Giving Back to Local Kids

Walmart Fill The Truck / Giving Back to Local Kids

Every holiday season, I try to give to food banks and gift collection efforts. This year, things got so tight that I almost missed out on my chance. It made me feel terrible. Growing up, I’ve been on the receiving end, so I know firsthand how much of a difference donations can make. This year,Continue Reading

Quirky Holiday Gift Ideas From Uncommon Goods / $50 Giveaway 12.4.13

Quirky Holiday Gift Ideas From Uncommon Goods / $50 Giveaway 12.4.13

Happy Holidays! Wait. What? Thanksgiving isn’t even here yet! Oh, but you know the routine. Out with Halloween, in with Christmas. This is great for those who like to get their shopping done early. Well welcome, early shoppers, to the first installment of my holiday gift guide! Today, I am excited to share some quirkyContinue Reading

Cooking Planit Thanks For Giving / Nominate Your Inspiration To Receive $250

Cooking Planit Thanks For Giving / Nominate Your Inspiration To Receive $250

I am lucky enough to know some pretty inspiring people. There are too many to count and I never feel right singling out just one. Collectively, these friends and family members are selfless and regularly: • Ask for donations to their churches and shelters instead of birthday gifts • Serve women and children overseas •Continue Reading

H&M And UNICEF / All for Children Charity Collection

H&M And UNICEF / All for Children Charity Collection

Each year, H&M and UNICEF partner together to offer the All for Children clothing collection that helps disadvantaged children across the globe. Through the unique partnership and additional donations from H&M, $12.5 million are raised to help fund children’s rights projects. Today, H&M reaches out to more than 2 million children and the adults aroundContinue Reading

Guest Post: Your Charitable Support Can Make A Difference Worldwide

Guest Post: Your Charitable Support Can Make A Difference Worldwide

Giving to charity is one of the most important elements of paying back our debt to society. Many patrons and philanthropists reach a stage in their life where they feel a compulsion to help others, and to change the world for the better. Ms. Lois Pope, the widow of National Enquirer founder Generoso Pope, worksContinue Reading

Guest Post: Shopping Your Way To A Better World

Guest Post: Shopping Your Way To A Better World

Do you ever feel that all the good news of the world gets overshadowed by the negativity out there?  I mean, I don’t know about you, but sometimes it feels like all the problems out there are too big to solve. It may be comforting to know that many of our every day choices asContinue Reading

Jayden & Jaxon’s Birth Stories

Jayden & Jaxon’s Birth Stories

Tonight, I’m resharing Jayden and Jaxon’s birth stories for Global Team of 200 and our partnership with Save the Children. It seems a little silly that I would have preferred to have water births… at a birthing center instead of a hospital, when so many babies in other countries don’t have the technology and safeContinue Reading

Empowering Women Together

Empowering Women Together

I love purchasing goods that help support great causes and Walmart has made it even easier for me to do so through their new Empowering Women Together initiative. Empowering Women Together is part of Walmart’s global commitment to empower women worldwide to build better lives for themselves and their families. At the Empowering Women TogetherContinue Reading

Help Ugandan Moms Deliver & Care For Their Babies

Help Ugandan Moms Deliver & Care For Their Babies

In 2012 Shanti Uganda has assisted in bringing 113 new lives into the world safely and peacefully, tested over 400 mothers and partners for HIV and other STIs, provided 1000 antenatal care appointments and run a weekly infant immunization and family planning program. Now they need to expand their services to meet the increasing needsContinue Reading

Holiday Giving: Toys For Youth

Holiday Giving: Toys For Youth

On a few occasions, I received toys that had been donated and had it not been for the donations, I wouldn’t have had much for on some Christmases. Donating to Toys For Tots is near and dear to me for obvious reasons. So each holiday season we give toys to children in need. This year,Continue Reading

Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back

Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back

The holiday will be here in a week and I know some of you are still shopping… perhaps wondering what to give a person who seems to have everything. How about giving a gift that gives back? Here are some gifts that you may want to consider giving as they make great conversation pieces andContinue Reading

Operation Christmas Child: Compassion in a Shoe Box

Operation Christmas Child: Compassion in a Shoe Box

Each holiday season, we shop for toys and food to donate to children and families in need. These acts of kindness are what teaches Jayden about sharing and having compassion for his “friends”. This year, I wanted to rev up our giving. I had heard about Operation Christmas Child, but I wasn’t sure exactly howContinue Reading

Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Instead of trick or treating for candy this year, why not consider collecting donations for a charitable cause? There are still people out there who give change for Halloween so it isn’t too far-fetched. Trick or Treat for UNICEF is a 60 year-old program that gives kids the chance to help others during Halloween. TheContinue Reading


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