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Turning a Cancer Diagnosis Into a Wedding For a Cause

Weddings are always deemed one of the most special days in a lifetime. It is the beginning of a new chapter and a partnership that lasts forever. What would you do if that partnership was threatened by a cancer diagnosis? This is what Michelle and AJ were facing as a …

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Bridal Shower Gift Ideas For A Good Cause

With summer upon us, you probably have a variety of bridal showers and upcoming weddings. If you are anything like me, I wait until the last second to buy a present leaving me with a very picked over registry. So I usually try to give something off the registry especially …

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Pura Vida Bracelets and Accessories from Costa Rica for Social Good

I learned early on in my travels that traveling not for the purpose of simply seeing new lands, but instead for the human connection, creates the opportunity to experience moments that affect our souls. Sometimes, those moments are so life altering that we bring them home with us. This is the …

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Give Children a Shot@Life by Supporting Advocate2Vaccinate

“Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a vaccine-preventable disease.” – Shot@Life How often do you say you are going to do something to give back only to find yourself not sure where to start? This month, you can do something right in your own community that will help children all …

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Help Give the Kids the World While You Accessorize

Most of us will never know the pain of having a child diagnosed with a life threatening illness, but for many families it is a reality they must face. They fight day in and day out to save their child’s life and watch as their flesh and blood endure pain and …

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Your $1 Can Help a Classroom in Need

Are you fed up with the lack funding for resources in your child’s school? Do you know a teacher that stretches every last dime to buy supplies for their students? Most teachers must pay out of pocket for those extra resources to aide in their students’ learning experience, and sometimes …

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Those That Want to Give Back

While you are spending so fast your credit card might catch on fire, don’t forget to give gifts that have meaning behind them…gifts that say more than “I had to buy you something so it was this or a coffee mug.” Here are beautiful gifts that do more than put …

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A Life Devoted to Helping Grieving Families

Do you feel as if you have a purpose? Most people find meaning in the many layers of life; raising children is a lifelong dedication, jobs fill our days with tasks and challenges, charity work makes us feel good about giving, but do you feel as if you are truly …

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How you can truly make a difference on Giving Tuesday

Do you resolve to help the less fortunate each holiday season only to find yourself falling short? It seems inevitable every year. We plan to give to more charities and spend less on things the people in our lives don’t really need. Then, we find ourselves way over budget and …

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Child Loss and a Secret Society of Grief

I cannot think of any single word that can capture the piercing grief, the disorienting darkness of losing a child. It is an ineffable nightmare that leaves broken parents trying to reshape the pieces of their lives to accommodate the sinkhole of despair that has swallowed a part of their …

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Giving Girls the Confidence to Succeed

My mother grew up in a home with domestic violence. It greatly affected not only her self esteem but eventually mine, too. Her experiences changed her course in life and damaged her confidence. As a mother, she couldn’t provide the strong female role model my sister and I often sought …

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The first fortune 500 company to replenish 100% of water used

It is important to me that I buy products from companies with a conscience. All of our work as individuals, to give back to the earth, can easily be undone by the practices of large companies that don’t care about anything beyond their own profits. This is why I strive …

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Help Teachers Across the Nation and Earn a Chance for a $50k Scholarship

Have you ever wondered where your child’s teachers gets their supplies? When you go to open house at the beginning of the year or attend the first parent teacher conferences, do you look at the creative decorations, school boards, and supplies? You might not give them a second thought, but …

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These Female Heroes Ran Like Girls

Once upon a time, women weren’t allowed to run in the Boston Marathon. Women were considered “too fragile” and “physiologically incapable” to distance run. Can you imagine being told you can’t enter a race solely because you are female and therefore, too weak? In 1966, 23 year old Roberta “Bobbi” …

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Finding Hope in the Slums of Brazil

Have you ever explored the slums of a foreign country? Did you walk through the streets cluttered with houses and look into the faces of men, women, and children only to find they were just like you? They work, they love, they hope, they dream, and some do incredible things. …

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Giving Power to the Period Through Community

I still vividly remember the day “Aunt Flow” first paid me a visit. I was with my grandfather and had to endure one of the most awkward conversations of my young life. Thankfully, he took it like a champ and promptly called my mom, who took me to the nearest …

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