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Creating New Generations of Olympians

In Sochi this year the U.S. walked away with 25 medals earned by some of our most inspiring athletes. Even though the Olympics are over, the legacy of these athletes continues to live on. With the help of Citi nine … Read more

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Donate Love on Giving Tuesday

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and what's next? How about Giving Tuesday? After a weekend of eating leftovers and waiting all night for new TVs and DVD players, taking … Read more

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Masked Crusader Batkid Saves San Francisco

What did you want to be when you grew up? A figure skater? Firefighter? Veterinarian? How about Batman? What kid (and let’s face it, most adults) wouldn’t want to be a superhero? For 5 year old leukemia survivor Miles Scott, being … Read more

I Want Gender Equality, International Women's Day

Women Can Be Anything, Anything but Equal

Since 1911, March 8 has been celebrated as International Women’s Day. In China and 14 other countries, people get the day off work; in Bosnia and Italy the men give flowers to the women; and in Cameroon, women dance in the … Read more

10 Tips to Help Children Cope with Tragedy

10 Tips to Help Children Cope with Tragedy

Our world was rocked Friday, when a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in the small town of Newtown, CT and killed 28 people. As news of the events lit up social networks, parents throughout the country experienced a roller … Read more

Vaccines Save Lives, You Can Too

Vaccines Save Lives, You Can Too with Shot at Life

Vaccines save lives, its a fact. Another fact, vaccines aren’t effective if they aren’t being used. One child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could be prevented with a vaccine, that’s 1.5 million children a year. One point five … Read more