Helping your community
Hey Guys, here’s a great story about NFL quarterback Tim Tebow and what his charitable foundation just did! He is from Jacksonville, Florida and they just opened their first “Timmy’s Playground” in a local hospital for kids that have life threatening illnesses.
The kids can use the playground for parties and for attending meetings. The design is so cool. It is set up to look like a mini locker room and has its own mini-stadium tunnel. The chairs are shaped like footballs, and the walls have giant photos of the Florida Gators football stadium during a game, with all More >
As my friends know, I am a big book reader and I found out about an organization this is doing something great for children. The Pajama Program provides new pajamas and new books to children in need. Many of these kids are waiting and hoping to be adopted. Thousands of the children they serve live in orphanages, group homes and shelters.
Since 2001 they have provided more than 1 million pajamas and books to children in need nationwide! Currently they have 63 chapters in 40 states and operate three Reading Centers, in New York, NY, Yonkers, NY and Red More >
Basil, your blog is so interesting, because I had just read an article about a company that is a home organization manufacturer, in Holland, Michigan who is not only providing storage solutions for food to families, organizations and communities in need, they are also partnering with Kids Food Basket.
The Stow Company just announced that they have joined efforts with Kids Food Basket to raise funds and awareness about childhood hunger through its campaign, The Organized Give.
In Michigan, one in four kids experiences hunger, and in the Grand Rapids area, almost 37,000 kids are food insecure. But the More >
Everybody knows that I’m a big sports fan. I like to play the games as much as I enjoy watching them, but when it comes to professional athletes, I can really see how they can make a big impact on our world. And it seems as if some of them have decided to take it upon themselves to make sure other athletes are aware of this too…
Some of the world’s most famous athletes, like Muhammad Ali, the great boxer who my dad has told me all about, and Cal Ripken Jr. and even Tony Hawk (skateboarding is pretty More >