Archive for September, 2011
As everyone knows, I have a passion for helping people get the food they need. So I was very happy to read an article about a $6.3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this year to fund new ways of making sure kids from low-income families get enough to eat during the summer.
Of the 20.6 million children nationwide who receive free or reduced price lunches, less than one in five get meals when school lets out, according to the U.S.D.A.
We are so lucky that we always have a packed refrigerator and pantry — so many More >
Hey Daisy, I know how interested you are in companies and business people that give back to their community.
I just ran across an article that lists the top 10 technology giants who were ranked according to their philanthropy work.
As you might have expected, Bill Gates was on the top of the list, since his job these days is philanthropy. Although, he didn’t rank #1. The number one spot is held by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, due to his huge donation of $3.4 billion towards education.
The other technology giants and their ranking is Oracle’s Larry Ellison (3rd), More >
As you guys all know, my mom is a big Starbucks fan. Whenever you see her she usually has a Starbucks cup in her hand. But not only does she like the coffee, she is also a big fan of Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks. Having her own marketing company she also uses Starbucks as an example, all the time, of how to build a great brand.
So my point is, when we ran into Goldberg Bagels last week before school, on the tv there was an interview running, on one of the morning shows, with Howard Schultz More >
I agree with you Page – this weather has been crazy! I’m glad things are getting back to normal now, but I am amazed at everything that has happened. First we had that earthquake in Virginia that we felt all the way up here in New Jersey. That was scary! I was in the Clubhouse with Daisy and Forrest when the ground shook! We thought someone was playing a big joke on us until Mr. Button ran out and told us to come into the house. Nothing else really happened, thank goodness, but I was glad I was not More >