Archive for March, 2012
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 >
I know that we are all interested in helping kids and adults get the food they need, especially since Daisy shares information with us about how so many kids are at risk of going hungry. So I wanted to share this article that I just found.
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away 33 pounds of food each month — about $40.00 worth. In a year, that means each person throws away almost 400 pounds of food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 23% of eggs and an even higher percentage of produce More >
Hey Daisy, I thought you might want to know about a group of students at Kearns High School in Kearns, Utah who are putting technology to use for patients at Primary Children’s Medical Center. The students, who are part of a group called iCougars, teamed up with a non-profit organization called Operation Kids to raise more than $7,000 to donate a VGo robot to the children’s hospital.
They did this by selling iCougar and “love bytes” T-shirts and wristbands, along with securing a matching donation from a private foundation.
Once connected online, a VGo robot can attend classes remotely More >