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We all know about the horrible bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15th, but what you may not know about is a charity that was set up called The One Fund Boston.
A day after the bombings, two influential people in the Boston community, Deval Patrick and Mayor Tom Menino announced the charity being formed to raise money for the families affected by the attacks.
Just a week later, the campaign raised an amazing $20 million dollars. $6.3 million was raised by individuals locally and nationally who wanted to help. While $14.8 million was raised from corporate donations. More >
I just read this wonderful article about a home built for kids with sisters and brothers, who are orphans. A Cottage of Hope is the first of several cottages to be built in Tampa, Florida, so orphaned siblings can finally live under the same roof as a family.
The Cottage of Hope was made possible with a generous donation from local businesses like K-Force — which not only gave money but also time. Employees with K-Force have been painting, putting in hurricane straps and cleaning.
Ray Morganti, Vice President of Talent Management with K-Force says that “everybody has More >
Hey everyone, while we have been blogging about summer camps, I thought I would add a blog about kids that did something extra-ordinary with their time this summer — hosting 8 fun, family friendly events to collect brand new shoes for kids in need!
After months of hard work and dedication, “The Shoe Crew,” a group of philanthropic kids, teens and celebrities successfully met their goal of collecting 2200 pairs of brand new athletic shoes to donate to underprivileged youth, just in time for school to start.
In early June, Vlado Footwear CEO Jill Kim, learned about the Shoe More >
Hi Everyone, sorry I haven’t written in awhile, but since school got out, I have been busy with family vacations and camp.
Those were two good blogs that Cross and Cooper wrote about the Olympics. I have been trying to watch some of those events as well.
Daisy often talks about how situations happen for a reason, and many times good comes out of bad if you look for it. I recently read an article that fits those statements.
Camp C.O.P.E., which stands for Courage, Optimism, Patience, and Encouragement was started by Elizabeth Reep, 42, a social worker with More >