Posts tagged Helping Your Community
Here is a story about an outspoken girl who wanted to make a difference — Sounds like one of us! Kamrie Ewing, 10 years old, knew exactly what she wanted to do one summer when her mom gave her a few rolls of ribbon and a pair of scissors.
She started creating ‘her masterpieces’ and told her mother she wanted to sell them and give the money to an orphanage.
Then Christian, her older brother, told Kamrie about an 11 year old that goes to a local school who had cancer. So she began selling her ribbons at More >
As most of you know, I love comic books. So when I heard about Free Comic Book Day, my dad and I decided to go to Captain Blue Hens Comics for the day, last month.
This store participated in the national event of Free Comic Book Day, for the 13th year, and it attracted over 2,000 people. Many of these people were dressed as their favorite comic book character, there were artists sketching custom drawings, and there were free art classes as well.
This event was also supporting a couple of local charities. By wearing a costume to the More >
I love M&M’s so when I read an article about an 11 year old girl that raised money using M&M candy tubes I had to share her story.
Faith Fannie from Gilbert, AZ received national attention when she raised $10,000 for charity with candy tubes from Costco.
Faith decided to send out 1,000 M&M tubes to friends, family, people in her neighborhood, and anyone she could, to raise money for the charity Feed My Starving Children.
Just one M&M tube filled with quarters feeds a child 58 meals. She raised enough for almost 40,000 meals.
Faith said, “I was More >
100 Long Valley Middle School students were inspired to make a difference to Change the World after listening to Malcolm Sutherland-Foggio. He came to their school and shared his story of battling bone cancer, having his hip removed, his fight to remission, and his desire to make a difference for other kids.
13 year old Malcolm founded an organization called “Make Some Noise” to raise research money to find cures for the 12 known types of childhood cancers.
In less than 3 years since forming the foundation, more than $750,000 has been raised. $200,000 was raised in the More >