Tag: charity

Dulles Plane Pull to help VA Special Olympics

Hi Friends, I am participating in a special event here in Northern Virginia to raise money for the Special Olympics. As you all know –  2 years ago, I made changes in my life that has me focused on living a healthy and fit life! more »

Billionaire challenge: China’s wealthiest

The next billionaire challenge: China’s wealthiest – Sep. 10, 2010. The gap between the have and have nots seems to be getting wider all the time and on one hand it’s great that Gates and Buffett are trying to persuade others in their tax bracket more »

Loudoun Interfaith Relief Food Pantry Items being collected in Ashburn

Part of living a healthy and fit life is doing things for others — giving back. Here’s an easy way to help that I found out about via LivinginLoco The Ashburn Library in Ashburn VA is currently taking donations of cereal, juice, canned meat, and more »

Welcome to the Kindness community

Welcome to the Kindness community Thought this was a good site even though it is filled with annoying ads. Reminders on a regular basis of the kindness that happens around the world. Wish you could find more positive stories in the news — stories that more »

Lemonade Days 2010 | Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Help Put the Squeeze on Childhood Cancer Stir up some fun as you raise money to help find a cure for pediatric cancer by taking part in our 7th Annual Lemonade Days, on the weekend of June 11, 12, and 13, 2010. Host an Alex’s more »

Books make a difference – and you can help kids in need

Read about this over at Melicious’s Blog: The Clothes Make the Girl Not only am I a big proponent of helping and giving back, I also work in the education field – so reading/books=right up my alley. Books Make a Difference. BlogHer and BookRenter are more »

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Lemonade Days – June 11, 12 & 13

I had the pleasure of meeting Jay and Liz Scott, the parents of an extraordinary little girl – Alex – and hearing their story a few years ago during a Leadership camp I organized for student’s that attend K12, Inc.* schools. After that meeting, we more »

Giving back

To me a vital part of living a healthy life is giving back. Giving back does not have to be any huge production either. There are tons of small ways to do it.  For those of you that have volunteered, you know that there is more »