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On ONE.org: Creatively Using the Power of Community for Advocacy on #WorldWaterDay

On Friday, I had the honor of having a post published on the ONE blog. ONE, cofounded by Bono, is an international campaigning and advocacy organization of more than 6 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. I wrote about how I used the power of a community I… [Read More…]

photo credit: BookMentors

Philanthropy Friday: BookMentors Connects Donors and Teachers

BookMentors is a website that connects teachers and students who need books with donors who want to give books. Launched softly in 2013, the idea for BookMentors came from a group of friends who collectively saw how economically disadvantaged kids lacked access to books and wanted to do something about it. As a reading specialist in urban and suburban… [Read More…]

wolfpack fitness human car pushing.

Wordless Wednesday: Raising Funds, Awareness and Weight on World Water Day

There’s a post in the works for this amazing World Water Day event. For now, I’ll leave you with a photo and a video that illustrates the water story we told through a workout on a cold Sunday morning in Auburn, Maine that involved more than 40 people at my so-much-more-than-a-gym, WolfPack Fitness. Oh, and… [Read More…]

wateraidbag

On World Moms Blog: Introducing Kids to Global Citizenship on World Water Day

Sunday, March 22nd was World Water Day, a day to celebrate water and bring awareness to the fact that far too many people still lack access to safe water and toilets. One in ten of the world’s population lives without safe drinking water and 40% do not have adequate sanitation. These statistics are staggering to… [Read More…]

The bangles I chose to purchase at the Charmed by Charity event. Proceeds from the evening went to a local nonprofit.

Philanthropy Friday: The Positive Energy of ALEX AND ANI

Disclosure: I was gifted three beautiful bangles from ALEX AND ANI and am an affiliate partner. This post includes affiliate links, so I may receive commission if you purchase something via these links. All thoughts and opinions expressed, as per usual, are my own. The second blood moon of 2014 occurred on October 8th, also the date of what… [Read More…]

car wash photo

Wordless Wednesday: Washing Away Winter