Miley Cyrus VMA Stunt Raised Big Money Online For Homeless Youth Non-Profit

Miley Cyrus Showed off her real "assets" this time at the VMA's and shined a light  on the issue of poverty and homelessness in America. Even though her date has legal issues that are now out in the media and some people consider it just another PR stunt....more

What We Did For Canada Day

Thank you so much to KT and Clint for spending this extra long weekend with me! It was jammed packed with lots of fun activities and yes, lots of eating of course (but we'll save the eating for a separate post!)What We Did For Canada Day 2014Warning: Contains lots of Canadiana!...more

BlogHer14 Changed My Life So I May Now Help Change Others

The BlogHer 10th Anniversary conference provided so many opportunities to be inspired. As a first-time attendee, I experienced a dizzying number of sessions from which to choose. On Friday afternoon, I decided to attend the session entitled Deep Blogging – Non-Profit Boards: How and Why to Join One. I’m still not sure why. But in my transition from practicing attorney to dedicated advocate, it felt right somehow....more

Virtual Races and Their Benefits

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsCome visit FFR at: http://www.fitfoodieruns.comkay, so you read them all the time, “Sign up for this virtual 5k!” or “Join this virtual marathon!”Look! People are talking and virtual racing is getting bigger and bigger. “Want to earn a medal, sign up for a virtual race!” but really, what are they?...more

Run in Support of Muscular Dystrophy

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runshttp://www.fitfoodieruns.com/2014/06/21/first-charity-run-mda-musculardy...When I attended the ZOOMA expo, I was chit chatting up a storm with the representative from MDA or Muscular Dystrophy Association.I don’t have any connections with anyone with this disease but my heart fell to the floor....more

Hear The Runway

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Lottery Charities - You Win even when You Lose

Most of us play the lottery for fun, entertainment, and most importantly for the excitement that it brings into our routine lives, even though we are aware that our chances of winning are slim to none. ...more

No one likes wax beans, generic Kraft Dinner and "apple beverage". Think before you give.

This post comes from a good friend of mine, Ani Perrault. She wrote it years ago, and I read it then. I reread it every year. Why? It is, quite simply, the best thing I've ever seen on the internet. ... ...more
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Do You Want to Raise Charitable Children?

Here's one thing you can do right now: Clean out their closets. I’ve given this a lot of thought, and although there are many things we can do to raise charitable children (most notably, by demonstrating acts of charity), I think the simple act of cleaning out a closet is one of the easiest ways to show our kids what it means to be charitable. And as an added bonus, we get a cleaner closet out of the deal. It’s a win win!...more