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2018 Holiday Charity Drive Update: $20K!

2018 Holiday Charity Drive Update: $20K!

You know you have a good thing going when people reach out to you and ask if they can send you stuff. While it’s not uncommon for influencers and content creators to receive random shipments from agencies and brands hoping to get thei ...
Delivering More Than $15k Worth of Future Smiles

Delivering More Than $15k Worth of Future Smiles

Last year at this time, we headed to the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital with a van full of goodies. Through the year, we had been collecting and setting aside SWAG and other items that our kids were too old for or that perhaps ...

Philanthropic Friday: Marvel Hero Acts

Every morning when I wake up, I make sure the girls haven’t hit their snooze too many times, then sit on the couch surfing Facebook for a few minutes until the coffee kicks in. The other day was a little more difficult than normal bec ...
Cars, Tech and Pizza at Digital Insiders Day

Cars, Tech and Pizza at Digital Insiders Day

I don’t know about you, but I can visit the same place multiple times and still learn something new. Last year I went behind the scenes at Domino’s World Resource Center, spoke with the leadership team, made pizza and did a vari ...
Philanthropic Friday: Unclutter for Good

Philanthropic Friday: Unclutter for Good

Frugal by nature, I use coupons and shop at Goodwill so having a yard sale for the things we no longer need is a nice way to get back a little extra money. For the past few summers, I’ve planned to have a yard sale. We have accumulate ...
Philanthropic Friday: Supporting Schools

Philanthropic Friday: Supporting Schools

Almost every time we go to visit my mom, she hands one of the kids a Ziploc filled with pop tabs and scraps of paper. No, it isn’t some kind of funky craft project, it’s her way of supporting the schools. Without kids in school, ...
Philanthropic Friday: Inspired By Peanuts

Philanthropic Friday: Inspired By Peanuts

Next week while attending Blogger Bash in New York, I’ll have the opportunity to learn about the upcoming Peanuts movie during one of the event’s luncheons. I’m sure you can relate when I say that Charlie Brown, his amazin ...
Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Many years ago when we were a young couple, like many of you starting out, we lived in an apartment. Our neighbors were of all ages, mostly older retirees or single working professionals. There was one couple a few years younger than us tha ...