Philanthropy


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I hope you’ll forgive me getting personal today.   You see, I’ve been feeling SO discouraged lately.  It seems that every day I am surrounded by negativity….especially online.  I see the direction that this country is potentially headed with presidential campaigns and I feel discouraged.  I read about SO much division regarding race, police, and such.  I am saddened to see stories about the evil that exists in this world, with sex-trafficking, child abuses, and more.  At home, I see […]

Getting Personal


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Has anyone here ever heard of MyCausora?  I hadn’t until recently, but the concept is something that is so great and beneficial to so many that I have to share with you:           MyCausora gives you the opportunity to donate money to a charity of your choice.  No big deal, right?  Well, here is what makes them unique:  When you donate money, you get a dollar for dollar credit match. So if you donate $20, they give you […]

MyCausora – Help Others and Be Rewarded



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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love the holidays. I love the music, the trees, and the lights. It’s all great! What I love most of all, however, are the FEELINGS. The THOUGHTS. People are more kind during the holidays. We tend to be more generous, more loving, and more accepting. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! I love that although we […]

UPS #WishesDelivered Campaign – What is YOUR Holiday Wish?


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Parents! Vote Now to Help Kids Have More Fun – One Playspace at a Time As parents, we spend a lot of time discovering creative ways to nurture our children’s curiosity. Luckily, being outdoors provides the perfect landscape, fueling young imaginations and creating endless possibilities for exploration, discovery and creativity. Children’s Claritin hopes to inspire parents to create innovative play spaces in their backyards, and communities. Children’s Claritin also believes in the benefits of outdoor activity for children, and wants […]

Children’s Claritin and KaBOOM! Are Bringing Imagination Playground to ...



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Did you know that an estimated 19 million children worldwide are visually impaired, and of those affected, 12 million have conditions that could easily be diagnosed and corrected?   Lillian Pravda, an inspirational young lady born with a cataract who received sight-saving surgeries at only 9-weeks-old, founded Vision For and From Children at the age of eight. The organization raises money to provide children without access to eye care, surgery and vision services. After years of building awareness, the organization has raised nearly $100K and helped […]

Vision For and From Children