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#GetReady: Two Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

#GetReady: Two Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Wednesday, Oct. 29 is the 2-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s U.S. landfall. Sandy affected 24 states, killed 162 people, caused more than $50 million in damage and damaged or destroyed 650,000 homes and hundreds of child care centers and schools. It was the day that life turned upside down for thousands of children who suddenly lost everything – including their very sense of stability. Save the Children is still working with many of these children … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Pre-schoolers, Safety, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious

#JerseyLove Social Media Event Raised $5k for Displaced Belmar, NJ Families

#JerseyLove Social Media Event Raised $5k for Displaced Belmar, NJ Families

The #JerseyLove Social Media Moms Retreat was a huge success and raised a total of $5k for displaced families along the Jersey Shore. These moms and bloggers pulled out all of the stops to bring attention to the destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to so many shore towns in NJ and NY and to show the world that the Jersey Shore is open for business.I was so excited to be a part of this event and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Socially Conscious, Summer, Travel

Support the Shore #JerseyLove

Support the Shore #JerseyLove

Will you help me share #JerseyLove? Tourism is big business for New Jersey. Without a strong summer season, many businesses won’t make it through the year. Everyone remembers seeing the destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to so many shore towns in NJ and NY, but there is not as much media coverage of the recover. This has residents worried that tourism will be down this summer. I’m from Philadelphia, and I’m proud to say that “I Love New Jersey.”  … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Made in the USA, Socially Conscious, Travel

Adopt a Long Island Family Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Adopt a Long Island Family Affected by Hurricane Sandy

I live here on Long Island and have just been absolutely emotionally devastated by the damage Hurricane Sandy has done to our community. We were without power for a week but we were the lucky ones. A lot of huge trees fell but they all missed our house–some by a matter of inches but close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades, and hurricane-blown trees, apparently. So many have lost their homes to flood, wind, and rain. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured