** I received a Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci for editorial consideration. Please note all thoughts are my own and I am not being compensated in any other way. ** In addition to my fabulous pink wiper blades from AutoTex Pink, another item that I am happy to sport for Breast Cancer […]
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 […]
Where you do your holiday shopping matters just as much as what you buy. Supporting local stores provides real benefits to your community. Local businesses create jobs and help fund your town’s essential services such as public schools, police and fire departments through their tax dollars. (Read more about why my experience serving on a […]
Did you know that 3 in 5 U.S. public school teachers say students regularly come to school hungry? This week Share Our Strength released its’ 2012 survey of America’s teachers reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom and the findings show that hunger is a huge problem in this country. Children are not getting […]
Did you know that although more than 21 million children in the US get free or reduced-price school lunches, only 3 million get a free summer meal?
Most of us can probably count on our children being fed to their bodies’ content at any moment of any day. But millions of kids and parents face the summer with worry; the breakfasts and lunches being fed to them during school will be missing.
Having a baby born with a medical condition or a gene that could trigger a condition is scary. Not knowing about your baby’s condition is even scarier. That’s why newborn screening is so important—even lifesaving. We’ve teamed up with Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advocates for newborn screening, to spread the word.
Among women, breast cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers.
In 2008, it caused close to 500,000 deaths and negatively affected the lives of millions. Although positive steps are being made every day in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer, the only thing that will continue this progress is increased awareness.
Early detection of the cancer is key to a recovery and few women regularly get mammograms to monitor their health. By increasing awareness around healthy steps such as this or common risk factors, steps can be taken to permanently eliminate breast cancer.
This Mother’s Day, join Macy’s in their “Thank a Mom Movement.” Macy’s will donate $5 (up to a total of $400,000) to a charity in your mom’s honor.
We’re happy to post about the Special Benefit Performance of “Driving Miss Daisy” scheduled for Monday, February 7th at 8pm because it combines two of our favorite things: the arts and charity. All proceeds from the special performance will benefit the The Actors Fund, which provides social services, health care services, employment assistance and housing services to those working in entertainment and the performing arts.