Category: Advocacy

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: 100 Good Deeds #1GD

Disclosure: I received a bracelet in exchange for the feature. All opinions are my own. The 100 Good Deeds bracelets were created by Mary Fisher, who has spent a decade partnering with at-risk women in Africa and around the world. The cord is strung with one hundred unique glass beads and a single rubber ring. […] Read more

Top 40 causes to receive $25,000 from State Farm #MomCentral

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for State Farm. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. I’ve been involved in a wide variety of causes over the years. It started when, as student council president in high school, my advisor suggested that I think about ways that the student body could […] Read more

Muay Thai – A Controversial Art

Muay Thai, also known as “the art of eight limbs,” is a martial arts form from Thailand that utilizes fists, elbows, knees and feet. This fast-paced sport taxes you aerobically and anaerobically, so you can expect to burn up to 1200 calories in a 90 minute session. On this side of the world, a training […] Read more

3 Ways to End Child Sex Trafficking

Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry. Up to 27 million people around the world are held in some form of slavery, but last year only 46,500 of them were identified, according to the 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report issued by the U.S. State Department. […] Read more

Nonprofit Feature: Vision For and From Children

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 […] Read more

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