So you don’t have a green thumb and can’t keep a cactus alive. Well, now you can satisfy your eco-friendly instincts and give back with the click of a mouse. The nature-loving, community-driven folks at Odwalla are joining forces with the Nature Conservancy’s All Hands on Earth campaign t
Doing your part to protect the environment can seem like a daunting task. Well, now you can help shoulder the responsibility with other tech-savvy individuals tackling one of our most essential initiatives: planting trees. The eco-friendly people at Odwalla know a tree’s significance. which
With the help of the Mommysavers Forum members, I’ve come up with a list to help you and your kids get started on your path to spreading kindness…. one act at a time.
It’s no surprise that lending a hand makes us feel good — after all, a smile on someone else’s face can be contagious. Yet studies suggest volunteering provides more than just emotional benefits; it can make us healthier, and even tack on some extra birthdays.
Donna Karan enlisted 150 designers and CFDA members, including Narciso Rodriguez, Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Betsey Johnson and Olivier Theyskens, to design papier-mâché hearts for a celebrity charity auction on eBay to raise money for the Haitian Artisan Project. 100% of proceeds from the
The first part of teaching your children about the environment begins with getting them outdoors. Seeing trash on the ground or polluted water that can’t be swan in firsthand makes it easy for them to see why recycling and using less is important.
It’s not every day that we get to do what we love for a living whilst also being a shining light to those in need. To most, achieving just one of the above would be enough. But not for Marc Battipaglia and Andres S Beker who created philanthropic fashion label Wild Soul Sunglasses in November 2
With busy schedules between work and home life, the very idea of organizing a fundraiser makes most people come down with an instant headache–but it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether your child’s elementary school needs a new playground or you want to support the March of Dimes, fundrais
While some may resist going green because of the cost, others know being eco-minded saves a lot of green, too. Here are some more ideas for saving money and the environment.
I thought it would be fun to share just a few ways to give, even if you are going through financially difficult times yourself. These are not meant to replace giving in your local families, communities, churches, etc. but are yet more ways to give!
Philanthropy is a big word — and sometimes an intimidating word. In some respects this is good, because even the smallest act can change lives for the better. Consider 4-year-old Alexandra Scott. Diagnosed with neuroblastoma, she used her ultimately fatal battle with the cancer as a launch pad
1. Organic food delivers more nutrition. Studies have repeatedly found increased levels of some nutrients in various organic foods. “That means more nutritional quality per calorie and food serving,” explains Dr. Charles Benbrook, chief scientist at the Organic Center for Education and Promotion
Food! It fuels our bodies and is necessary for our survival. Most likely you question its nutritional value before putting it in your body, but do you question where it comes from? How was it grown? What effect will it have on the environment? Is the packaging recyclable? These are all factors that
People have all sorts of thoughts, judgments, interpretations, and personal history with the terms social action, social good, or social responsibility. Giving back is something that most people agree is a good thing, but it can mean so many different things to so many different people.
With the season of being thankful, and giving, I thought I’d get a head start on things and share some ways that you make another person’s day a little extra special.
I might be very frugal, but I love to be generous when I can, even on a budget. And I find that since I’m frugal on one hand, it frees up resources to give back. Giving back doesn’t have to mean that you write a big check.