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And Suddenly…Nine

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Tweet I will never forget the first moment that I boldly communicated that my calling in life was to be a mother.  During a bit of downtime in a college creating writing class, the professor asked us – a motley crew of students from various programs and majors – to share what we hoped to […]

Compassion International Nicaragua Twitter Party

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Tweet A message from Shaun Groves, Compassion International: Five years ago the first bunch of Compassion Bloggers stepped off a plane in Uganda. Jet-lagged, nervous, battling bats and a dial-up internet connection, they used their collective online voice to speak for Compassion’s children. Hundreds were sponsored. And Compassion said, “Let’s do that again!” So we […]

National Women Build Week Twitter Party

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Tweet With flowers blooming and a warm breeze in the air, spring has finally made her grand entrance.  That means that it’s nearly time for Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week, May 4-12, which challenges women to devote at least one day during this week to help build affordable housing in their local communities. […]

THON: Penn State Dance Marathon Fundraiser Twitter Party

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Tweet The summer before ninth grade, one of my closest friends was diagnosed with abdominal cancer.  Thirteen years old and scared, I felt completely helpless.  I organized a group of friends, and meeting at my house, we planned a school dance to raise money to fight our friend’s cancer.  We secured a free DJ from […]

Bravado Designs #DesignedForGood Holiday Twitter Party

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Tweet The Bravado Designs 20th Anniversary celebration continues with a holiday party focused on giving back.  As you recall, Bravado Designs has partnered with design icon Rebecca Minkoff to create a Limited Edition Collection of Nursing Tanks benefiting Jessica Seinfeld’s nonprofit, Baby Buggy. Baby Buggy provides families in need across the country with essential equipment, […]

Gift of Hope Samaritan’s Purse Holiday Twitter Party

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Tweet With less than three weeks until Christmas, Samaritan’s Purse is inviting us to give hope this Christmas. Please join us next week for a very special chat about keeping Christ in Christmas, teaching our children to serve with a giving heart and more. The Samaritan’s Purse Gift Catalog offers 53 gifts that bring hope to hurting people […]

Hickory Farms Giveaway

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Tweet This time of year there is so much focus on both gift giving and giving back that it can become overwhelming both to plan as well as to budget.  Like most people, I try to use some of my holiday budget to make end of year charitable contributions both by donating money as well […]

It’s About Giving Compassion International Twitter Party

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Tweet Please join me for a very special hour on Twitter next week.  We’ll be tweeting with Compassion International about giving back this holiday season with a focus on how to support others without breaking the bank.  I’m happy to announce that @TheSamiCone, a Compassion blogger, will be joining us as a special guest as […]