Back to School Giving Back Packs Event

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Back to School Giving Back Packs Event It is that time of year again when the kids go back to school. There are children who will go back to school without the supplies they need. Thanks to Aldi and my site there will be less of those children without necessary supplies.  This is the run down of our Giving Backpack event.  We partnered with Aldi this year to help children. Aldi offers school supplies and they also offer healthy lunch and snack options which will help the students in life. ...

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Help One Child Succeed in School

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Disclosure: This opportunity to give back to my community was made possible by our sponsors Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almonds and Fiji Water.  As part of our third annual Giving Back Packs Campaign I am fortunate enough to participate along with fellow bloggers to donate a back pack full of schools supplies to help one child in need. Why school suppplies? Why do we organize this project? Read more about our project here -----> Giving Back Packs I decided that not only was this ...

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Giving Back Packs 2015 – School supplies are so important!

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Giving Back Packs 2015 Hello and welcome to our 3rd annual Giving Back Packs event. This year we were blessed with very generous sponsors and lots of bloggers who volunteer to help. We are so fortunate that we are running 3 separate campaigns. So the idea behind the #GivingBackPacks project is that each and every one of us can do something to help others and we should. If a large number of people come together to give back in a small way we can make a BIG change. We asked bloggers to ...

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A Gift for Granny – The Gift of Sight

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Did you know one in four children has an undiagnosed vision problem? Right now when you purchase individual vision insurance from VSP Direct™ as a gift, a child in need receives a free eye exam and glasses. That means when you give the Gift of Sight from VSP, you give twice. Find out more at www.givevspdirect.com/eyegiveback. Thanks to VSP for sponsoring this post. We recently welcomed the newest addition to our extended family. Meet Sasha! Sasha is the princess of firsts! She is my ...

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Burlington Stores Annual Coat Drive

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Burlington Stores Annual Coat Drive Do you know what the difference between being alive and living life? I think some people forget the component that creates the difference is really compassion and the willingness to give of oneself. I support companies that offer people the opportunity to give. I love that Burlington Stores is willing to provide people who donate a coat 10% off their entire purchase with their annual "Warm Coats and Warm Hearts" coat drive. You simply head over to the ...

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$100 Story

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This is my fourth year of the $100 story  I believe in my pay it forward initiative. I believe that if you lead people to give and to share that you will create a movement of kindness. I believe being kind counts. I believe that if I spend my time and my money helping others that more people will be impacted then if I sit and say, "I wish." The way that my $100 story works is I have $100. I ask that you nominate someone for me to help. I will pick people to be their secret santa. I have found ...

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Being Kind Counts: Dollar Tree Give Gifts Project

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dollar Tree but all ideas and words here are 100% mine. If you follow my site you know I started a 30 day challenge to do kind deeds. This post is sponsored by the Dollar Tree. They allowed me to make a couple of buckets for some very special people most of which I have never met. Where else but the Dollar Tree Could you find gifts for anyone? I had a goal to make gift baskets for the places that my children would visit when they volunteered in their ...

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I Participated in SMOCK

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What is a Smock? It is a Simple Moments Of Contagious Kindness or #SMOCK... What did I do? Well I did what I could for someone else. I believe that Being Kind Counts and I have been doing a good deed since September started. I try to do my best to be my best. It only takes a moment to make someones day. We put together a list of 100 things you can do for others for free. I believe that my good deeds have impacted so many others already. I did three good deeds today. The ...

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Being Kind Counts

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  I know you have been following my story for the past couple of days. The one where I told you I decided to make a change and engage myself in a challenge to be kind. I mean not just say it but to take action. I decided I needed help. I asked some friends. The joined me on the Being Kind Challenge. It has been really nice reading their posts because I get to see my idea taking shape in the hearts of others. It is really cool to see what people think of to help others. I am grateful they ...

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Being Kind Counts

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Being Kind Counts We are working on a 30 day kindness challenge. You can read about it on www.beingkindcounts.com in case you are behind. I would like to invite you to participate. It will change your life. It really will. We all get busy and deciding to do something with a purpose gives us a unique and powerful energy. Today I am using my unique and powerful energy to teach students k-8 on how to use a computer and operate google docs to create work samples and to organize their work. I am ...

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