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Great Wine that Supports a Great Cause #wine

October 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Veterans and Military

Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization that helps the families of active-duty military and veterans in need with emergency financial assistance. Since it began in 1982, Operation Homefront has provided more than $170 million dollars in funding to programs that benefit military families. Last year alone, Operation Homefront met 151,150 needs for military families, including […]

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Help the USO this Independence Day with this great deal from LivingSocial

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · USO, Veterans and Military

LivingSocial is back with a great deal that’ll help the USO, and I’ll give you a little secret on how to make the deal even sweeter. Go to LivingSocial and click “Deals”. You’ll see the deals for your local area. On the top of the page, you’ll see a menu that says “all deals”, “restaurants”, […]

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Tie-Dyed Roses in Red, White and Blue or any color of the rainbow.

November 4th, 2012 · No Comments · USO, Veterans and Military

A bouquet of flowers is still one of the most romantic and meaningful gifts you can give. Receiving a bouquet of flowers is a thrilling moment, and the roses can brighten a desk or house for weeks. Admittedly, it gets a little old to give the same red roses year after year. Which is why […]

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Patchwork Road's Meaningful Marketplace – Unique Gifts That Help Charity

September 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Children's Charities, Developing Areas, Domestic Violence, Education, Poverty, Veterans and Military

Here’s a fantastic new shopping site that you should definitely check out. It’s called PatchworkRoad.Com, and it just launched yesterday. There are certainly a lot of marketplaces out there that donate a portion of proceeds to charity. But right away this one feels very different. Instead of dumping you into a huge morass of affiliate […]

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Support the Guided Dog Foundation…and a 43 year old who's trying to pretend to be a 21 year old

September 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Animal Causes, Disability, Veterans and Military

Well, the last two posts have been on somewhat controversial topics, and so I thought I’d dedicate this post to something as non-controversial as you can get: PUPPIES!!!!! Each year the Guided Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs holds a bike tour. I posted in 2009 how my then-girlfriend (and now-fiance) Lisa rode the 10 mile […]

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Navy SEAL's Account of the Bin Laden Raid: No Easy Day – Book Available for Pre-Order Now

August 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Veterans and Military

As divided as the country is today, the country stood together that September day in 2001 when President Bush shouted to the Ground Zero workers and to the world that “the people responsible for knocking these buildings down will be hearing from all of us soon”. And likewise, the country stood together when President Obama […]

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This July 4, support the troops with this fantastic deal from LivingSocial

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Veterans and Military

For the next week, if you click over to LivingSocial’s National Deals page, you’ll see a wonderful offer where you can pay $25 to LivingSocial, and they’ll turn that into a $50 donation to the USO to purchase care packages for troops stationed far away to remove them of home and to let them know […]

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Download Jim Gaffigan's Latest Album, Help a Great Cause, Screw the Middleman #hotpockets

April 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Veterans and Military

I’ve been a huge fan of Jim Gaffigan since before the days he was fighting crime with Conan O’Brien and his freakish pale-white skin. Since then, I’ve seen him in concert in 2008 and 2010 and even saw him on Broadway last year. While my friend Jack and I used to attend a lot of […]

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Christmas Lights for Charity

December 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Children's Charities, Veterans and Military

Who doesn’t love driving around and viewing great Christmas lights? Something neat that a lot of families who set up elaborate Christmas lights displays is set up collections for charity. Lately, a lot of them have been posting videos and collecting donations online for those who can’t drive to their part of the world to […]

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Host a Event for the Wounded Warrior Project

November 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Veterans and Military

Over the last two years we’ve seen a lot of citizens out on the streets demonstrating and voicing their opinions about this country and its government.┬áIt’s easy to take for granted that there are still hundreds of governments around the world where such dissent would be quickly, swiftly, and quietly shut down. Veteran’s Day, 11-11-11, […]

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