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Oprah’s Chai Tea from Teavana and Starbucks that Helps Charity

September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Remember when rocker Bret Michaels created Snapple Troparocka as part of the Celebrity Apprentice reality show?  It was hard to believe that someone who wasn’t a beverage professional could create something so delicious. In fact, I have a bottle sitting next to me right now.     Well, back in April of this year Oprah announced at […]

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Sports Memorabilia for Auction That Helps United Way

August 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Are you a big sports fan or do you know one? How would you like to own or experience some of the following: A round of golf with Lee Westwood, former World Number One and UPS Golf Ambassador. A UPS Racing fire suit worn by NASCAR driver Carl Edwards in the 2013 Kentucky Speedway: Quaker State 400. An autographed football […]

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An Easier Way of Donating to ALS Than #icebucketchallenge

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By now everyone has heard of the “Ice Bucket Challenge”. No doubt multiple people on your Facebook feed have done it, and of course there are celebrities all over from Justin Timberlake to Jimmy Fallon who have jumped on the bandwagon. The story goes that the whole thing started on July 29, when former Boston […]

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Nominate your charity to receive $10,000 from Toms of Maine #50statesforgood

August 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Toms of Maine is a great company based in, well, Maine that makes toothpaste, deodorants, and other products from all-natural ingredients. I’ve used their products and know first-hand how great they are–they don’t have artificial colors, flavors, fragrances, nor preservatives, and they don’t even use any products derived from animals. And yet their products work just as well […]

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Buy a Subway Sandwich to Support Stand Up To Cancer

August 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Feel like buying two $5 footlongs at Subway (okay, sorry for getting that song in your head). From now until September 15, pay with your Mastercard and you’ll not only get lunch out of it, Subway and Mastercard will donate to Stand Up to Cancer to accelerate innovative cancer research to get new therapies to patients […]

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Toys R Us Guide for Disabled (or Differently-Abled) Kids

July 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Over the years the world has come up with all kinds of words for children with special needs. They were “handicapped”, then “disabled”, then “physically challenged”, and now “special needs”. But there’s one thing a lot of people don’t call these children that they should: kids. Despite whatever physical ailments they have, they are at the […]

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Gardener’s Supply Copmany’s Charitable Donations

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve been a customer of Gardener’s Supply Company a lot lately, actually a lot more than I wish given that the main product I’m buying are to combat a nasty fungus gnat infestation. One thing I didn’t realize about the company is that 8% of their profits are donated to charity. This isn’t a one-time […]

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Kohl’s Cares 2014 featuring Little Critter, Disney, and Books.

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again–Kohls is featuring a new set of great products in their Kohl’s Cares collection that donate to kids’ health and education,. All are available for only $5. As always, their product selection this year is fantastic. I especially love the stuffed animals they have, from Dumbo to Baloo (from The […]

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Cross your heart and help others live

February 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

February, appropriately enough, is National Heart Month, among other things. While we cover a lot of different causes on this site, heart disease is still the #1 killer in the United States, and as such it’s critically important to raise awareness. I got an email from Razoo Giving Cards, a cool idea where you give a […]

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The Best Gifts for Book Lovers are still at GoneReading

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Back in 2011 I first wrote about a great organization called GoneReading that was just starting up at the time.  The concept of GoneReading was (and is) a brilliant one: have an online store that sells high quality gifts specifically geared towards readers, and then take 100% of the after-tax profits to fund charities that are […]

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