Give Back in 2017: May

Soo… I realize it’s halfway through June and I’m just getting around to writing this May Give Back post. But I have a good reason for being away and that reason happens to be my May Give Back organization (and place of employment)! National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Bike MS Multiple sclerosis (or MS) is […]

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Give Back in 2017: April

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Give Back in 2017: March

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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February reads.

One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to read more in 2017. Here are the books I picked up in February. The genres I read this month were (in order): nonfiction and fiction. The Responsible Company – Yvon Chouinard & Vincent Stanley For a while, I’ve been very intrigued by socially responsible businesses. How can companies make […]

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Give Back in 2017: February

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Give Back: Love Your Melon

  Love Your Melon (LYM) started as a college business school project in Minnesota and has quickly spread across the country to many college campuses and beyond. The objective was simple; for every beanie sold, LYM would donate a beanie to kid undergoing chemotherapy. As the company grew and their beanies increased in popularity, LYM […]

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Give Back in 2017: January

In 2017, one of my goals is to donate $20.17 each month to a different charity or cause that I’m passionate about. I’ll still feature other nonprofits and social enterprises in the Give Back section, but I wanted to share this challenge with you, as well. I hope I can introduce you to some great organizations and […]

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Peace out 2016.

Thank goodness it’s December 31st. Can I get an ‘Amen’? While there have been some significant lows in 2016, I’m thankful for the joy and growth that I’ve experienced. Here are a few noteworthy moments from my year. January. Visiting Washington D.C. Most powerful moment: Holocaust Museum Volunteering at the Cubs Convention. February. Mardi Gras in St. […]

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Give Back: Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. Uh, what? You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. But Giving Tuesday is a break in the consumerist holidays. It focuses on giving. Not giving gifts to your friends and family, but giving to those who need it most. Last year, 700,000 people in 70 countries raised […]

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Give Back: GirlForward

In the wake of the election outcome, I’ve seen many people trying to find organizations to donate to and make a difference for vulnerable populations. I’ve decided to start a recurring segment on my blog featuring nonprofits that I love in hopes that you find places to volunteer your time and donate your resources! (Side […]

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