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Spreading Hope This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year for counting our blessings. With the holidays in tow, many of us are busy gathering with loved ones and enjoying holiday traditions with family. While it is an exciting time for many, we must also keep our unhoused neighbors and people living in poverty on top of our minds. This…

Give Back on International Day of Charity

  International Day of Charity was inspired by the late Mother Teresa who is most known for dedicating her life to charitable service. Originally a Hungarian civil society initiative to commemorate Mother Teresa’s death, International Day of Charity on September 5 took off worldwide in 2012 when the UN declared it an international holiday. Besides…

DIY Father’s Day Gifts for Kids

With Father’s Day just around the corner (June 19th), it’s a great time to begin planning what you’ll be giving the extraordinary father figure in your life. There is no better way to make a person feel extra special than by taking the time to handcraft a personalized gift that you can’t buy anywhere else.…