Pay It Forward Friday
Kelcey Harrison knows – she lost a good friend to the disease two years ago and is on a mission to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for this #1 cancer killer.
Outside of funded charities, you don’t come across many people who make helping others a priority.
Imagine envisioning a way to encourage children to read – and not only that, coming up with a program that would enhance a child’s decision-making skills, thereby increasing an at-risk child’s chance at success?
Now imagine you decided to make that idea a reality, no matter what.
We told you about how Twitter is planning to fight back against hate speech – and today we see that author JK Rowling is helping fans cope with bullying as well, but what about the rest of us? What about you?
That’s a question Matt Shankles asked himself after being a witness to and victim of bullying and the answer for him was pretty clear: do something. And we think you’ll like what he did.
If you’re a teen planning to travel internationally, or a parent of teen planning to do so, this post could be a lifesaver. Honestly.
Tyler Hill’s family created the ClearCause Foundation to educate you about safe travel – and there’s a LOT you need to know.
Who is Tyler Hill? He’s a 16-year-old who died while on a group trip to Japan.
If you’re looking for a way to give back that wont break the bank, this post is for you.
What if we told you that you could buy delicious coffee and doing so would support humanitarian efforts in the world’s poorest villages? Well, you can and it does. Check THIS out.
How important is it for children to know that they matter? Intuitively we know the answer is “very.” Children live up to our expectations and hearing that they are important in the world makes their little hearts pitter-patter with pride.
If you or a loved one has been labeled “learning disabled” or “different,” you’ll want to read this post.
There’s a pretty kickass program out there that’s helping LD/ADHD and similarly labeled kids (and adults) redefine their place in their classrooms and in society. And it’s called Project Eye-To-Eye.
You’re going to think this is too good to be true or a ploy to get you to read this piece, but it isn’t.
What would you say if I told you that students could win tuition grants and help out the charity of their choice by playing games online? Old news – gamers win money every day, right? Well, we’re not talking hardcore ‘gamer type’ games here. These are just regular, ‘anyone can play them’ type games. Your grandma could play them (more on that later).
If you’re a student, or if you know one, you’ll want to check this out. Students are winning between $50 to $5,000 a pop and it’s completely free to play.