Holidays

8 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

8 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day, we want to warm your hearts with some great ideas to celebrate this holiday of love. Believe it or not, they don’t involve a romantic dinner for two, a dozen red roses, or expensive jewelry. It’s something even better! It’s sharing your time, energy, talent, and goodness with others! 

10 Simple New Year's Resolutions to Make A Difference in Your Community

10 Simple New Year's Resolutions to Make A Difference in Your Community

New Year’s Resolutions shouldn’t be so hard that we give up on them before the end of the month. Here are 10 simple resolutions to help you make a difference in your community!

Get Your Company Into the Giving Tuesday Spirit

Get Your Company Into the Giving Tuesday Spirit

After Thanksgiving, many people stop by their favorite store to take advantage of Black Friday or Small Business Saturday deals, and millions of dollars are spent online on Cyber Monday. But Giving Tuesday, a day where charitable donations take precedence over retail sales, is fast becoming a staple of the holiday spending season.

Volunteers Make the Season Bright with Holiday Food Drives

Volunteers Make the Season Bright with Holiday Food Drives

Food pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens rely heavily on food and monetary donations. They cannot accomplish their goals alone. They need active volunteers of all ages to help in their mission. Holiday food drives are a great place to start.

Six Ways to Throw Holiday Parties with a Purpose

Six Ways to Throw Holiday Parties with a Purpose

It’s that time of year. Seems like there are multiple parties every week between now and New Year’s Day. Cookie exchanges, office parties, tree trimming parties, ugly holiday sweater parties, neighborhood get-togethers, family events, New Year’s Eve and don’t forget Festivus for the Rest of Us! This year, make a difference with your celebration!

Holiday Volunteering: A Great Time to Start a Lifelong Passion

Holiday Volunteering: A Great Time to Start a Lifelong Passion

The holiday season is a time for giving, and many of us take that to heart. We donate more money and seek out shelters, kitchens, and causes where we can volunteer our time. However, many programs and charities experience an influx of giving during this season of giving, sometimes almost more than they can handle. Don't worry, we've got some great options for you to put your generous nature to good use during the holidays and year round.

Surviving the Holidays with Your College Student

Surviving the Holidays with Your College Student

They’re BACK!  Our college students are home for a long winter break and they’ve brought a lot of baggage with them! Enjoy that first great big smile of recognition at the airport, followed by a wonderful hug and kiss. We've got some great ideas to keep everyone busy for a joyful and meaningful holiday season!