Results tagged with 'charities'
Published Aug. 15, 2014
Many people will find it easier to wrap their heads around the idea of a 24-hour run than to grasp what Thomas Budde seeks to accomplish with a charity called The GIVE Shirt. Larger nonprofits raise millions to fight cancer, save endangered species or fight domestic violence. Budde raises thousands, primarily to encourage people to give. Give what? Whatever they can.
Published May 11, 2014
It can be an intense, lonely time for mothers in the NICU, even on Mother's Day. That's a part of the reason why friends Amy Scott and Erin Nevicosi created the Grateful Hearts Giving Network. The fledgling charity organization was founded to give people a chance to give back to those in times of need - in this case, those in the NICU - by donating and assembling useful items into gift bags.
Published Feb. 5, 2014
Former Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Donald Driver announced the first-ever class of Driven to Achieve Award winners. The awards were created to recognize the achievements of charities, companies, community leaders and celebrities on both the national and local level that have made a remarkable difference.
Published Oct. 13, 2012
Dead babies aren't sexy. It's a harsh observation from a mother who endured the often insensitive responses of friends and family members after the loss of a child via stillbirth and was stunned by the lack of medical and charitable efforts to prevent late-term infant deaths. "People don't want to talk about it. Nobody wants to talk about it at all," said Mindy Mueller, who delivered Abigail, at 37 weeks of pregnancy. "Not talking about it is exactly why it keeps happening."
Published Sept. 22, 2012
After a humanitarian mission to Kenya, Mark Rolison was inspired to found GloBall Giving, a non-profit agency that collects and distributes sports equipment to underprivileged youth in Third World countries.
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