Josh Duhamel’s Relief Run in Santa Monica, CA

I just heard that Josh Duhamel (“When in Rome,” “Transformers”) will be having a relief run, and yes running along side everyone in Santa Monica, CA. Too bad this Mama is in NH because this would be a great benefit to run in {if I could actually RUN} and meet a star! This will be an effort to help raise money for Japan. If you are going to be in this area on Sunday, March 27, 2011 please visit the Relief Run website to learn more.

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Bing Teacher Appreciation Website

Bing has a cool website where teachers can help themselves by logging onto the DonorsChoose.org website to start a “classroom project” or donation request. Parents and students can then visit the Bing Teacher Appreciation site to leave a comment {up to 5 per visitor} about a teacher who has made a difference in their life, enabling them to receive a $5 giving code to donorschoose.org {one per comment}. Parents and students can then apply the $5 giving code to the “classroom project” of their choice. Classroom projects are created by teachers, so reach out to your childrens’ teachers and encourage […]

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Cheerios 100,000 Book Giveaway

Did you know that over 80% of childcare centers serving low income families lack age appropriate books? A recent study also showed that the ratio of books per child in middle income neighborhoods is 13 to 1, while low income is 1 age appropriate book per 300 children. It’s a sad truth and the Cheerios family of cereals along with First Book and Jon Scieszka, author of the popular “Trucktown” series and other children’s books, have joined together to deliver 100,000 books to community-based programs serving children in need.

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Project Giving Back 2009 Forms Ready

As stated I would update when I had all the forms ready for donating items, funds and nominating families. Please complete the appropriate form below if you are interested in donating a gift, money or nominating a NH family or NH organization that you feel could use some assistance this holiday season with gifts for children. Donate a Gift – click here and complete the form. Donate Money – click here and complete form. Nominate a NH family or Organization – click here and complete the form. Thank you for reading this and I hope we can all work together […]

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First Annual Project Giving Back

I announced this late last night on Facebook and wanted to share on Happily Blended as well … Announcing the first annual Happily Blended’s Project Giving Back. This is my personal way to give back to my community. My wish is to make someone smile everyday and now I am in a position where I can use my connections for good. I have met so many wonderful, supportive men and women through blogging and now I hope to share some good through Happily Blended by giving back. This year I hope to connect with businesses and people by raising funds […]

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