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Operation Christmas Child #OCCGiving

What do you do to teach your kids about giving and compassion? Every Thanksgiving and Christmas we grab the list from church and head to the store to donate dinners for the poor. When I heard about Operation Christmas Child, I knew we had to jump on board and make a box or two for […]

Mimi’s Cafe Power of Pink @mimis_cafe #PowerofPink

The Mimi’s Cafe Power of Pink campaign kicks off Monday, Oct. 1 and goes through the entire month. With each Sparkling Pink Passion Mimosa and Pink Passion Sparkler drink sold, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to National Breast Cancer Foundation through Oct. 31.Throughout October, guests can donate $1 and receive a leaf to inscribe […]

In Memory of Safa: Safa’s Smile Myasthenia Gravis Fundraiser Walk

Last weekend while hanging out with some girlfriends at Six Flags we got some awful news. Our friend’s daughter, Safa, was in the hospital in critical condition. She was 6.5 years old. Safa had a condition called Myasthenia Gravis. It attacks the muscles in your body and weakens then. As you can see in Safa’s picture on the […]

Taking Donations for Operation Precious CARgo #ChevyCARgo

A few of my fellow Chicago bloggers: Melisa, MJ, and Dwana are taking part in Operation Precious CARgo. It’s a special program put together by Chevy to collect registry items for a deserving, expecting Military Mom. Melisa is collecting items from the list (below) between now and March 22. There will be a baby shower event […]

Bright Future International

  Have you heard of Bright Future International? I hadn’t either until recently. They currently have a Facebook promotion that if you like their page they will donate $1 to helping children in Kenya, Burundi and Russia. Visit the Bright Future International (BFI) Facebook page and click like. Bright Future International (BFI) has been providing help to children in Russia, Panama, […]

Go Red for Women with Mimi’s Cafe #WearRedDay @mimis_cafe

Last Friday, Mimi’s Cafe had a special Go Red for Women event at their restaurants. They encouraged people to wear red to help raise awareness of the American Heart Association trying to raise funds to help raise money for Women’s Heart Disease. If you wore red, you were able to get a free bowl of soup. […]

Join Rachael Ray and Drive to End Hunger

In a new public service campaign, the best-selling author and TV personality encourages people to take action to fight hunger among older Americans Los Angeles, Calif. – Entertainment Industry Foundation Ambassador, author and television personality Rachael Ray is lending her support to a new public service campaign aimed at ending hunger for the more than […]

Toys for Tots Literacy Story Time at The UPS Store #ToysforTotsLiteracy

Did you know that The Toys for Tots has a Literacy Campaign? Neither did I! I was asked to find a local celebrity with my blogger friend Alicia from Making Time for Mommy to host a local story time at The UPS Store. The Literacy Program is trying to battle the “summer slide” in children. […]

Donations Needed

This Tuesday I’m going to an event that is helping Ronald McDonald House Charities. We’re trying to fill a Chevy Cruze full of products for the RMHC-CNI. If you’re local to me and would like to donate, here is the list needed: Aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and plastic sandwich bags Laundry detergent and fabric softener […]

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

There are two foundations trying to spread the word and make some changes with Child Abuse:  McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site and Baby James Foundation. First I’ll tell you about the Sweet Dreams Fund Campaign. The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site will provide children who are victims of physical and sexual abuse with a one-stop care location. Currently, […]

Baby James Foundation

Join Frosted Fingers, Occasional Happenings and Rob Krueger Photography for a rally against Child Abuse with the Baby James Foundation. I’ll have a table there for kids to make their own cake pops or cookies to eat. There will be a DJ, family photography, a band later in the evening and much more. Time Saturday, […]

Heart of Haiti at Macy’s State Street #giveaway

This Valentine’s Day, Macy’s State Street invites you to make a difference with our Heart of Haiti collection! Special Shopping Experience Friday Feb 11 This February 14th, give a gift that gives back! The Heart of a Goddess pendant from our exclusive Heart of Haiti collection makes the perfect present. Designed and produced by talented Haitian artisans, each […]

Help earn money for the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Between 11/15/2010 and 12/3/2010, Sears and LG will each donate $0.50 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository each time their Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks video is viewed on the Sears Appliances YouTube Channel. A maximum of $2,500 will be donated by each company. How You Can Help Spread the Word: Click on the video above! Tell […]

77kids Do Good Day #77kids

Ok so I’m a little late getting this up. It was last week, but it was a crazy busy weekend. 77kids Do Good Day from Paula Krueger on Vimeo. So last Wednesday two of my kids and I joined 76 other bloggers across the United States to “Do Good” on behalf of 77kids and The […]

Share Our Strength Great American Bake Sale!

Last Thursday my Mom’s Group took part in Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale. A huge thanks to Domino Sugar for providing our group with a gift card to get supplies to help out at the sale! Here’s a little about how the Share Our Strength funds work to help hungry children in America: […]