Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Get ready for spring cleaning and Earth Day 2011! SheKnows.com features 10 Fab alternatives to throwing stuff away. Continue reading

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Laptops Help Foster Youth in College

If your spring cleaning includes making a decision about what to do with that laptop you’re not using, you can donate it! Make a difference in the life of a young person. From today’s Sacramento Bee: Two Placer County colleges are asking the public to donate used laptop computers to help former foster youth get through college. William Jessup University and the Sierra College Foundation are launching a program called “Fostering Care in Education” that will support former foster youth … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Blame the Victim

Child maltreatment is the #1 reason that children enter foster care. It’s also, tragically, the most-cited reason for children re-entering the system. In the case of an 11-year old girl, brutally raped by some 20 different men (WHY did no one stop it?!), a reporter with The New York Times has decided to “profile” the child in terms on what she was wearing. She’s 11. Please, join me and the Change.org team in signing this petition, which requests an apology … Continue reading

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WOMAN, Inc.

I have the honor of being on the board of directors for WOMAN, Inc.–Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent. For more than 30 years, WOMAN, Inc. has provided a lifeline for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. You can help! Here is WOMAN, Inc.’s current wish list.

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Community Collection Day

What an awesome way to come together: charities are working in concert to not only help the needy, but also encourage YOU to get some spring cleaning done! Community Collection Day is March 19th. From WANE.com: (WANE) – Several non-profit agencies are joining forces to create a first of its kind event in Fort Wayne.  It’s called Community Collection Day. On March 19, you can take all your material donations, everything from building materials and baby furniture to clothes and … Continue reading

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