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The UNICEF Tap Project Turns 10 Minutes Into Water

The UNICEF Tap Project Turns 10 Minutes Into Water

The United Nations Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, is an organization that began in 1946 in order to assist women and children in receiving basic nutritional and humanitarian services. There are a reported 768 million people worldwide who do not have enough water, according to UNICEF statistics. On a daily basis, 1,400 children lose their lives from diseases that are tied to a lack of clean water. UNICEF’s presence can be seen in countries all over the globe, where the organization has helped to provide sterile water and sanitation services. The UNICEF Tap Project is a nationwide fundraising event held by… read more

Research, Results And Smiles for Over 50 Years

Research, Results And Smiles for Over 50 Years

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been a leader in pediatric cancer research and treatment for over 5 decades. Established by Danny Thomas on February 4, 1962, the story of this children’s hospital is an inspirational one. The goal of the hospital remains true to its original vision, to find cures for cancer and other diseases that affect children through a research based model and individualized treatment. St. Jude is open to all children, worldwide, and the hospital sees an average 7,800 patients annually, and families receive entirely free services for their children. Patients that need treatment at St. Jude… read more

Thoughtful Treats

Healthy Halloween treats

Candy is a delicious accent to any All Hollows’ Eve party or trick-or-treat fare, and if small children are gathered around, the sweet stuff is probably a necessity. There are other options besides the mass-marketed packaged variety if you are interested in handing out better candy. When choosing candies, opt for items that are preservative free and have no synthetic colors or flavor additives. In lieu of the traditional, consider things like veggies, organic juice boxes, pretzels, trail mixes and popcorn that are often seasonally packaged by companies to highlight fall festivities. Some schools and community gatherings may require store-bought… read more