All posts tagged: giving back

Donate goods, money or your time

It’s that time of year when giving back is a gift. We have put together a list of organizations where you can donate new or used items, money or your time. For more information, please contact the charities directly. BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK With more than 13 million children in the US at risk for going hungry, this Kentucky-based group helps feed elementary school students in more than a thousand schools across 45 states. A $130 donation can feed one child on the weekends for the entire 38-week school year. CARDS FOR HOSPITALIZED KIDS This organization collects cards for children. Everyone is encouraged to make all types of cards, regardless of age, location or artistic ability. It is an easy, yet meaningful way to make a difference. Contact them directly for more details. CHILDREN INCORPORATED This organization has been helping children in need in the U.S. and abroad since 1964. For $30 a month, you can sponsor a child, and the money will help fund their food, clothing, healthcare, and education. You can also make a …

Celebrating Birthdays with a Charitable Twist

ECHOage is the modern way to throw a party for your little ones. Forget the extravagant presents, elaborate parties and over-the-top performers– give your kids the gift of giving. ECHOage helps parents organize socially responsible events. This charitable giving site was conceived by two Toronto-based moms looking to add more meaning to a child’s birthday party.