Blog Posts - Giving Back



Join the Fight on Cancer with Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and the American Cancer Society. All opinions are mine alone. The views and opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Ameri...
by Giveaway Bandit on Nov 30, 2016

Giving Back: Grow Wildflowers & Feed Bees!!

Honey Bees pollinate most of the foods we love but often, bees cannot find enough food for themselves! So let’s grow 50 million flowers for bees to feast on in 2016! Go HERE to have a packet of Wildflower seeds sent to you at home so you can fe...
by CityGirlBigWorld on Aug 3, 2016

Bears for Humanity Animal Pals

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Bears for Humanity. All opinions are my own. You’ll buy a bear that cares with the Bears for Humanity animal pals. Every child should have a teddy bear to hold and snuggle. Bears for Humanity animal pals...
by Giveaway Bandit on Jul 29, 2016

Office Depot Donates 200,000 Sackpacks to Children

The Office Depot Foundation has made a difference to 4 million kids since 2001 with their national backpack program. They are celebrating the 16th year of the program by donating 200,000 sackpacks to deserving children! These children will get the to...
by Giveaway Bandit on Jul 25, 2016

The Results Are In: How Do You Give Back?

When you’re busy working or job searching, it can be hard to find time to volunteer or give back to your community. But, the benefits of giving back are numerous. Giving back not only makes a positive impact on your community, it also helps you gai...
by Movin' On Up on Jul 8, 2016

DESIGNING FOR A WOUNDED WARRIOR: HUMBLED AND PROUD-HOME AT LAST!

by Savvy In The Surburbs on Mar 5, 2016

DESIGNING FOR A WOUNDED WARRIOR: HUMBLED AND PROUD – PART 3

I was a little hesitant to post a sneak peak of this phase of my wounded warrior project  just in case Sgt. Erich Ellis might think to check out my blog before the move in date.  And, of course I want him to be surprised!  But, I’m b...
by Savvy In The Surburbs on Jan 11, 2016

DESIGNING FOR A WOUNDED WARRIOR: HUMBLED AND PROUD – PART 2

If you didn’t get a chance to read about the wounded warrior project I’m involved with through ReMax Realtors and The Texas Sentinels Foundation you can click here to see our deserving veteran, Erich Ellis. There you can read about his story and...
by Savvy In The Surburbs on Dec 1, 2015

THE BILLIONAIRE AND THE COURIER: Empty boxes full of joy and cheer

A man answered a newspaper ad for a job as a delivery courier. He got the job, and his employer, an eccentric billionaire, paid him […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 24, 2015

Rebuilding Together Alexandria Recognizes Exceptional Volunteer Partners

Three outstanding volunteer partners recently received Raise a Roof Awards from Rebuilding Together Alexandria, a volunteer-based nonprofit that focuses on creating community stability and more socially, culturally, and economically diverse neighbo...
by Red Brick Town on Oct 30, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities for Youth and Families in Alexandria

Volunteer Alexandria has the following opportunities for youth and families to give back to the Alexandria, Virginia community.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Seeking Volunteer Tour Guides

Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking individuals 14 and older to serve as volunteer docents (tour guides).
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

TC Williams Principal Visits Community Lodgings’ Brent Place Site

Dr. Jesse Dingle, principal of T.C. Williams High School, meets Andrew Veney, TC William class of 2021, at the Community Lodgings learning center site in the Brent Place apartment complex last Saturday. Dr. Dingle also visited several of his students...
by Red Brick Town on Oct 20, 2015

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office Honors Volunteers at Annual Luncheon

The Alexandria Sheriff's Office celebrated its dedicated volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, October 15 in Alexandria, Virginia.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 19, 2015

Child & Family Network Centers Provides Backpacks for Brighter Futures

The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC), an Alexandria-based network of free, high-quality bi-lingual preschools that provide low-income children with the tools they need to succeed in school and in life, will provide backpacks to underprivile...
by Red Brick Town on Sep 4, 2015

Help ‘Fill the Boot’ this Labor Day Weekend in Alexandria, Virginia

The Alexandria Fire Department and IAFF Local 2141 have begun its annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign in Alexandria, Virginia this Labor Day weekend 2015.
by Red Brick Town on Sep 3, 2015

Monique Miles’ City Council Campaign Gives Back at Youth Day Festival

Republican Monique Miles' City Council campaign donated backpacks filled with school supplies for children at this past weekend's Youth festival in Alexandria Virginia.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 31, 2015

Alexandria Nonprofit Executives Strengthen Leadership, Community Impact with LEAD

ACT for Alexandria is currently recruiting for the third LEAD program in Alexandria, Virginia. Are you a nonprofit? This program might be right for you...
by Red Brick Town on Aug 31, 2015

The Child & Family Network Centers Raises $25,000 to Support Early Education in Alexandria

The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC), a nonprofit provider of free preschool and wraparound services to the children of the working poor, hosted their first annual Backpacks for Brighter Futures event on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in Alexan...
by Red Brick Town on Aug 28, 2015

Child & Family Network Centers Hosts First Annual Backpacks for Brighter Futures Event

The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC), a nonprofit provider of free preschool and wraparound services to the children of the working poor, is hosting their first annual Backpacks for Brighter Futures Event on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from...
by Red Brick Town on Aug 25, 2015


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