November 15 is America Recycles Day. It is a great day to start recycling if you haven’t yet, and it’s also the perfect day to recycle even more! Whether you are a longtime or first time recycler, recycling these five items is a great way to start saving the planet.
Looking for a fun event that features celebrities, live entertainment and auctions all while helping local children? Attend the 4th Annual Wishing Well Winter Gala in Los Angeles! The event takes place at the Hollywood Palladium (6215 Sunset Blvd.) starting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 7.
Fall holidays can take a toll on healthy eating, and cooler weather makes us want to stay indoors more often. Keeping your family healthy and active through the fall and winter is often a challenge. Luckily there are countless ways to get kids off the couch and have fun moving around at home.
On Nov. 12, you can be a part of Southern Florida's can't-miss social event, the InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball. Over the past 21 years, the Wish Ball has raised more than $19 million for Make-A-Wish, which has helped grant nearly 4,000 wishes! The Wish Ball is also attended by notable philanthropists, celebrities and business leaders, and is emceed again this year by Gabrielle Anwar.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Most of us are aware that tobacco use is one of the leading causes of lung cancer, but there are several other risk factors you can have more control over as well. This November, learn more about the top three ways you can reduce your lung cancer risk.
November 11 is the day we honor all who served for our country, this day is called Veterans Day. Every year the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a tribute poster for Veterans Day. This year the theme is “Courage- Honoring All Who Served.” They pick the theme each year through a national Veterans Day poster contest. If you are unsure how you can be courageous this Veterans day, we have some great ideas for you!
Now that fall is officially here, it's time to start enjoying the cooler weather and spend as much time outside before it gets cold. It's also a fun time to spend those rainy days inside making delicious food and trying new projects with the kids. If you get stuck in the same routine each fall, here are 15 ways to spice things up with a fun new tradition.
With the new school year in full swing, now is the perfect time to look at one of the most widespread health problems children are facing today. Childhood obesity now affects more than 16.9 percent of children and adolescents ages 2 to 9. Overall, nearly one-third of American children are overweight or obese.
On Oct. 22, don't miss Make-A-Wish Georgia's 12th Annual Wish Ball. The event takes place at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Buckhead (3434 Peachtree Rd.) in Atlanta. Not only will the Wish Ball be a fun evening of dinner and dancing, it will also help raise important funds for Make-A-Wish Georgia. There are currently more than 750 children in Georgia waiting to have their wish granted. Help your local Make-A-Wish reach more of these children in the coming year by getting your tickets today.
If you're looking for a night of dinner, dancing, auctions and magical surprises, don't miss the 2016 Evening of Wishes for Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire. Evening of Wishes takes place Oct. 14 at [AV] Irvine (16500 Scientific Way) in Irvine.
Grandparents Day is celebrated each year on the Sunday after Labor Day weekend. This observance was started as a way to honor grandparents and the achievements and contributions of older people. It's the perfect time to do something special for your grandparents, whether that means sending a card, stopping by for a visit, calling to say hi, or even connecting online.
Charity can be performed in a variety of ways. Whether you are giving time by volunteering or giving away possessions, charity even on a small scale can have a big impact on the lives of those in need. When it comes to these philanthropists, the impact from their fiscal donations and the work of their foundations is practically immeasurable. Celebrate this International Day of Charity by learning about these five generous givers.
In 1988, President Ronald Regan declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day. The day is meant to increase public recognition of seniors' wisdom, accomplishments and contributions. If you have grandparents or seniors that you're close to, today is the perfect time to do something special for them.
Make-A-Wish Western New York is hosting a Radio-Thon and a Walk For Wishes this September. Audiences in cities like Rochester and Buffalo will have 28 hours of radio entertainment and an opportunity to donate from 97 Rock. Corning, N.Y. will be a part of a nationwide Walk For Wishes fundraiser seeking to grant a multitude of Western New York wishes through fundraising efforts. Both events will benefit local children with critical illnesses by granting them life-changing wishes!
Make-A-Wish Wisconsin is walking for wishes this September. Appleton and Madison are hosting two fun-filled Walk For Wishes events. Walking For Wishes means experiencing a day of fun and exercise while simultaneously raising important funds to grant wishes for local children with critical illnesses. See which of these events fits best with you, and help to grant wishes!
A great way to help Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington is right around the corner. On Sept. 10, don't miss the 2016 Walk For Wishes in the Seattle area. Nationwide, Walk For Wishes has raised enough money to grant more than 270,000 wishes. In Washington, you can attend the walk to help your local Make-A-Wish grant more wishes right in your state.