Be a Good Samaritan: Where to volunteer this Christmas
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Be a Good Samaritan: Where to volunteer this Christmas

I stated in one of my earlier blog posts that time is one of the most precious gifts one person can give to another. People seem to lose the true meaning of Christmas whilst getting lost in the wanting for presents. The true meaning of the holiday is to be with your loved ones, giving...

December 24, 2013December 24, 2013by
Eco-Friendly Tips to Teach Your Kids
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Eco-Friendly Tips to Teach Your Kids

My mom used to tell me things like “don’t throw that candy wrapper on the floor” or “PUT THE PLASTIC IN A DIFFERENT BAG!” Yea, beside the fact that my mom yelled quite often, she instilled a lot of eco-friendly values (unbeknownst to me) that are almost like second nature. Thinking about this got me...

December 5, 2013December 5, 2013by
Thanksgiving Done Differently
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Thanksgiving Done Differently

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Family and friends and other people you’ve haven’t seen in forever are in town and are ready for some food and some good times. So how do you keep the Thanksgiving memories rolling when staying true to your eco-friendly nature? Just keep reading.       Take Public Transportation...

November 14, 2013November 14, 2013by
Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer
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Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Technological advances (especially in medicine) have helped us fight infections, target cancer, and even live longer. Even though there is still long ways to go with these and all the other medical complications faced by the human race, we wouldn’t be able to reach the point we’re at now without some research and raising awareness....

August 28, 2013August 28, 2013by
Eco-Friendly Fall Fun
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Eco-Friendly Fall Fun

The summer clock continues to dwindle down with each passing day. With that we must start to think about the future. What will we do when the weather gets cooler? How can we continue to keep our green thumb as emerald as it’s ever been with the passing seasons? Well, we’ll think about all of...

August 21, 2013August 21, 2013by
Helping Families In Need This Holiday Season – Coat Drive 2012
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Helping Families In Need This Holiday Season – Coat Drive 2012

There are always local families in need during the holiday season, but that’s the case more than ever this year due to the recent havoc wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Weeks later, there are still many families on the road to recovery after going through tremendous loss as a result of the storm. If you’re looking...

November 26, 2012November 26, 2012by
Giving this Holiday Season: Winter Wishes
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Giving this Holiday Season: Winter Wishes

As we approach the holiday season, one thing on many of our minds is shopping for gifts for friends and loved ones. The sad truth that many New York City families face is not being able to afford holiday gifts. The Winter Wishes program aims to make the holiday season a little brighter and more...

November 17, 2012November 17, 2012by
Hurricane Sandy Aftermath – How You Can Help in NYC
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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath – How You Can Help in NYC

The East Coast was hit hard by the recent storm and many are still on the road to recovery. Many families were completely devastated by the storm and can still use your help. Read on for ways that you can either give your time or funds to help those in need int he aftermath of...

November 8, 2012November 8, 2012by
Cleaning for A Reason – Observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Cleaning for A Reason – Observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cleaning for a Reason is a nonprofit organization that serves women in the U.S. and Canada who are undergoing cancer treatment. Aiming to make life with cancer just a little bit easier, the group partners with professional cleaning companies to provide free services to women fighting any type of the disease. To date, Cleaning for...

October 16, 2012October 16, 2012by
Cleaning For a Reason
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Cleaning For a Reason

Did you know that Nature First Cleaning is part of a great nonprofit organization which strives to improve the lives of women with cancer? We provide free home cleaning services to women currently undergoing treatment so that they can focus on their health. “Everyone knows someone, or knows someone who knows someone, affected by cancer.”...

October 14, 2011October 14, 2011by
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