I’m so proud to have been a part of LIFT-Boston in its nascent stages. The name, logo, volunteers, and offices may have changed, but the work ethic, commitment, and community have only strengthened over time. Watch to learn more about this anti-poverty nonprofit’s model and impact.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
“It is a community cafe of shared responsibility. One of the goals of this charitable program is to help ensure that everyone who needs a meal gets one and to raise the level of awareness about food insecurity in the country.” -Kate Antonacci, project manager of Panera CaresPanera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open… Continue reading Panera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open soon
To show me how a Cheesecake Factory works, he took me into the kitchen of his busiest restaurant, at Prudential Center, a shopping and convention hub. The kitchen design is the same in every restaurant, he explained. It’s laid out like a manufacturing facility, in which raw materials in the back of the plant come… Continue reading
The Stanley Cup is great and all, but this is greater. I love Make Way For Ducklings and how it’s memorialized.
livingphilanthropic: Today’s give is in honor of Carl D, this guy is a prime example of paying it forward. Carl washes dishes part time at a restaurant in Billerica, MA to earn extra money to donate to charity as part of his spiritual path for lessons in humility and sacrifice. He is a true everyday… Continue reading Living Philanthropic: Day 293: Pine Street Inn
Community Action Agencies are without a doubt some of the most effective, tuned-in entities that exist in growing communities. One of my favorites, CAAS, based in Somerville, MA is in danger of losing funding and therefore letting go of irreplaceable services rendered. The costs are minuscule compared to other things that tax dollars fund. Not… Continue reading C’mon government…we can’t cut essential agencies