Giving Back

Summer is the Season for Kidnappings

2017 Statistics identify that the number of children abducted or that go missing every day in the United States is 2,160. That is enough kids to fill an entire large population size school that do not return home every day. The National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrown Away Children (NISMART) has found that 41% of abductions occur during the summer months of June, July, and August. 74% of non-family child abduction victims are girls and 80% of child abductions

Homecoming Dresses Donated to Underprivileged Girls

A new charity called the “Believe in Yourself Project” is helping to replace the poor body image that afflicts many girls and women. This image is heightened by what the traditional fashion industry deems as beautiful: Women are expected to appear a certain way and live up to a manufactured and unrealistic notion of what beauty is. At the same time, strained finances can prevent many girls from keeping up with what’s trending or cool, making them feel isolated among their friends for not

Local Rainbow Child Care Centers Collect Diapers for Families in Crisis

One in three American families struggles to afford diapers for their children every day. Rainbow Child Care Centers around North Carolina have teamed up with Diaper Bank of North Carolina to help support and to stock the shelves to aid families experiencing diaper need. Diaper Bank of North Carolina was founded on the simple belief all children deserve clean diapers. The Diaper Bank works with established family-support organizations to distribute diapers to low-income families – ensuring

Portraits For Good

A few years ago, a local artist, Alix Greenberg realized that, while artists have long stood for important causes, they’ve lacked a way to directly impact the causes that mattered to them most. She created PORTRAITS FOR GOOD®, a unique business that donates 10% of proceeds from every purchase to a non-profit of the customer’s choice. Since launching the site, PORTRAITS FOR GOOD® has helped support organizations like CodePurple Now, JDRF, Doctors Without Borders, St. Jude Children’s Research

Minions Unite! Universal Pictures & Zumba Collaborate for Despicable Me 3 Video

Watch renowned Zumba instructor Toni Costa and the lovable Minions move to the upbeat rhythms of the original song “Tiki Tiki Babeloo (Zumba Remix).” The Minions and Zumba have come together for one purpose: to make people happy through music, laughter, and dance. Just like the Minions have made millions of people laugh throughout the world with the “Despicable Me” franchise and “Minions,” Zumba brings happiness and a smile to thousands of

Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season from Pura Vida

Give the gifts that give back! You can support some great causes by shopping at Pura Vida Bracelets this holiday season. When you purchase the following products, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the related cause:   November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month Alzheimer's Awareness Bracelet - $5 The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and
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