Day 226: How Much $ Does it Take to Start an Shelter in Uganda? Do you Have to Be Oprah?

Last night I attended a fundraiser for the Akin Afrika Foundation. This foundation has been started by a remarkable women by the name of Chelsea Peters. Chelsea and her partner Morris have started on a journey that will allow their foundation to take children off the streets of Lira, Uganda and give them a roof over their heads, food, … READ MORE

Day 12: 365give vs. Chef Gordon Ramsey

Chef Gordon Ramsey

I have just had to take a deep breath to do something that I find very difficult to do for today’s GIVE.

I am finding myself doing more things which are out of my comfort zone by doing 365give. A challenge but a great way to get beyond your fear. Not only do I put my personal … READ MORE

Day 11: Saving the World One Scooter at a Time?

There is something about a child’s innocence that is remarkable some days. My son is not an exception to this rule.

At 3, Nicolas is a great shopper. He has been coming everywhere with me since the day he came home. From grocery shopping, banking, dry cleaning, vets appointments. Even as an infant, he sat in on Board Room meetings.  … READ MORE

Day 10: Garbage Day

A beautiful word or thought that is not accompanied by corresponding acts is like a bright flower that bears no fruit. It would never produce an effect.  -The Buddha

Before I start today’s GIVE I wanted to share a quick story with you about a great GIVE I witnessed today. I was walking with my son down a major street READ MORE

Day 9: The Loan Shark!

I am doing my best to “fly by the seat of my pant”s on my GIVES every day. Today I was getting a little worried. My eyes were wide open but I wasn’t seeing any opportunities to GIVE back. When I got home from all my errands this morning, (playcare, grocery shopping, work errands, conference call, park time) and finally … READ MORE

Day 8: Fill the Cup

“There are 925 million undernourished people in the world today. That means one in  seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Hunger and malnutrition are in fact the number one risk to the health worldwide — greater than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.” This is a quote from the World Food ProgrammeREAD MORE



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