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7 Easy Ways to Give Back During the Holidays: For the Traditionalist and the Techy

You will find there are two types of people when it comes to holiday shopping – the Traditionalist and the Techy. The Traditionalist lives for Black Friday, and may even sneak out of Thanksgiving dinner a few hours early to snag a great deal. The Techy makes it through the turkey coma and is ready to catch the best online deals come Cyber Monday. While it’s easy to succumb to all of the...
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Drop By Drop: How Consumers & Companies Can Save Our Water, Go Riverwalk Magazine, October 2014

Water. We drink it, shower with it, use it to keep our lawns green and often times waste it. According to Visualizing.org, “if everyone in the world used as much water as the average American, the planet would run out of clean water within eight years.” Since 1950 there has been a 99 percent increase in population in the U.S. combined with a 127 percent increase in water usage. In a state...
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Charity Season is Here: Upcoming Events

In south Florida, the launch of fall does not come with the changing colors of the leaves, but instead with the kickoff of charity season. A slew of invites to events bombard your mailbox and inbox and you know that the lazy days of summer are over. With over 6,000 nonprofits in Broward County, your calendar can easily be filled every night of the week with numerous events. To help, we’re...
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How Small Businesses in south Florida Can Partner with Charities

While donations to major nonprofit organizations are always helpful and needed, companies have the opportunity to maximize and allocate their resources and staff to lead in a big way.  While we may be in awe of companies like Google, Apple and Disney, the vast majority of the U.S. is made up of small businesses, those with less than 500 employees, and that’s even more prevalent in south...
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10 Ways Small Businesses Can Give Philanthropically

While we may be in awe of companies like Google, Apple and Disney, the vast majority of the U.S. is made up of small businesses, those with less than 500 employees.  With over 50% of the working population working for a small businesses, their cumulative impact is enormous so why not put it towards good use, like philanthropy. With all of the good that philanthropy does, its connotation is...
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Volunteerism in South Florida

I recently wrote a blog on how volunteering can be the secret to happiness.  In that blog, I shared that altogether, 64.5 million Americans volunteered nearly 7.9 billion hours last year and of those, a third volunteered for more than a hundred hours each year (which requires just two hours each week).  The estimated value of this volunteer service is nearly $175 billion, based on the...
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