Archive for October, 2017
With so many natural disasters and tragedies taking place on American soil and beyond, it’s natural to feel a sense of helpless and even frustration. But you can use your frustration as a catalyst to effective positive change and help those in need. Doing so can be extremely empowering, and you may even realize just how helpful you are rather than focusing on feelings of helplessness or despair. And by being the change in which to see, as Gandhi would say, you may even inspire to do the same!
When people thing of giving back to their community or helping those in need, they often think of grand gestures of generosity such as large financial donations. And while these gestures are undoubtedly impactful, seemingly small gestures such as used clothing donations can have just as big of a
When it comes to any community bound together by its religious beliefs, it is almost always the church in the community that acts as the agent of finding it together. The church, in most cases in the country, is not just a building that you visit once a week. It is a center of the community where people from the community come together and meet each other, and converse with each other, getting to know the community better at creating a feeling of longing and fried in the community. This role is often fulfilled by the local church, and if you are running or managing your local church, you certainly have a lot of responsibilities.
When it comes to running or managing your local church, your responsibilities do not just range from ensuring that it remains accessible to the people to making sure that it provides
There are some people in the world we live in that have a keen sense of fashion and design, and there are some who do not. Now, this is now an ability that you are born with but instead, it is just a sense that you can develop over time if you have the right type of interest in fashion and interior decorating. However, some people just are not interested in interior decorating and there is no shame in this.
Some people often view not being able to decorate their house or understanding fashion as a negative, but that is not the case. This can also be said about people who are not talented in do-it-yourself renovation projects at home. Some people want to shame those who are not good at this but if everyone could do it, then the people who work hard in these lines of work would be unemployed.
Each year, there are many storms that occur throughout the world. In certain cases, storms grow to become massive while leaving behind huge paths of destruction. Many people visit a nearby Red Cross donation center in order to give back gently used items. Statistics show that 70% of people in the United States give back to at least one charity per year. It’s understandable to wonder how American Red Cross donations help tropical storm victims. Here are three main ways that the Red Cross helps people affected by tropical storms.
- Allowing People to Have Ample Textiles
Many people decide to donate items to the Red Cross through giving away clothing. Donated clothing often goes direc
In today’s world, a number of individuals tend to have access to a plethora of material items. One of the items which individuals tend to often own in excess is clothing. That said, a number of people don’t realize the resources available to them, in the event, they want to donate clothes. One of the leading organization, to whom clothes can be donated to help others in need, is the American Red Cross. If you are an individual who has clothes you would like to get rid of, keep reading for some helpful tips to determine how you can donate clothes to Red Cross organizations.
What you need to know to donate Clothes to Red Cross Organizations
1. Turn your waste, into donations!
As hard as it may be to believe, a study by the EPA revealed that Americans throw out approx
The last six months to a year your church have been focusing on the needs of the community. With a higher than average population of lower income residents, the neighborhoods surrounding your church include many families who are struggling. And while there are many food pantries closer to downtown, there are few pantry and emergency food options in the suburbs. In an effort to rethink a recently vacated space in one of the church basements, the church council decided to remodel the space to serve as an emergency food pantry.
Open every Saturday morning for three hours and one Tuesday afternoon and evening a week, the pantry is already serving 15 to 20 families in just the first two months that it has been open. Feeling good about the service that the congregation is now providing to those outside of the congreg
Here are a few tips for improving womens health that you should be aware of.
Eat as healthy has possible
It’s time to start eating right, too. Don’t just try a diet for two days and go back to eating junk food. You have to be persistent. Talk to a dietitian and start eating better foods.
Find a gynecologist you trust
Whether you need menopause treatments, to learn about the various causes of infertility in women, or find great menopause solutions, talking to a gynecologist you trust is essential. Don’t ignore your health anymore — get profes
If you are someone who is interested in purchasing a home as a first time home buyer or refinancing a mortgage on your current home, then you can benefit from learning more about mortgage planning! It can be difficult to know what financial decision is best for your situation, but everyone can benefit from some financial planning on jumbo loans for homes! Keep reading to learn some useful tips and tricks regarding refinance options!
3 Tips for Refinancing Loans for Homebuyers and Homeowners.
1. Know your timeline if you”re a first time home buyer/new to the housing market!
Recent studies indicate that thirty-one percent of millennials looking to purchase a home, intend to do so within a two year period. This is important to know, as this is a relatively short time p
Water is what makes the world go ’round ? literally! Without water, life on this planet could not and would not exist. For example, some of the world’s greatest civilizations sprang up ? pun intended ? near or on water sources such as strategic sea ports, mighty rivers, and great lakes. Furthermore, wars have been fought over access to water and such conflicts are still present in today’s modern age.
Though access to potable water may not be an issue in the United States and other developed countries, many households are waging a war of their own on the quality of drinking water. The battle between bottled and tap water is alive and well, however many people forget about a third
Every single year there is a large number of Americans that get involved in a project in which they aim to renovate a part of their home. This can include making major changes to a bedroom, to the bathroom, and even to the kitchen. However, a large portion of these projects actually take place outside and involve landscaping design ideas.
If you want to make a strong investment year, look no further than landscaping design ideas such as garden nurseries and other changes that can be made to your backyard. Here is what you need to know about the garden nurseries, the real estate market, and your bank account.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals conducted a survey involving 2,034 United States over the age of 18. This study revealed that 75% of all respondents believe that it is important