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National Homeless Awareness #EndHomelessness

It’s National Homeless Awareness Week. I recently attended an event at Paperworkers Local called, We Aren’t Disposable, hosted by One Roof: Uniting Central Alabama to End Homelessness. Their mission is to equip and empower our community to prevent and end homelessness through advocacy, education and coordination of services. We Aren’t Disposable: A Single Use Camera […] Read more…

Because Silence Is Not An Option

 For the past month or so, I have been processing—then the Women’s March happened. I went back and forth on whether or not I was going to attend. Not because I didn’t want to, but because—would it even matter? Would people who don’t look like me even care? Would they GET IT? Then I said, […] Read more…

Happy Earth Day!

  Happy Earth Day! The sun is shining and it is a beautiful day! A reminder of how much brighter our future looks when it comes to working towards making our earth a better, cleaner place! So many people are getting involved around the world and we should all be excited! Earth Day is set aside to increase awareness about […] Read more…

Healing in the Heartland

If you missed the Healing in the Heartland Benefit concert hosted by country singer, Blake Shelton, I hope you can watch it On Demand or when it airs again. It was beautiful. The concert was dedicated to those affected by the Oklahoma tornado. All of the songs were so touching and you will probably cry […] Read more…

Celebrate the Earth!

With Earth Day being held annually on April 22, many individuals and organizations like to dedicate a week on educating and bringing awareness to environmental protection. I try to be as green as I can. I recycle plastic bottles, cans, and I’ve even purchased a few recyclable, grocery totes to use when I go shopping. […] Read more…

Run For Boston

 Yesterday, I was so excited to post about the Boston Marathon and how exciting it was seeing thousands and thousands of runners from around the world be a part of one of the most historic races in the world! I mean, this is a HUGE event in the running community, one I can only hope […] Read more…

A Gift That Gives Back!

Christmas is less than a week away and it’s Christmas shoppers crunch time! I started a little bit early this year, but I still have few things to get on my list. I found the coolest gifts that also allowed me to give back to charity. The organization “Whatever It Takes” raises funds for key […] Read more…

Support New York City!

As you know Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast and so many people were greatly affected. I was excited to find out that Black Girls Run found a way for us to help give back! I will be participating in a virtual race, Run 4 NYC (A Run for the People of New York) and […] Read more…