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Lend a Hand! It’s National Volunteer Month

Lend a Hand! It’s National Volunteer Month

Let’s show our thanks this National Volunteer Month. In America, volunteerism is instilled at a young age.  It is encouraged in schools, passed from parent to child, and considered a cornerstone of many after-school programs and clubs.  The positive effects of America’s volunteers are seen throughout the country.  Without the hard work and dedication of

Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s all do our part this National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America in 2003.  Celebrated every April, this month features numerous local, regional, and national activities to encourage Americans to register as an organ donor.  Inspired by Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s

Fight for Equality this Equal Pay Day

Fight for Equality this Equal Pay Day

Let’s learn more about Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day was started by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 to highlight the gap between men and women’s wages.  This day is set in April to represent how far into the year women need to work to match what men made the previous

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Let’s learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. This year, the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month is “Embrace Your Voice.”  This theme asks us to consider how our words shape the world around us and asks how individuals and communities can use their voices to make an impact and become

Grab a Cookie, It’s National Girl Scout Day!

Grab a Cookie, It’s National Girl Scout Day!

Let’s learn more about the history of the Girl Scouts on National Girl Scout Day. On this day in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low organized the Girl Scout troop meeting in Savannah, Georgia. Low organized enrichment programs, service projects, and outdoor activities and adventures. Since that first meeting, the Girl Scouts have grown to include over

Join Us as We Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Join Us as We Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Let’s spread the love this National Random Acts of Kindness Day! Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day dedicated to making the world a better, more positive place one small act at a time.  Oftentimes it’s easy to get caught up in our own troubles and we forget that even our small

Let’s Get Involved with Universal Human Rights Month

Let’s Get Involved with Universal Human Rights Month

Join us as we learn more about how December became Universal Human Rights Month. Sadly, throughout history, there have been many instances of human cruelty, mistreatment, and violation of rights.  Whether this mistreatment was on the basis of skin color, nationality, religion, or even just unfortunate luck, people have been treated worse than animals on