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Gifts That Give Back

Imagine going to a big box store this holiday season that only sells gifts that educate girls in Afghanistan, house homeless veterans in the Bronx or offer microloans for rice farmers in India.

With the holiday season upon us, more parents are looking for gifts that truly "give back." So, check out this great "Unwrap ... Continue reading Gifts That Give Back

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Giving is Good for Your Health

The holidays are the season for giving and during times of economic downturn, you may have to dig a bit deeper into your pockets. However, you can still end up better off. In addition to the tax breaks year-end giving can bring, as it turns out, giving is also good for your health.

"Several studies over the years have found links between altruistic behavior and imp ... Continue reading Giving is Good for Your Health

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Easy Ways to Give Back During the Holiday Season

Your life is busy any time of the year, but with the holidays comes a longer to-do list and more stress. So, how can you embody the giving spirit of the season in an efficient way without breaking the bank (or your back)?

There are easy ways to give back during the holiday season if you just get a little creative and make a resolution to share.

Do Something 101-Lend A Helping Hand

According to U.S. Census data, families will spend in excess of $7 billion getting their children ready for school.

This year, getting ready for school can also provide teens with a chance to make a difference.

As part of the Do Something 101 drive, is making it easy for teens to collect school supplies and drop them off at the near ... Continue reading Do Something 101-Lend A Helping Hand

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Need to Occupy the Kids this Summer? Get Them Involved in the Community

School is out and across the country many families now face the perennial seasonal dilemma: What should the kids do with themselves this summer? For a growing number of community-minded youngsters, the answer is: "Make a difference."

"Summer is all about fun in the sun and taking a break from the rigors of school," says Liz Scott of Wynnewood, Pa. "But kids real ... Continue reading Need to Occupy the Kids this Summer? Get Them Involved in the Community

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