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18 Things You Should Know About Nicki

  I want to start the new year with a re-introduction and a rebrand.  One of my 2018 business goals is to share more of me with you – my goals, preferences, experiences, and expectations and not just my technical knowledge and skills.   As we enter 2018, I want to share 18 things you …

Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses

  Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses By Chad Brooks, Business News Daily Senior Writer   Selling a good product or service is no longer enough to attract today’s socially conscious shoppers, new research shows. A study by public relations and marketing firm Cone Communications and Echo Research revealed corporate social responsibility is now …

Why Corporate Social Responsibility is Important

  What is Corporate Social Responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way. These efforts can range from donating money to nonprofits to implementing environmentally-friendly policies in the workplace. CSR is important for companies, nonprofits, and employees alike. Corporate social responsibility is …

Black Friday with Pack A Purse Drive

  Are you a Black Friday Shopper? If you are braving the elements and tackling the lines to get great deals on today, please consider donating personal hygiene items for our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive which began on November 1, 2017 and ends December 5, 2017. We are collecting purses (totes and other …

From Interns to Influencers: Foster Youth Internship Program a Growing Force on Federal Policy

  By John Kelly Tiffany Boyd, a former foster youth from Long Beach, Calif., had been interning in the office of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) all summer. But save a “Hello” here and a “Good morning” there, she hadn’t yet had occasion to speak with her summer employer, who sits on several committees and keeps …

Save The Date for Pack A Purse™ Drive 11/1/17

  SAVE THE DATE 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive: Collecting purses (totes and other handbags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.   Only new and very gently used purses and bags will be accepted. Only new, unopened personal hygiene items accepted.  November 1, 2017 …

National Foster Care Month 2017

  May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. National Foster Care Month, is a time for foster care advocates to renew …

Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care

  Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2017 April 1, 2017 – May 5, 2017   Help us collect and donate backpacks filled with personal hygiene items to teen boys in group homes, foster homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month. …

Support Pack A Backpack Drive™ 2017

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive begins April 1, 2017 and ends on May 5, 2017. We are collecting backpacks (and duffel bags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month.  Our goal is 250 …

10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Total

  WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!!  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,183 purses with toiletries to 29 youth serving organizations. This includes the 897 purses our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed at …