Category: Doing Good

Information and opportunities to help in our world community. Non-profit resources and events plus information on products who’s purchase benefits those in need. We also support the National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, and State Parks and any other organization who works to preserve our natural resources and encourages people to get outside and enjoy them!

Scleroderma Awareness: Please Pledge to Tell One Person

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month. Don’t know what Scleroderma is? You’re not alone. It’s an autoimmune disease that affects thousands of people.

Some people have a vague notion about what Scleroderma is, because “sclero” means “hard” and of course “derma” means “skin” at that’s been the most prevalent description of it in the media.
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End Child Hunger With the Seattle Mariners and Ford

School gets out in a couple of weeks, which means most households will be scurrying to find new activities to fill up all the kids’ newly established free time. Some families in Washington, however, have an even bigger worry — how to feed their kids. Nearly one-quarter of Washington children are food insecure, which means they don’t know how their next meal will be provided. Government-funded breakfasts and lunches are fed to these children at school, but when the school year ends so do those regular meals.
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Fashion Project: Shop to Support Cancer Patients

Cancer. It’s a scary word, and it seems like everyone has been touched by it — either personally, or through a family member or friend. For me, both my best friend and my brother-in-law have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the past ten years, meaning they both had to have their thyroids removed and undergo radiation treatment and other therapies to maintain remission. Luckily they are both healthy and happy right now.
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