Our Christmas Eve Project

  Jordan, my granddaughter, and I started our holiday giving project in 2014 to reinforce the real meaning of the season: Giving to others. As Jordan is by nature a very generous child,she wholeheartedly embraced this idea. We chose the Foster Small Animal Hospital at the Cummings School of Veterinary … Continue reading

27 Dresses for Promise House

Blair Johnson, an 8th grader at The Hockaday School decided to combine her 14th birthday celebration with helping the community. Last Saturday, January 26, Blair held a “27 Dresses” party and asked her friends to join her to see the movie “27 Dresses” and in lieu of gifts, she asked … Continue reading

Put Some Fun in Your Fundraiser

Students at a high school in suburban Chicago recently received some great publicity for a fundraiser they held to give some needy families a better Christmas. Rather than holding something boring like a car wash, they got the principal to agree to take pies in the face for charity. Students bought … Continue reading