Category Archives for "Non Profits" Can YOU make a difference in this world?

When I was invited to blog about Mandela Day, I was honored. My parents have talked about Nelson Mandela for years with pride and respect. My father has traveled the world helping those in need; he ran a homeless shelter for 3 years during my adolescence. My parents raised us girls (4 daughters) to help […]

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National Acne Awareness Month: The best defense is a well-informed offense!

Mommy Perks is happy to blog today on behalf of National Acne Awareness Month. I can attest to the fact that acne affects your self-esteem and that being aware of treatments and products is beneficial. I suffered from acne issues for many years. I attribute much of my own acne to the level of stress […]

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Fresh Air Fund: Donations now being doubled!

Mommy Perks is happy to highlight one of our non-profit advertisers, sharing some good news! Right now any gift you make to the Fresh Air Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by a group of generous donors. If you can give $25 that means $50 for inner-city children. $50 becomes $100! Donations must be […]

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PBS has a new show coming: “Dinosaur Train”

When I received an email asking that I share a ‘coming’ show with our readers I was excited to do so. My 2-year-old daughter LOVES “Sid the Science Kid” on PBS. Every time it comes on she yells: “It’s Sid the science kid! Look! Look!” So…drum roll please…the Jim Henson Company would like to inform […]

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May 26, 2009

Alaska Seafood: A Plentiful Resource?

Mommy Perks is happy to post the following information on behalf of our friends at West Glen. Did you know that Alaska accounts for over 95% of the wild salmon supply in North America? The Alaska Seafood Market Institute would like to inform you of the benefits of sustainable Alaskan salmon and why is it […]

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May 22, 2009

Families Fighting Flu: Many children lost to seasonal flu

Mommy Perks welcomes a guest blogger today: West Glen, on behalf of Families Fighting Flu: I am contacting you today on behalf of Families Fighting Flu (FFF), a non-profit organization made up of parents who have all lost a child to seasonal flu.  FFF is dedicated to educating people about the severity of influenza and […]

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