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Mommy Perks holiday pick: We’ll be helping Mom to Madre this year with a book drive

Every holiday season Mommy Perks chooses to assist a specific person or group: a single mom, a charity organization, etc. One year we collected items to put into bags for children in my home town. Each child received a bag with food and snacks inside, along with stickers, pencils and a few other small items. […]

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Thanks for the yearbook donations for our small town school! (2012)

Last year I learned that most students at our local school had not ordered a yearbook… even though the cost was just $3. We live in a small town with a high poverty rate. Many of the kids in school had never owned a yearbook before. This saddened me, thinking about so many children growing […]

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March 11, 2012

Talent Development for Kids in Namibia – 2012 (info)

The following information was provided by GCGTC The Goal of this Project will be develop the Talents and Creativity of children in Namibia. The Talent Development for Kids in Namibia Project aims to: Identify and nurturing talented students and Training who are sufficiently advanced. Develop performing, creative, problem solving, education, musical, entertainment skills and more. […]

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May 9, 2011

Thanks to those who donated to our town yearbook fundraiser!

Three years ago our local elementary school sold yearbooks for about $13. Very few kids bought one. The next year the school made CD’s which just wasn’t the same as a real (smell-the-pages) book. This year the school is selling yearbooks for just $3 each. Still…only a few children signed up to buy one. This […]

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December 16, 2010

The bags are filled and ready to go! (The 2010 “Mommy Perks Holiday Project”)

{Scroll down for the photos} Recently, I wrote a post called Sucky Cupcakes. Leah, my dear friend and client, jokingly wrote to me calling the kids in our town “Shara’s Kids.” She knows that I’ve taken them on as a heart project – so to say. We have a high low-income rate here and I […]

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December 17, 2009

The Fresh Air Fund: Seeking runners and sponsors

*Mommy Perks is posting this message on behalf of The Fresh Air Fund (no compensation was received). Runners and Sponsors needed! The Fresh Air Fund is looking for runners and sponsors to join our Fresh Air Fund-Racers team for the NYC Half-Marathon this coming March 21st. This is a great way to participate in NYC’s […]

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