Posts tagged "B’s Give Back"

Big Hearted? Be Smart. Give Wisely!

In the wake of the catastrophe in Japan we’ve received dozens of questions about charitable giving and are reprinting a piece we wrote a few months ago about being smart girls when it comes to  giving. To preface the piece we’re including this quick 5 rule tip from the folks at The Charity Navigator: 1. Avoid...

Be a Micro-Community Organizer Connect the Dots and do Big Things.

All of us are looking for ways to make the world a better place. But how? You hear a lot about social good. Doing good. Social media doing good. And, it’s an abstract idea. Or you went on Jumo (the social network for doing good founded by the co-founder of Facebook) and you can’t figure out...

Girl Walk//All Day: Check it Out

A while back, with great enthusiasm, we wrote about Kickstarter, a ‘platform’ for funding creative projects by people with passion, ingenuity, and creativity. From time to time, we contribute to a project or are just are so excited about an idea we can hardly wait for it to be completed. We’re hard at work on...

Give Wisely

It’s that time of year when in addition to giving to friends and family we make contributions to those in need, so several recent news stories caught our attention: -Outside of Boston a tractor trailer loaded with toys destined for needy kids was burglarized and $15,000 worth of gifts were stolen. -The Massachusetts Attorney General...

B’s Give Back: Teaching the Next Generation

On Saturday we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others. This week we’re featuring Michele S. and her five year old son. Given events in the Gulf, we can’t think of a more timely message of giving back, not only to her community and her family, but to...

B’s Give Back: Dining Diva

A modern woman knows what she needs and knows how to get it. She also knows that other people need things, too–that we’ve got to look out for one another. Every weekend we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others, even when money and time are tight. We write...

A Tennessee Volunteer

B’s Give Back We write in our book about volunteering: “If this time has taught you nothing else, it should teach you that life spins and turns on a dime; we are separated by only an accident of time and space, and the person on the receiving end of your help could just as easily...

B’ Give Back: Keeping Sanctuary

Saturday is B’s Give Back day where we feature a member of our community and how they give of themselves to help others. Since one of our favorite haunts is the bird sanctuary (there is a whole section in our book about it), we were delighted to receive this note from a self-confessed Prada wearing,...

B’s Give Back: “Chocoholics for Charity”

Each week we feature a member of our community and how they give back. When we saw that this Saturday’s Queen B, Amy, participated in a ‘Chocholics for Charity’ event we knew that we had to share her story with you. It reminded us that there is no greater ‘rush’ than giving of yourself in...

B’s Give Back: A Lifelong Giver

A modern woman knows what she needs and knows how to get it. She also knows that other people need things, too–that we’ve got to look out for one another. Every weekend we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others, even when money and time are tight. When...

B’s Give Back: A Mother and Daughter Story

A modern woman knows what she needs and knows how to get it. She also knows that other people need things, too–that we’ve got to look out for one another. Every weekend we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others, even when money and time are tight. Today...

B’s Give Back: Book, Books, Books

Spring cleaning is on everyone’s mind and what to do with all those used paperbacks that aren’t keepers is everyone’s dilemma. Take a cue from today’s Queen B’ Janet — she and her friends go out of their way to collect books and bring them to seniors. “I read a lot and so do most...