In the spirit of the Thanksgiving Holiday, MADF celebrates both the traditional holiday as well as what the Native Americans did for the colonists so long ago. We encourage all people, from all cultures and backgrounds, to visit us when they need healthy, nutritious food whether for the holidays or any day of the year.
Don’t forget that November 11, 2018 is Veterans Day, a day of remembrance dedicated to and honoring all American veterans who served in each of the wars. It’s important to remember all the sacrifices members of each military branch made to protect our liberties and freedoms. Making A Difference Foundation Thanking Veterans Through Assistance MADF [...]
Most of us, in one way or another, have been touched by breast cancer. Whether it is us, a wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, or friend who is/was affected, we all know someone who is a survivor or has fallen victim of this insidious disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention [...]
Columbus Day, a national holiday of increasing controversy that is celebrated the second Monday of each October. Although, it’s not just recognized in the USA but in many countries of the Americas and over the world for the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the “new world.” For many of us, Columbus Day isn’t [...]
Over time, since beginning in the late 1800's, Labor Day has become an ambiguous holiday. If asked, many people wouldn’t be able to explain why we celebrate this holiday or the reason it came to be. Most would think it is simply just another excuse to hold a barbecue or picnic to end the summer season. And they would be half right. But what [...]
For most of us, the 4th of July means the official start of summer with plenty of parades, fireworks, barbecues, picnics, baseball games, family, and fun. It’s also a time to show our patriotism and love of our country, celebrating our country’s independence. However, have you ever really thought about what independence means to you, [...]
“Making a difference in people’s lives one person at a time,” Ahndrea Blue emphatically states as she began to describe her life’s work, The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF), a local non-profit organization she founded in 2003.
It’s almost that time of the year to honor dads all across the country for all they do for their children and their families. And even though fathers haven’t been celebrated as long as mothers (Father’s Day didn’t become an official holiday until 58 years after Mother’s Day), they are certainly no less important! No [...]
According to the Women Veterans Task Force of the Department of Veterans Affairs, women make up the fastest growing group of veterans - more than 10% of the total U.S. Veteran population in 2015. Women also now take part in active combat. As a result, they suffer injuries similar to those experienced by male soldiers. [...]
An extra day off from work and school, spending fun time with family, having neighborhood barbecues, and of course the opening weekend of camping season – that’s Memorial Day. With the nicer, sunny weather finally coming and fun to be had, it’s easy to get sidetracked from the true meaning and reason for the Memorial [...]