Mother’s Day is a special time for all moms and a day we love to celebrate them and acknowledge all the amazing and wonderful ways they have contributed to our lives. This year, we would like to give a special shout-out to all the single moms who are doing the duty of both parents, [...]
Don’t Let Inflation Dampen Your Easter This Year As the first “normal” Easter since the start of the pandemic, it feels good to get back to some of the usual holiday traditions. For many, this means time spend with family going to church service, taking the kids to Easter egg hunts, and having a [...]
It’s common knowledge that green is the traditional color of St. Patrick’s Day. We see it in the St. Paddy’s Day parades. People from all over wear green clothing so as not to get pinched. We see green added to food and beer for a festive flair. Green, non-toxic dye is even added to [...]
We don’t do it for the accolades and praise. And we certainly don’t do it for the money or financial reward. Because there isn’t much of any of that when it comes to what we do. Working in a nonprofit, in social work of any sort, can be a real challenge and it takes [...]
February is Black History Month. This is the time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, sacrifices, and legacy of African Americans throughout history.
Too many people in our own backyard face food lack daily. The USDA says that more than 38 million people, including 12 million children, in the United States are food insecure. And many of the households that experience food insecurity do not qualify for federal nutrition program assistance so they must visit food banks like Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank for extra support.
While ALL of us are certainly burnt out over the pandemic and life not getting back to full normal yet, not all of us had to – or continue to -- work straight through the crisis, putting our own health and the health of our families on the line.
For much of 2020 and 2021, so many things were outside of our own personal control. We had to learn to flow along and take things in stride as best as we could.
Regardless of which branch of service, or which job one held, all veterans are heroes! Without the selfless dedication, service, and sacrifice made by each military member (and their families), it’s hard to say where our country would be right now. The brave men and women who have served in the past gave so much [...]
Like any type of cancer, breast cancer doesn’t discriminate and affects women from all walks of life and all genetics, races, and cultures. However, while it doesn’t discriminate, it does disproportionately affect some more than others. This is not just in the diagnosis rates or genetic causes of breast cancer as it relates to race, [...]