As most people know, Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday to celebrate the first president of the United States, George Washington and his birthday. The holiday is actually named as Washington’s Birthday and is held on the third Monday in February. But as individual states can pick which federal holidays they will observe, many have [...]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was by far one of the greatest leaders and most influential men in our country’s modern history. Only three men have a national holiday named after them: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A minister and activist, MLK Jr. lead the country through some of [...]
The Making A Difference Foundation and our President and Founder, Ahndrea Blue, believes that education is the greatest equalizer and force for change. “MADF is committed to assisting people within our community gain the resources they need to make positive changes in their lives. Through this scholarship program, we are helping dedicated college students not [...]
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.