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Always Something to Be Thankful For

Both 2020 and 2021 were pretty tough years with so many of us facing challenges we never faced before the pandemic. Challenges such as loss social connection and activities, jobs, income, and loved ones. Sometimes it seems as if everything in the world has gone a little crazy. These experiences have tested the limits [...]

By |2021-11-22T15:24:38-08:00November 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Is It Columbus Day or Indigenous People’s Day? And Why So Much Controversy Over the Two?

While still widely known as Columbus Day, the second Monday of every October is now also known as Indigenous People’s Day. So which is right and can we accept both? Columbus Day was originally started in the late 19th century as a movement in honor of Italian-American heritage at a time when Italian immigrants [...]

By |2021-10-11T14:14:26-07:00October 11th, 2021|Articles, Blog, Uncategorized|

Celebrating Independence Day Through Interdependence

With so much currently going on in the world, from the pandemic to police brutality and Black Lives Matter protests, most, if not all, 4th of July celebrations have been cancelled. While it is certainly disappointing not being able to enjoy festivities with friends and family honoring our country’s birthday, we now have an opportunities [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:11:58-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles, Blog|

We talk a lot about supporting restaurants. Here’s how you can help feed others (via The News Tribune)

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED ELSEWHERE Eloise’s Cooking Pot, a program of the Making A Difference Foundation based on Tacoma’s Eastside, serves about 30,000 Pierce County families and distributes more than 2 million pounds of food annually, about 40 percent through home delivery. As COVID-19 spread, the organization switched to a pickup model for its onsite pantry [...]

By |2020-04-09T18:20:47-07:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Press|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank now offers Home Delivery Food Services to Essential Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) announces the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma is now offering home delivery food services to essential healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of the crisis in Pierce County. The MADF wants to help those who are working to help [...]

By |2020-04-06T12:42:26-07:00April 6th, 2020|Blog, Press|