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So far Jennifer Healey has created 15 blog entries.

2022 Scholarships!

Great News! Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) is awarding up to ten scholarships. Students can go to MADF College Scholarship Application and complete the online application. DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 31, 2022 (5:00PM PST) Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) is a nonprofit, charitable organization with the mission to make a difference in the lives of [...]

By |2022-04-25T15:51:19-07:00April 25th, 2022|Articles, Blog|

A Different Meaning to Going Green This Holiday

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 the [...]

By |2022-03-14T15:47:45-07:00March 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|


Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Charity Fund to support the remodel project of its new Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank building. MADF’s Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank strives to end food insecurity across Pierce County for people across all walks of life. It does [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:43:26-08:00December 20th, 2021|Blog, Press|


Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,640 from Skookum Contract Services’ Community Support for its Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank remodel project.   MADF’s Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank focuses on alleviating food insecurity in Pierce County. People experiencing hunger can visit and receive up to 100 [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:42:13-08:00December 19th, 2021|Blog, Press|

Happiest of Holidays to All

For most places, November kicks off the holiday season with Thanksgiving and runs through Christmas and New Year’s Day, ending with the start of our new calendar cycle. For many in the United States and cross the world, they come from Christian beliefs and it is common to celebrate Christmas. In the US, about 70% [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:41:32-08:00December 19th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

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|