Exploring The Meaning of Labor Day

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 [...]

By | September 1st, 2019|Articles, Blog|

Making a Difference in the Lives of Seniors in Pierce County

Thousands of elderly and disabled people in our community live on fixed incomes or limited social security benefits and often sacrifice nutritious, necessary food to pay for critical prescriptions, housing, utilities, and medical care. When they can buy food, they subsist on cheaper, poor quality, processed food which is a contributing factor to their health [...]

By | July 9th, 2019|Articles, Blog|

Celebrating 4th of July BBQs and Picnics on a Budget

Ah, the 4th of July. Typical for most people on this holiday, not only are we celebrating our country’s independence and freedom, but it’s also a day filled with family, friends, fun, and of course BBQs and picnics. Which also means plenty of food. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to cost a lot to either host [...]

By | June 25th, 2019|Articles, Blog|

10 Simple and Thoughtful Activities for Dad on Father’s Day

Fathers aren’t always as sentimental as moms and it may be harder for them to express more tender emotions with their children. Yet, dads contribute to their children’s lives in many different ways that make a huge impact on a child’s wellbeing, which is why they are so important! Dads are the strong and steady [...]

By | June 6th, 2019|Articles, Blog|

8 Ways to Honor the Memory of Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice for Our Freedoms

Image by Liam Ortiz from Pixabay Memorial Day is a day for honoring and remembering all military men and women who died while in military service, especially those who died while in combat or as a result of injuries sustained during battle. It is always observed on the last Monday of May, which [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Articles, Blog|

Introducing MADF’s 2019 Senior Programs

We’re excited to announce that we’ve developed two new programs to help make a difference in the lives of senior citizens (65+) in our community! This includes two new programs: The Senior Dreams Wish Program and the Senior Supplemental Program.   Senior Dreams Wish Program Whether it be a life-long dream, an immediate wish, or a [...]

By | May 14th, 2019|Articles, Blog|

A Call for Unity on Presidents Day

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 [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Articles, Blog|

Congratulations to our 2018/2019 College Scholarship Recipients

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 [...]

By | January 10th, 2019|Articles, Blog|
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