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.
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 [...]
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.
It’s almost that time of the year to honor dads all across the country for all they do for their children and their families. And even though fathers haven’t been celebrated as long as mothers (Father’s Day didn’t become an official holiday until 58 years after Mother’s Day), they are certainly no less important! No [...]
According to the Women Veterans Task Force of the Department of Veterans Affairs, women make up the fastest growing group of veterans - more than 10% of the total U.S. Veteran population in 2015. Women also now take part in active combat. As a result, they suffer injuries similar to those experienced by male soldiers. [...]
An extra day off from work and school, spending fun time with family, having neighborhood barbecues, and of course the opening weekend of camping season – that’s Memorial Day. With the nicer, sunny weather finally coming and fun to be had, it’s easy to get sidetracked from the true meaning and reason for the Memorial [...]
Remember all the little things, all the sacrifices your mom did that made you feel good, feel special, when you were growing up? Moms are amazing when it comes to giving and showing love! Mothers the world over have shown that giving and showing love doesn’t have to be done in big ways, that even [...]
Valentine's Day is a wonderful day set apart to show love and appreciation to those we love, those that matters to us the most and those we hold dear to our heart. For most people; Valentine's Day is the an exciting holiday not only to celebrate those closest to us but also to demonstrate love [...]
Veteran’s day is coming up on November 11 and it is a good day to remember the veterans in your life as well as countless others both at home and serving overseas in order to protect us and our families. There are many ways you can thank a veteran; you can make an appearance on [...]