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.
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 [...]
Eastside Tacoma Food Bank Wins Right To Remain At Its Location- January 26,2011
DECEMBER 10, 2010- "East Side Needs Eloise Cooking Pot Fook Bank"
In March 2017, the News Tribune wrote an article about Eloise Cooking Pot Food Bank and the impact that we are having on the community.