Purple Up for Military Kids

April the "Month of the Military Child". It is sponsored by Operation Military Kids. Monday, April 15 is Purple Up for Military Kids in several states.   States that are officially participating in the OMK: Purple Up for Military Kids event: Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Hawaii Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Maine Maryland Minnesota Montana New Hampshire … Continue reading Purple Up for Military Kids

A Word To Bullies

News WKBT Anchor Jennifer Livingston takes on a comment from a viewer.  Actually, she takes the guy down on her news show. Livingston also uses it as springboard to promote the National Anti-Bullying Month and encourage viewers. As someone who was bullied unmercifully from 4th grade until I graduate from high school I'm glad that … Continue reading A Word To Bullies

Go Purple

Friday September 21st is "Go Purple to End Alzheimer's". September is World Alzheimer's Month. Worldwide, 35 million people and their families are affected by dementia. Join us by raising awareness, reducing stigma and sharing your story. Together, we can help end Alzheimer's. Chances are that someone in your family or someone you know has been … Continue reading Go Purple

Operation Christmas Child 2011

It's time to pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. This may be the only gift that many have ever received. How You Can Get Involved: Pack a shoe box. Take box … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2011

Haiti Education Project

A student at the TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, works on classroom assignments.  Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, seeking sponsors to send impoverished Haitian children to a Christian school for $15 a month.Haiti was a country in turmoil before the earthquake that rocked Haiti almost a year. Education plays … Continue reading Haiti Education Project