Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Run “Cooler” – Janji x Ciele Athletics GoCap #Giveaway

September 12, 2016 at 6:23 am
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If you’ve been around here, you know that I’m a loud and proud Janji Corps member. What’s Janji? Janji is an awesome running gear company in Boston. Janji donates a portion of every sale to organizations who help provide clean water to those in need all over the world. Ten percent of the sale of each piece goes to help fund clean water projects. This…

Run United: Volition America Races #Giveaway

August 21, 2016 at 7:53 am
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There are a lot of fall races to choose from, but few have the social impact of the Volition America series. Finds’ friend, Liv, ran the Volition America Half Marathon in June and she asked me to check the organization out. She was truly moved by the mission of the race organizers to raise money to support Folds of Honor. The race series was created…

Live. Give. Smile. Project 7 Gum + Mints #Giveaway

July 11, 2016 at 5:56 am
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I’m still working through all of the awesome goodies that I tried at Sweets & Snacks! I had the opportunity to meet Tyler from Project 7. Project 7 makes fancifully flavored, sugar free gum, mints and now yummy, gummy bears. These products are non-GMO, made in the USA and contain no artificial flavors, preservatives or colors. They also give back to the community and the…

5 Reasons to Support My 5th NYC 1/2 for Alexandra’s Playground

March 4, 2016 at 6:33 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Another Awesome Cycle for Survival

February 21, 2016 at 9:32 am
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Yesterday, I participated in Cycle for Survival for the 5th year in a row. We had an eight woman team of riders on two bikes on our Erica Finds team. We set an aggressive goal of $10,000 again this year. I am so proud, and grateful, to report that we crushed it!  As of this writing, we’ve raised $11,814 $12,814! Our awesome supporter, Deb, matched…

Why I Support Cycle for Survival + How You Can, Too! #Raffle

January 31, 2016 at 8:10 am
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This is the 5th year I am participating in Cycle for Survival and the 4th year we will have an eight person Erica Finds team. Here are my recaps from 2013, 2014 and 2015. To step back a bit, I will tell you about about Cycle for Survival, why I participate and encourage others to, as well. I remember reading an article about Jennifer Goodman…

Friday Finds: 5 Free Ways to Give Back This Season

November 20, 2015 at 7:03 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week they have picked “5 Favorite Cold Weather Drinks.” In winter, I still drink the mother lode of coffee and tea,…