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Cycle for Survival ’18 – Another Awesome Year!

February 11, 2018 at 9:17 am

Yesterday, I participated in Cycle for Survival for the 7th year in a row. We had an eight woman team of riders on two bikes on our Erica Finds team. I’m proud to say that we raised over $15,000! We were in the top 10 fundraising teams for the Saturday morning shift and got some great swag and bragging rights again this year. The event…

Support Cycle for Survival + You May Win, Too! #Raffle

January 21, 2018 at 9:16 am

This is the 7th year I am participating in Cycle for Survival and the 6th year we’ll have an eight person Erica Finds team. Here are my recaps from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. 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…

Friday Five: 5 Great Companies That Give Back

November 24, 2017 at 2:53 pm

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. This is a free week. Since it’s Black Friday, I’m going to share 5 great companies that give back. You can buy great gifts and do good. It’s a win-win! Plus there are some great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. 5 Great Companies That Give…

Gifts That Give! Bombas Socks #Giveaway

November 20, 2017 at 6:44 am

I love companies that are focused on making awesome products AND helping others. You may remember Bombas from when I “found” them in 2015 [review]. They make high quality socks that are “engineered for comfort” and donate a pair to a person in need for each pair sold. How awesome is that? Bombas’ motto is “Bee Better.” What’s with the bees? The word Bombas is derived…

Try It Tuesday: Join Me For Run 10 Feed 10!

October 10, 2017 at 6:26 am

A few years ago, I saw an ad in Women’s Health for a new run series called Run 10 Feed 10. The aim was simple – to raise money to feed millions of Americans who are hungry. For each runner who signs up to run 10K, ten meals are provided to hungry Americans in the runner’s community. This is an easy way to make a…

Eat Well + Do Good with PRE Brands this August!

August 19, 2017 at 5:13 pm

You may have seen my rave review of  PRE Brands’ Grassfed Beef in May. As one of the few Whole30 approved grass fed beef brands, all PRE Brands’ products adhere to the highest quality standards. They’re not finished with grain, hay or treated with antibiotics or added growth hormones. This Chicagoland company also gives back to the local community. This August, PRE Brands will donate…

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

March 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. I’m going off topic to tell you about one of my fave causes and fave races. Every year, I run the NYC Half with Alexandra’s Playground. I’m going to tell you why and how you can support me if you’d like. (Hint – there is…