Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

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…

Spark the Season with Johnsonville & Chicago Polar Plunge

March 5, 2017 at 2:03 pm

People in Chicago LOVE spring and summer and LOVE to do good for others. What better way to “spark the season” than with the world’s largest grill and the Chicago Polar Plunge? It’s been a mild winter, but spring is still a ways off. If folks are willing to jump in Lake Michigan, we should be ready to fire up the grill. Right? Johnsonville invited…

Cycle For Survival ’17 – Better Than Ever!

February 12, 2017 at 5:47 pm

Today, I participated in Cycle for Survival for the 6th year in a row. We had an eight woman team of riders on two bikes on our Erica Finds team. Last year, we crushed out $10,000 goal. This year so far, we raised $23,220! We were one of the top teams in our Sunday morning shift and that garnered us bragging rights, awesome swag and…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Celebrate Random Act of Kindness Week

February 10, 2017 at 7:20 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is love. I was asked to share that next week is Random Acts of Kindness Week. What better way is there to share love than through kindness? Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 12 – 18. Kindness is good for you!…

Grab a Cup for the February Ultimate Coffee Date!

February 5, 2017 at 8:15 am

Welcome to the second Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. One month down already – and now it’s February. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup , “listen” and then…

5 Reasons to Support Cycle for Survival #Raffle

January 27, 2017 at 6:47 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. It’s a free week so I’m going to use the time to shamelessly promote my Cycle for Survival team and invite you to support us. If you do, you can win some great prizes! This is the 6th year I am participating in Cycle for…

How Will You Celebrate Giving Tuesday?

November 29, 2016 at 6:11 am

Today is Giving Tuesday! What is Giving Tuesday? It’s the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Instead of spending on things, you give money or time to support your favorite cause(s). They say: “#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events…