Published April 23rd, 2015 by

Think about that old set of china stacked in the back of your cabinet. It’s pretty dusty and you might not even remember what it looks like but we’re positive you have a steady emotional attachment to it. Dishes are tough to get rid of because they may have been…

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Published March 26th, 2015 by

In the cold nights of this long winter we suggest settling in with a nice hot cup of tea, thick fuzzy blanket and a book that pulls you in until the wee hours of the morning until the fire stops crackling. There are a few roundups of excellent book recommendations…

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How can music be used to create social change? Let’s jam to some new tunes and find out!

Music2Life: Music2Life designs music-based, social-change experiences that inspire people to act. Music2Life began as a national social-change songwriting contest that has since grown into a nonprofit creative production group. They seek to…

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Well here’s an interesting look at the rich and famous! A campaign called The Giving Pledge, started by Warren Buffet is reaching out to other American billionaires who are also willing to contribute their money for noble and charitable causes.

Here are some highlights from the list! Be sure to check…

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Published February 23rd, 2015 by

This week we welcome a special guest post from Kerrin Smith at Catchafire! Catchafire is just beginning to expand to Chicago and we’re so excited for them to launch. Your non-profit can apply to win a free 6-month membership — check it out!

What do you visualize when you…

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Published February 19th, 2015 by

Need to clear out your home for the new year? A good way to go would be a winter yard sale! Here are some helpful tips on hosting the best yard sale your neighborhood has ever seen this weekend!

Find out if there are any restrictions your neighborhood or local government…

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Published February 12th, 2015 by

In the mood for something new and fresh for dinner? Try one of these new restaurants in Chicago that work to provide sustainable, local fare for their hungry customers.

uncommon ground: Uncommon Ground is host to the nation’s first certified organic rooftop farm.  They annual grow a diverse range of…

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Published January 19th, 2015 by

You’ve heard it all. Donate school supplies to schools, homeless shelters, tutoring programs, anywhere it can be reused for the purpose it was made for. You can find the past blog post here. Now we want to tell you of ways to use school supplies in alternative ways and…

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