Published July 22nd, 2014 by

Have you ever thought about volunteering while you are on vacation? As the world has gotten more global, opportunities to participate in volunteer travel are becoming increasingly common. If you are wondering why you should incorporate giving back into your next adventure, take a look at the list below…and then…

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Published July 21st, 2014 by

Starting this week, we’re beginning a new segment called Charity Spotlight  where we introduce one of our Zealous Good partner organizations and the good that it does around its community. For this segment we’ll be focusing on a local Chicagoland non-profit organization called Bernie’s Book Bank that provides books for at-risk children…

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Published July 18th, 2014 by

Who said that the internet couldn’t be used to do good? The infographic below from this Mashable article shows that not only do people care immensely about each other, but that the internet can do more than just provide us with cute cat pictures and Facebook    it can…

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Published July 16th, 2014 by

Saturday-morning cartoons have been with us for more than half a century. Let that soak in. We’ve been waking up at the crack of dawn to watch cartoons for more than 50 years! As time has progressed, we’ve become increasingly more absorbed into television with new addicting shows like Breaking Bad or Suits to the point where 

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Published July 9th, 2014 by

One of my favorite childhood memories is my dad reading to me before I went to sleep. I can’t imagine what my childhood would have been without it. It was one of those origin moments that I can point to as the reason for why something is the way it…

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What’s your favorite food to eat on Fourth of July? Burgers? Hot dogs? Buttery corn-on-the-cob?

As Independence Day draws nearer, we’re all getting ready to fire up the grill and make a feast to share. If your old grill is sitting in the garage collecting dust because it was replaced by…

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Published June 30th, 2014 by

July is a time for celebration! Why not celebrate all the good our non-profit partners are doing? Join these great organizations and their inspiring volunteers for fun, festive events this month:

July 13: RUN! To End Homelessness with A Safe Haven. Run, walk and enjoy music while raising funds…

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Published June 25th, 2014 by

Zealous Good is launching in the Big D!

For years, we’ve been dreaming about expanding Zealous Good… and it’s finally happening! Zealous Good is launching it’s second city: Dallas! We’ve had great success in Chicago matching over $1,000,000 in needed donated items to over 400 non-profits. We’ve…

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