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Caregiving and the Power of Community

By Hal Chapel, CEO and Co-Founder of Lotsa Helping Hands"At Lotsa Helping Hands, we are committed to shedding light on the needs of caregivers across our country. At some point in our lives, most of us will become caregivers. But the truth is, most of those who care for a loved one do not even consider themselves caregivers. 65 Million Caregivers Over 65 million parents, children, grandparents, sisters, brothers, partners, friends, and neighbors silently go about their...

#GivingTuesday

We love #GivingTuesday. If you think about it, there is a day for shopping in stores, there's a day for shopping online, so why not make a day specifically committed to shopping for your favorite charity? There's no better feeling than that of giving back and knowing you're making a difference in the lives of people around the country. According to Philanthropy Journal, "Last year, Black Friday brought in over fifty-two billion dollars while Cyber Monday...

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Standing Up to Intolerance

We wanted to share an article that follows a young man, Dennis, whose experiences with bullying eventually made him stronger and changed his life.   In the article, Dennis gives tips on how to deal with situations in which you find people who may not understand what you're experiencing or people who even resort to bullying. After all of the hardships Dennis faced, he still expresses a sense of responsibility to share his experience. Here is one of his tips on overcoming intolerance: "Be true...

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Sandy's Impact On The CdLS Foundation

After facing gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and even snow along the east coast, the CdLS Foundation office has found itself without power for almost a week now, yet we know how important it is to continue to power through. Our staff has received a wave of support and warmth from families from around the country. Natural disasters, such as this, generally do have the effect of bringing people together and we have definitely felt...


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