We’re Baking it Happen To Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research #BakeItHappen

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by Nancy Johnson Horn , Owner/Editor —  You may remember my Bananas for Boobies post last year — http://www.themamamaven.com/2013/10/25/judys-banana-chocolate-chip-loaf/. Shari Brooks of My Judy the Foodie is a friend. Shari’s blog honors her late mother (Judy) who tragically lost her fight against Breast Cancer over 5 years ago. Shari takes her late mom’s recipes and gives them […]

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Make Roar Happen: Katy Perry and Staples Teamed Up to Support Teachers and Education

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Staples and global pop music superstar Katy Perry teamed up to “Make Roar Happen” this back-to-school season, donating more than $2.5 million (USD) in support of teachers, students and classroom projects across North America. As the presenting sponsor of the North American leg of Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour, Staples inspired audiences, fans and customers […]

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Save Trees this Month with #shopcartons

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman How cool would it be if you could donate a tree simply by sending a tweet? During the month of July Choose Cartons are donating up to 10,000 trees so feel free to tweet as often as you like! Here’s what you have to do: The folks at the blog, […]

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Meeting Marlo Thomas & St. Jude’s Thanks and Giving Campaign

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor I had the incredible pleasure to have lunch with Marlo Thomas, a 8 year old patient from St. Jude’s named Arianna, her mother and a small group of writers and editors last week in NYC. Ms. Thomas was humble as she described her role at St. Jude’s, “I’m just a […]

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Think About the True Meaning of the Holidays with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor —  During this Holiday Season, we should remember about teaching our little ones to think about doing good for others, as well as celebrating the upcoming festivities. This season, Boys & Girls Clubs of America invites you to think about the true meaning of giving with their 3rd annual Give […]

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Donate to Give Kids The World and have Your Donation Matched! #givingtuesday

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 By Amanda Gurall, Contributor Giving Tuesday is a great day to give to your favorite charity and makes the perfect bookend to all the nice meals and holiday shopping many of us have been doing lately.  I want to share the organization my family has chosen to support this year, Give Kids the World. Did […]

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Take Graco’s Buckle Up For Safety Pledge & Graco Will Donate $1 to Safe Kids

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Today is the last day to sign Graco’s “Buckle Up for Safety” pledge. They are trying to reach their $10,000 donation goal to Safe Kids USA for Child Passenger Safety Month and they need your help! For every person that takes the Buckle Up for Safety Pledge, Graco will donate […]

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Recap: Sandra Lee World’s Largest Bake Sale in NYC Helps to Stamp Out Child Hunger

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By Nancy Horn, Editor When I was growing up, we didn’t have a lot of extra money, but we never went hungry. However, a lot of kids in the US can’t say the same thing. Did you know that 16 million children (that’s 1 in 5) struggle with childhood hunger? Recently, I attended Sandra Lee’s […]

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NYC Event: Don’t Miss Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever On Nov. 19!

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by Contributing Blogger Maytal Wichman If you’re a mom or about to be a mom and live near NYC – you’re in luck! Big City Moms are hosting The Biggest Baby Shower Ever on November 19th! Learn about baby gear and accessories, sample products, play games, shop and attend educational seminars while enjoying yummy treats […]

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