Donate Used Items to Goodwill and Help Create Jobs!

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman
With three young kids I’m constantly arranging and re-arranging closets, toy bins and place spaces. My kids are always growing out of their toys, clothes and baby gear and most of it is in pretty good condition and can be used by someone else. I typically like to donate to Goodwill […]

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How to Recycle Your Medela Breastpump #MedelaRecycles

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Breastfeeding was a very personal thing to me. So was using a breast pump. When my first child was born, I was only able to get to 4 months before we had to switch to formula.  He couldn’t latch on and I didn’t make a lot of milk — however, thanks to pumping, I was able […]

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Check Out 120 Ways NY is Wild (+ Ticket Discount for Bronx Zoo) #NYisWild

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There is no place like New York City and one of my favorite places is the Bronx Zoo. I’ve been coming here since I was a little girl and I am so thrilled to share it with my own family.

 I am pleased to announce that I am a Wildlife Conservation Society Zoo Crew Ambassador again […]

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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 new life […]

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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, Choose Cartons, […]

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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 fundraiser”.  But […]

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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 the Gift […]

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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 you […]

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