Visit Rita’s Italian Ice in July & Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Last month my family had the pleasure of visiting a Rita’s Italian Ice for the first time.  We couldn’t decide on the most delicious item offered.  Is it the decadently creamy frozen custard?  Or the refreshing burst of icy fruit flavor in the smooth Italian Ice? Actually, I think the best thing on the menu is something that combines both:  the Gelati.  :) During the month of July, there’s an additional reason to visit Rita’s Italian Ice. Rita’s Hosts a “Wall Of Hope” Now through July 24th, Rita’s Italian Ice will be fundraising for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).  This non-profit organization is dedicated to finding a cure for all childhood cancers.  The foundation has already raised more than $75 million, used toward funding over 375 research projects nationally. When you visit your local Rita’s Italian Ice location during the month of July, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase a paper lemon for $1.  Then personalize your lemon, and post it on the … [Read more...]

Meet the Moment ~ Your Photo Raises $5 for Outdoor Non-Profits

Celebrate, share and inspire with moments of outdoor adventure! Clif Bar's Meet the Moment fundraising initiative is underway, and it's easy, fun, and free for you to participate. Just upload a photo from your outdoor adventures to, choose one of their nonprofit partners that resonates with you most, and CLIF will donate $5 to the cause. You can upload multiple photos, for multiple donations. Meet the Moment In a few easy steps, you just upload a photo of your choice, add a title or description and where the adventure was from, and ta-daah! You just shared your moment! They email you a link to your photo and "moment page" (you can delete it at any time, if you have poster's regret...) Then, if you share or anyone else shares your Moment to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Pinterest, they’ll donate an additional $1 to your designated nonprofit. They donate an extra $1 for all Facebook likes, too. You also get to choose who you want your donation to go to, … [Read more...]