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You Can Change A Life Today: Donate Blood

If you can donate blood while you're healthy, it can be a great experience and provide an opportunity to give back to your community and possibly save a life. Your own life could be saved one day by a generous blood donor. Donating blood is the greatest gift you can [...]

By |2018-08-29T19:40:58-07:00September 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on You Can Change A Life Today: Donate Blood

Giving Back: Finding A Way To Help 
Those In Need

It’s the holiday season, and of course we’re all looking forward to hanging out with our friends and family, and maybe taking in a drumstick or two. But some people aren’t so lucky and don’t get the chance to see their families during December. Sometimes, not at all. That’s why [...]

By |2016-12-12T16:39:06-07:00December 13th, 2016|Tags: , |Comments Off on Giving Back: Finding A Way To Help 
Those In Need

Celebrate Love On National Donor Day

Valentine’s Day is usually filled with candy-filled hearts and flowers, but what if you could give someone a gift that was more profound and longer-lasting? In addition to being Valentine’s Day, February 14th is also National Donor Day. This year, consider giving a gift that could save someone’s life. Started [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:22:37-07:00February 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Celebrate Love On National Donor Day

Practicing Gratitude And Charity On Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is December 1st. Coming as it does on the heels of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a way to counteract the bombardment of conspicuous consumption and the onslaught of ads and commercials pushing you to buy even more than ever before. Giving [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:28:04-07:00December 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Practicing Gratitude And Charity On Giving Tuesday

Support Pain Research And Awareness On International Day of Charity

Tomorrow is International Day of Charity, an opportunity to support and promote the charities that further research and treatment for chronic pain. Here are some of our favorite charities that are making a difference in chronic pain. American Chronic Pain Association The American Chronic Pain Association has a two-pronged mission: [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:35:09-07:00September 4th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Being The Change

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated this year on January 19. Every third Monday in January we honor the man who [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:46:07-07:00January 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Being The Change

Giving Back After The Turkey: Giving Tuesday

The picture above is of the Thanks-giving Chapel in downtown Dallas, Texas. Its beautiful stained glass spiral symbolizes the beauty and fragility of life, how even as it circles back on itself there are opportunities to rise above and do better. December 2, 2014, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, affords us [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:39:52-07:00December 1st, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Giving Back After The Turkey: Giving Tuesday

Fears Of U.S. Ebola Outbreak Largely Unfounded, Officials Say

As news of the Ebola outbreak has spread, so have fears of a sweeping epidemic that could threaten lives and wreak havoc on communities. While Ebola can be fatal, health officials say that fears of an epidemic threatening the United States are largely unfounded and the resulting stress could be [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:49:10-07:00October 8th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fears Of U.S. Ebola Outbreak Largely Unfounded, Officials Say

Pitching In: How Volunteering Could Help Your Overall Mental Outlook

Volunteering is good for the community. It helps those in need and performs vital services (e.g., cleaning up green spaces or feeding the homeless), but did you know that volunteering can also help improve your overall mental outlook? In a 2013 study, UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute released a [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:54:20-07:00April 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Pitching In: How Volunteering Could Help Your Overall Mental Outlook