Griff Hanning had an idea, a wild idea.
Why not create a for-profit, crowd publishing company which gives writers the opportunity to create best-selling books and do serious good for others all at the same time? Enter CausePub…, short for Cause Publishing.
The idea behind CausePub is simple: Choose
making a difference!
Welcome to our Bettering Communities page. Enjoy tips and ideas for being a better neighbor, getting involved in a local service project, and doing random acts of kindness. This list highlights our most popular posts, or scroll down for the most recent tips and ideas.
Written by: Jill Greenlaw
As the mother of a bullied child, bullying is something I take very seriously. I’m glad that bullying is getting a lot of attention in the news lately. Anti-bullying ideas are greatly needed. It affects a lot of kids, either as participants or observers, and I think a few small changes could make a big difference, particularly within the school system.
Our two older boys had very little experience with bullying, but sadly our youngest boy has had plenty
One of the reasons I tend not to watch much of the news these days is that newscasts all seem to focus on negative or horrible stories. They rarely talk about the many good deeds that people are doing to make the world a better place. I love that Mom…
Ever wonder where your clean drinking water comes from? Ever wonder what your life would be like if you didn’t have clean water? Many people around the world don’t have such a luxury. There are multiple water companies that help supply clean water to other countries.
In this upcoming year…
When was the last time you had a meaningful excuse to dress up in those sexy red pumps hidden away in your closet…? Well it’s time to pull them out and throw them on in honor of women everywhere suffering from the life-changing illness of AIDS.
Leading ladies Karyn
Have a cause you are passionate about? Want to take action, but don’t know where to begin? Communicating with your local senators and members of congress is a great first step to making a difference and is much easier than you may think.
My Experience Lobbying
Have you or someone you know ever experienced hair loss? I have a close friend who went through chemotherapy …and lost all of her hair as a result. In the beginning, it was devastating for her; she felt like every time she looked in the mirror she didn’t recognize herself.
Meet Jessica Ekstrom. She is a North Carolina State college student, Florence and the Machine listener, warm brownie eater, sassy headband giver, and childhood cancer advocate.
…In the summer of 2011, Jessica worked as an intern for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina. During this time,
Have you ever wondered why all the focus on global healthcare issues when there is so much suffering right in our own communities and sometimes as close as in the next bedroom?
My little brother, Mark, was diagnosed with schizophrenia… when he was 16 years old. But his struggles began
I come from a family of Rotarians. My grandpas on both sides of the family were Rotary Club… members and my dad was the president of his local chapter for a short time. My family benefited a lot by my dad’s association with the Rotary Club. From meeting other families