Posts Tagged ‘charitable causes’

Casseroles for Cancer Part IV: What Matters Most

Casseroles for Cancer Part IV: What Matters Most
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile road trip her mom had taken in 1977, serving over 40 casseroles at nine Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way. She blogged, vlogged, Tweeted and Flick’d the whole trip, raised over $7,000 for the charity and, in...
December 18th, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
December 4th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
November 24th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Group Travel, Spiritual Travel, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia
This summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. Along with her sister and best friend, the three girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity...
November 17th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Spiritual Travel, Travel Philosophy, United States | Read More

Support A Travel Writer: Courtney Scott Needs Your Votes!!

Support A Travel Writer: Courtney Scott Needs Your Votes!!
Former Lost Girl of the Week and blogger extraordinaire, Courtney Scott, is up for a $10,000 writing contract from Trazzler.com and needs your votes! Through a partnership with Charity:Water, Courtney’s aims to provide 250+ people with clean drinking water by building a freshwater well in a local...
September 4th, 2009 | Lost Girls, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

LG Cause: DC Walk to Beat the Clock

LG Cause: DC Walk to Beat the Clock
As one of the world’s most passionate and skilled night owls, it’s a near impossible feat to persuade me to voluntarily rise with the sun. But during my recent weekend stint down to MD/DC to visit my hometown VIPs, I was presented with several compelling incentives to join the ranks of those...
May 27th, 2009 | Health & Safety, North America, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Global Giving: A risk-free way to channel funds to those in need

Global Giving: A risk-free way to channel funds to those in need
Even in this ultra-tough economy, people are still donating to charitable causes in record numbers. Maybe it helps us to get a little perspective on our own financial situation when we take the time to consider someone else’s-and feel good to help those who are less fortunate. But even those kind...
May 14th, 2009 | Finances & Savings, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Feel-Good Gifts

Feel-Good Gifts
Though political pundits may be debating whether or not we’re really in a recession, you need look no further than rising gas and food prices to know that your bank balance is falling. Many of the hardest hit during the economic downturn will be the world’s poorest women as people pinch pennies....
October 23rd, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Melissa Saul

Lost Girl of the Week: Melissa Saul
While we welcome Lost Girls from every corner of the globe, we can’t help but be a little partial to our own hometown heroines. Not only did Melissa Saul (pictured on the left) have the courage to leave all of her friends and family to move clear across the country to New York City, she also brought...
October 10th, 2008 | Lost Girl of the Week, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children

Since returning from our trip around the world, The Lost Girls have pledged to support non-profit projects and philanthropic organizations we believe are making a positive impact in the lives of those in need. So when we found out that the International Medical Corp was eligible to receive up to $1.5...
September 28th, 2008 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More