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3 boxes of Mac and cheese, 2 cans of green beans with a side of a life lesson

Last Sunday at church, I was handed a reminder about an upcoming food drive for a local food pantry. It contained a “wish list” of items along with information about who will benefit from the donations. I’ve always loved a good canned food drive. It’s a simple yet effective way for families to help other …

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New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

For many of us, the beginning of another year brings excitement for a fresh start.  Our heads buzz with where we hope the year will take us with our health, our work, our travels or our personal lives.  But if you’re anything like me, many a New Year’s resolution has started out strong in January but fizzled …

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46 Snickers, 51 twix, 31 Skittles…

It’s everywhere. A bag of M&Ms on the floor. Starbursts on the kitchen counter. A Twix wrapper under the couch cushion.  I even found a 3 Musketeers in the shower. It’s officially the week after Halloween and we are on the verge of a sugar coma. So what do we do with all of this candy?!?  I …

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Making Kindness Contagious

Let's help kids catch the kindness bug this summer!

Meet Kate, our new Kids Boost Coach

My name is Kate Bellamy and I couldn’t be more excited to join the Kids Boost team!  I currently live in Sandy Springs, GA with my husband, Jason, our two children, Henry (5) and Avery (3), and our rescue dogs, Kit and Suzie.  Most days you can find us playing outside in our backyard woods …

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Seeing Kids Boost from a different point of view

For years, my son was my right-hand-man at meetings. He was the master cotton candy maker at events. He was the clean up crew and the cupcake eater at check presentations. Since day 1, my son, Parker has been immersed in Kids Boost. For years he asked when he could do a project. I purposefully …

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Make it a day of purpose

Let’s make it a day of purpose. Why not put stuff aside and just play?  Play a board game.  Create your own game.  In our house, we love minute-to-win-it games (see the picture below). Put up those phones, computers and tablets and do something fun! Spread smiles to your neighbors.  Dig through that pantry and …

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Direction

Kids Boost empowers kids to give by providing $100 in start-up money, a one-on-one coach and resources to turn their money into more for a charity of their choice. Many years ago, I heard Andy Stanley speak and this quote has always stuck with me: “Your direction, not intention, determines your destination.” I constantly have …

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Adults 41, Kids 256

$140,000 for more than 55 nonprofits.  HUGE, right?!? Can you even imagine what the impact could be if we could empower 256 more kids?  On average, our Kids Boosters raise about $1750 for wonderful causes all over our community.  256 kids, averaging $1750 a project would yield $448,000 for nonprofits! Not only that, but those …

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