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The Kids Boost Experience: Through the eyes of a 9 year old

The Kids Boost Experience Written by Caroline (age: 9) With a little help from her mom (age: more than 9)   On Wednesday, March 30th I had a special experience that I would like to share.  I presented a check for $1,020.00 to the Atlanta Children’s Shelter!  I worked with an organization called Kids Boost. …

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Contagious passion

I’ve recently had the privilege of reading through stacks of applications from kids all over Atlanta.    To say I am touched by the compassion of these kids is quite an understatement. Sophia, age 9, writes “helping other people makes me happy.” Caprice, age 15, wants to “help the kids whose parents cannot afford for them …

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This is what Kids Boost is all about

Are you prepared to be amazed and even inspired? Boy, do I have a story for you! So last fall, I met with a spunky 9 year old girl on a mission to raise money for Bert’s Big Adventure.  For those who aren’t familiar, Bert’s Big Adventure is an organization that sends children with chronic …

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What do tattooed nipples have to do with Kids Boost?

So now that I have your attention with the whole tattooed nipple thing… I read an article the other day about a tattoo artist who wanted to use his talent for something good so he now tattoos nipples on breast cancer patients who have recently had a mastectomy.  Amazing, right? Oh and there is this …

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Just a note of thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! I wanted to take a minute and reflect on Kids Boost and all that I am thankful for this season.  I’m thankful for… The Kids Boost kids and teenagers who generously give their time and energy to make a difference in this world. I’m constantly in awe of these kids and I have …

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24 Ways to Make A Difference on October 24

I absolutely love this time of year.  The weather, the colors, all things pumpkin, Fall festivals, college football… and even the beginning of the anticipation of Christmas (yep, I am one of those people!) Like most people, fall is busy for me.  Between work, school, soccer and the what seems like a month-long celebration of my …

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A new way to celebrate…

A few years ago, one of my favorite people turned 30. Instead of a big party or a fancy dinner, she invited friends to join her in completing 30 random acts of kindness. Awesome, right?  It was a pretty perfect day.  We loaded the cars with random supplies: cooler of cold drinks, little toys for …

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Excuses, excuses…

“She’s playing softball and soccer this year. We are just so busy… I don’t think we have time for it.”  “My kid? No, he’s too selfish; he would never want to participate.” “Sara doesn’t really have any passions or interests. She wouldn’t know how to fund raise.” These are just a few of the excuses …

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We gave him $100 and look what he did…

A few months ago we gave Nathan a check for $100.00 and asked him to turn it into more for a charity of his choice. Nathan thoughtfully chose The American Cancer Society as his designated charity.  He spent his spring break going business to business seeking donations. He was brave and determined. How many adults do …

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