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More Than a Music Fest: Broccoli City Festival

More Than a Music Fest: Broccoli City Festival

Last year, nearly 5,000 people participated in the first Broccoli City Festival in DC, which featured a pop up marketplace featuring cool and diverse vendors, group yoga and fitness instruction, on-site acupuncture, reikei, massages, live art, sneaker cycling center, and the opportunity to join us for a 5K run. The second annual Broccoli City Festival (BC Fest) took place in Washington DC on Saturday, April 19, and this year, the festival has extended to the West … Read entire article »

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Drake Grants Wish for Girl With Inoperable Brain Tumor

Drake Grants Wish for Girl With Inoperable Brain Tumor

In one day, Kennedy Brown, a freshman at Carnegie Vanguard High School in Houston was crowned Prom Queen and celebrated at a makeshift graduation ceremony planned by her friends. Kennedy, who is just 15-years-old, is battling inoperable brain cancer, but when that cancer forced her to stop attending school, her friends were determined that she wouldn’t miss out on some of the most important high school memories. After a quick brainstorming session, several of Kennedy’s friends as … Read entire article »

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Hunter Hayes on 24 Hour Race to Fight Child Hunger

Hunter Hayes on 24 Hour Race to Fight Child Hunger

Multiple GRAMMY-nominee Hunter Hayes and ConAgra Foods have teamed up to end child hunger while attempting to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the Most Concerts Played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period. On Friday, May 9 on Good morning America in New York City, Hunter will kick off the “Hunter Hayes’ 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger,” sponsored in part by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here program. Hunter is attempting … Read entire article »

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Nick Lachey Speaks Up About Autism in His Family

Nick Lachey Speaks Up About Autism in His Family

One in 68 children in America will diagnosed with autism. Nick Lachey’s younger brother, Zac, is one of them. Zac was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism, when he was 7. When you see firsthand how it affects the life of someone, my brother especially. He’s been an inspiration to me, and I see how hard and challenging it is, and [I want to do] anything I can to help. — Nick Lachey on … Read entire article »

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MLB Supports Autism Awareness Month with Discounted Tickets

MLB Supports Autism Awareness Month with Discounted Tickets

Today is Autism Awareness Day, and the entire month of April is dedicated to raising awareness about autism. Major League Baseball is getting in on the action. MLB has teamed up with Autism Speaks in a league-wide effort to recognize Autism Awareness Month in April. All 30 clubs will raise awareness during one home game this season. Discounted tickets are available for each team’s designated home game. To get tickets to see your favorite team … Read entire article »

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Reflection Time: What’s your biggest mistake?

Reflection Time: What’s your biggest mistake?

To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all. – Peter McWilliams What is your biggest mistake? SoulPancake took to the street to as people that very question. The answers are encouraging and inspiring. Is the fear of making mistakes holding you back from from doing something that could be life-changing for you, or for those around you? What is your biggest mistake and what did you learn from it? … Read entire article »

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How are you sharing happiness with the world today?

How are you sharing happiness with the world today?

It’s an essential part of the American dream: “Life, love and the pursuit of happiness.” But even across the globe, no matter our circumstances, humans everywhere have one thing in common: we all want to be happy. Today is International Happiness Day! What are you doing to be sure the world has a Happy Day? Here are a few suggestions: Donate to a UN Foundation campaign you believe in to give everyone a chance at happiness. Follow along … Read entire article »

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‘Miracle Machine’ That Turns Water into Wine — Real or Hoax?

‘Miracle Machine’ That Turns Water into Wine — Real or Hoax?

Turning water into wine. It’s the first of miracle performed by Jesus Christ as recorded in the Bible. (John 2) A new product dubbed the “Miracle Machine,” said to have the same ability to take water and turn it into wine recently hit the Internet and quickly became a viral sensation with over 500 million media impressions. More than 200,000 people watched the Miracle Machine video, nearly 600 media outlets around the world covered the story, … Read entire article »

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GRAMMY Award Winner Pharrell Teams Up With UN Foundation to Celebrate International Happiness Day

GRAMMY Award Winner Pharrell Teams Up With UN Foundation to Celebrate International Happiness Day

What better way to celebrate International Happiness Day than with a little does of “Happy” spread by Pharrell Williams? International Happiness Day was established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly. The day acknowledges that “the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal” and recognizes “the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness and the well-being of all peoples.” Williams has teamed up … Read entire article »

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Support Born This Way Foundation and Win an Intimate Family Dinner with Lady Gaga

Support Born This Way Foundation and Win an Intimate Family Dinner with Lady Gaga

The “Goddess of Love,” Lady Gaga has teamed up with our pals over at Prizeo to do something for her fans she’s never done before. By making a small donation to Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, you and a friend have the chance to be flown to her hometown, New York City, where you will receive VIP tickets to one of her sold out Roseland Ballroom shows. You’ll even have the opportunity to join Lady … Read entire article »

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