World Oceans Day and What You Can Do to Help

World Oceans Day and What You Can Do to Help
... we ate through each course, there was one question on everyone’s mind — What can we do to help the situation? Is there a certain non-profit is really making a difference to the cause? While eating local and encouraging others to eat local seafood should definitely be a priority, The Ocean Project has some other bits of advice for you: Educate Yourself Volunteer and Report Oil Sightings by calling (866) 557-1401 Write a letter to your editor, your local politicians or BP. Reduce oil...
June 13th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: environment, non-profit, Restaurants & Bars

Can’t Make the Show? Donate Your Ticket to a Vet

I recently read about a Phoenix-based national non-profit that has developed a program for individuals, sports teams, performance venues and businesses to donate tickets to their charity.  Veteran Tickets Foundation was formed more than a year ago to provide free tickets to veterans and active-duty personnel to various events around the country. The inspiration of Navy veteran Michael A. Focareto III, Veteran Tickets Foundation came about when Focareto noticed an empty seat beside him at a Super...
September 29th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcement, Beauty of a Bonzer, charity, concert, donate, Events, Food & Beverage, fundraiser, Kool & the Gang, military, music, non-profit, Phoenix, sports, The Commodores, US Airways Center, veterans