This year, more than ever, you may have a deep longing to make a meaningful contribution. Perhaps you’ve weathered the pandemic well and want to pay it forward or you might wish to serve as a positive role model. Here are a few charities accepting the love and kindness of volunteers to fulfill their missions.
If there is any silver lining to 2020, it’s having more time with our kids — whether homeschooling or quarantining. Crafting is an excellent way to relieve stress, so we’ve compiled a list of fun, easy Thanksgiving place setting crafts to help you bust boredom, while also adding a personal touch to your table spread.
November 13th is World Kindness Day. This international observance was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement. It began as a way to highlight good deeds in the community, overlooking boundaries of race and religion, to recognize the common thread of kindness that we all can share.
Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrating the rebirth of life in death, observed throughout Latin American communities on November 1st and 2nd. Celebrations are most often associated with Mexico, but there are lively celebrations in US cities like Albuquerque, San Diego, San Antonio, Tucson, and even locally, on Staten Island.
Halloween fun all month long has given us a treat when we needed it most. Still wondering what you should do with the kids on the big day itself? While you may be tempted to skip festivities this year, there are plenty of ways to partake in annual October traditions – some classic, others new for 2020.