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9/11

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One Month

Last year, I started this blog to raise money for great organizations on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks. It was also the 37th Anniversary of my birth. I got a great response. I am incredibly grateful for everyone who donated. As the year as progressed, people have asked what I’m doing … Continue reading

3 Ways to Observe 9/11

It’s been 10 years the terrible tragedy of the September 11th attacks. This weekend, there will be many opportunities to remember and honor the victims. For adults, we all know where we were that day and how we heard. We all have a personal story and we will all observe the 10th anniversary in our … Continue reading

48 Hours Til My Birthday – A Personal Note

I had this weird moment last night when it really hit me that I have had an amazing life. Earlier in the day, I had mentioned to a co-worker that I used to work in the music industry. He seemed stunned. As he should be. There’s nothing about me that seems hip or cool enough … Continue reading

Irresistible Faces

We’re in the homestretch, people! Just 11 more days until my birthday. I’ve been quiet lately because I know so many people have been dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. My heart breaks for those who lost loved ones, adored homes and precious memories. (Interested in helping those affected? I’ve started to add a … Continue reading

Measuring Success

In some ways, it feels like my birthday project is already sucessful. Great places like Street Tails, Donor’s Choose, J/P HRO, Doctors Without Borders and charity: water have all received donations that they may not have received. But we can do so much more. It’s still early days. Right now, the best thing you can … Continue reading

One month to 9/11 Anniversary

This morning I woke up to a piece about a child born on 9/11/2001. I also saw a variety of news sites beginning to ramp up their coverage. Special 9/11 websites were unveiled. Stories looking at where the families of victims are now. It’s important stuff. It’s important to remember 9/11 so we never allow … Continue reading

Teach Your Kids About Charity

Last week, I launched this website dedicated to raising money for some of my favorite charities on my birthday. The very first person to donate was my friend’s five-year-old daughter. She was also one of the first to ask if she could help donate toys to the kids in Haiti went I volunteered in Port-au-Prince … Continue reading

Got my first donation!

Wow. Thank you so much for checking out the page! I got my first donation and it actually made me excited about my birthday for the first time in 10 years. I know that we can do something really amazing here. Spread the word!

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