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How To: Host a Charitable Event

Posted by Lauren_taf on July 11, 2012.

The Cinco de Mayo Cupcake Bake-off was the first event I organized and held at the Charity Cottage. It was quite the learning experience, more time-consuming than I initially expected, but the payoff and the exposure were well worth the effort. The community response was incredible, from a local online radio station volunteering to DJ…

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Spice up the Kitchen – DIY

Posted by Lauren_taf on July 10, 2012.

Could your kitchen use a little TLC? Have fun this weekend with an easy Do It Yourself project, turning an old dresser into a kitchen island with a coat of paint and a few add-ons. Have you ever DIY-ed a treasure found at a thrift store? Leave a comment!

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How to Donate without Giving Money

Posted by Lauren_taf on July 3, 2012.

Want to help, even in these tough economic times?  If you shop at Kroger, Charity Cottage can get 5% of everything you normally spend!  That’s right — spend as you usually do, on groceries, prescriptions, even GAS, and Kroger will donate 5% of what you spend back to our charity.   It works just like…

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