Every Step Counts, Don’t You Want To Take That Step?

I did it again, I got my hopes up. But I didn’t get my hopes up for just anything, I got my hopes up for being able to participate in the Avon Walk For Breast Cancer at Boston in 2015. I heard about this cause and it really hit home, having three aunts survive breast cancer, I felt the need to do my part to give back to the survivors. I hope to never have to go through what they have but if I do in my future, I’ll be happy knowing I did what I could go give to the cause. When I ask help from others if I ever get breast cancer, I’ll know there are people out there who have hearts, just like I did.

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That Time Of Year Again

Hey folks its that time of year again! that time of year when you empty your pockets with a grin! Charity time!

I recently decided I was going to partake in Avons Walk For Breast Cancer in Boston, in may. I’m determined to raise the $1,800 they require you to raise in order to participate. To me I would love to be able to walk the 39 miles between the two day span and be able to say I walked a marathon and a half and for a great cause too!

Personally I know multiple Breast Cancer survivors and my friends have relatives who are survivors as well. I really want to be able to take this Walk and say I did it for them, for all the survivors.

So this is just a for warning that sometime around May I’ll be asking everyone on here if they’d like to donate ;)

Every little bit helps!

20 Miles Really Makes You Feel The Hunger

Yesterday, May 4th, Myself and several of my friends joined Project Bread’s Walk For Hunger. We raised some money and we became champions. In the beginning we said to ourselves “Lets see how far we can go first”, as the day drew on our mindset changed to “lets do this! 20 miles is nothing!” I think its safe to20140505-152225.jpg say by mile
10 we were exaughsted but we pulled through! every mile sign we saw my friend Bobby and I took a photo next to it to prove we went that far. We knew we were champions.

In the beginning of the walk everyone is given a sticker and it says what number walk this is for you, it’s my second time I’ve done the walk, but it’s the first time I’ve finished the whole thing. For others like an elder couple we met along the way it was their 25th years. Everyone was astonished whenever they saw that little old lady’s sticker on the back of her rain coat. She was a warrior. She had a cane and still managed to pull through for the 20 miles.Being at the Walk For Hunger made us really see how everyone can come together for a great cause. This is the stepping stones to putting away Hunger, e took those steps. Walking for hunger is the least someone could do, so we made ourselves a promise we’d finish and we did just that. Everyone around us was just as relieved as we were. This event will most definitely not be the last time I go to the Walk For Hunger. It made me determined, determined to be just as prepared for next year. I’m hoping that the next year I won’t be as tired because I’ve had time to prepare but only time will tell

My friends & I have all told ourselves though that next year we’ll be more prepared and we’ll raise more money. Those are two things we know we can change. Project Bread is one of our favorite charities, we love their walk every year and they’re doing a great job! It’s a fun walk that everyone should attend at least once in their life. Thousands of people participant in it, thousands take that 20 mile walk that change their perspective on things. We only have to take that 20 mile walk once, and If we decide to, however millions are walking around everywhere because they have no other choice. millions have no money, no way of transportation, and no food. This walk really lets you appreciate the things you do have and makes you want to donate to the ones who aren’t as lucky.

So I say Thank you Project Bread!

Heres to another great year, See you next year!

The Summer To Remember

At last! Summer 2014 is almost here!gguyb

Now is the time to start planning trips that make your summer unforgettable. These trips are something I fully plan on going on, this is the time when the school books go down and the sun stays up. As a broke college student this will be a difficult task so I understand I’ll have to find fun trips relatively cheap to go to or close by. Luckily having an amazing mother as I do she has told my sister and I that we will be taking a family vacation to Las Vegas in August. A trip to Las Vegas will be the highlight to my entire college career.

Aside from Vegas, I am reaching out to you the readers, the adventurers, the explorers, the curious ones, where are all the good locations?

Where are some must see towns/ things in America?

I’m opening this up to everyone, the more input the more options! So come, please help and make this summer memorable.

The Fastest Way To Help People In Need

Recently myself and some classmates completed a project on a hypothetical product that would help make water more clear& clean for people suffering in Africa and other parts of the world. During my research for this project I came across the website uniceftapproject.org which showed me an app that’s purpose was to create an easy way for everyone to donate to help the real Water Crisis that’s going on in the world.Image

The point of this app is for the user to go a period of time without using their phone and in turn those minutes turn to dollars.
We as humans need to be able to live without something unnecessary so that someone can live with something that is necessary. Water is a basic human right and nearly 1 billion people don’t have access to clean drinking water. That’s something everyone should think about everytime they go and buy a bottle of water.

Knowing apps like this existed I went ahead and looked into other charitable apps that take almost no time out of your day to help someone in need. If you’re on your phone all the time anyway, why not download these apps to help someone who can’t help themselves.

These are the Apps that I found that anyone can download for free and change the lives of someone out there in the world.
1. Instead
2. Go Without
3. Donate A Photo
4. Charity Miles
5. Check In For Good

I recommend to everyone that they should download at least one of these. They’re easy to use and it’s all for a cause. Did I mention they’re free? So what’s stopping you? What if you were on the other end and you had to rely on people to donate money to give you water, medicine, food, an education?