Links We Like: Take Action Edition

Almost everywhere you go you can see pink during the month of October. While the month is dedicated to raising awareness to breast cancer, it is also dedicated to raise awareness to stop bullying and domestic violence. I hope you take action today to raise awareness or make a difference in your or someone else’s life. It can be as easy as sharing this link and telling people about these great causes and links I have collected here. We Occupied Wall Street with the Women at The Luxury Spot is a must read. If you read one post this weekend, let it be this one. Bryce spent a day at Zuccotti Park talking with the women who have been giving their support and voice for Occupy Wall Street. See the pictures how Bryce showed up with a picket sign that said “free tampons to stop the economic bleeding,” and what kind of stories she heard from the women. In the Heart of Haiti at Found the Marbles is a great overview of the Heart of Haiti project and how it brings jobs to Haitian artisans who make beautiful jewelry and home decorating products for the Heart of Haiti collection only sold at Macy’s. Hanes 30 Days of Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness by Carolina Mama shares how several Hanes Comfort Crew bloggers are participating in the 30 days of Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and how you can send a virtual Hanes pink care package to your friends via Facebook and Hanes will donate up to $25,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. 5 ways you can help Communities in Schools at Just Precious gives you an overview of Communities in Schools, a supportive “village” for at risk children, and gives them the tools to help them “beat the system” and this program truly changes lives for many children who otherwise might not have a chance. My Support for Team Champions – Special Olympics team Texas by Momma D Jane gives an overview how Team Escalade Texas works supporting 6 charities competing to win an $150,000 advertising fund from Cadillac. Dawn is in the 5th Escalade joining the Team Champions in support of the Special Olympics Texas team. I am joining an army of End Polio Now at the Life of the Party Planning Professor brings attention to polio and the importance of polio vaccines. Officially Anti-Bullying Month at This Lil Piglet focuses on stopping bullying. October is the official anti-bullying month and you can read the signs how to recognize if your child might be bullied and read what action you can take.

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