Great Cause: Breast Cancer Alliance

A few years back I was introduced to the Breast Cancer Alliance. They are a lean mean cancer fighting machine. With a team of just two full time employees – they host incredible events, pay for grants and research projects, and help women who couldn’t otherwise afford it to get the health services they need… read more

Designer to Watch: Carmiña Roth

With so many illnesses and disasters happening in our world, it is all too easy for us to turn a blind eye to one epidemic while focusing on another. When I was in my teens and twenties the HIV/AIDS epidemic was regularly in the news. While the disease remains a very real issue in our… read more

Good Cause: Martina McBride

  Hey y’all! I thought you might like to know Martina McBride is coming to town. On November 11th McBride will be performing in Stamford at a charity event that will raise money for the non-profit DART (Dana’s Angels Research Trust). DART is a Greenwich-based non-profit focused on Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) a rare, fatal disease… read more

It’s time to Go Wild!

Each and every year that I have been writing this blog I have written about The Greenwich Land Trust‘s Go Wild! Family Field Day. And the reason is because it’s AWESOME! It is without a doubt our children’s favorite day of the fall. There are pony rides, petting zoos, bungee trampolines, food, music, hot air… read more

Always Remember: September 11th

It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since the World Trade Center came down and almost 3,000 lives were lost to the horrors of terrorism and hatred. I feel confident in saying that those of us who lived through those terrifying days after the attacks will never forget. But for those who lost a husband, wife,… read more

Great Non-Profit: Squash Haven

It’s been far too long since I have featured an incredibly awesome non-profit here on The Sent. Welcome Squash Haven. This non-profit based out of New Haven (a city I hold near and dear to my heart after living there for 4 years of college) is taking inner-city students and introducing them to organized sports… read more

Event: Go Wild! 2015

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. It’s hard to feel it in the air because it has been so darn hot in these parts – but I just know fall is coming. And with fall comes my favorite family event of the year. On Sunday September 20th children of all ages are invited… read more

Event: Little Wings Gives to the Hole in the Wall

My senior year in college I started volunteering at The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp (HITWGC), a non-profit I consider to be the best place on Earth. The camp was started more than 25 years ago by Paul Newman with the mission to serve terminally ill children and give them the opportunity to experience… read more

Events: Ready to hit the batting cages?

It’s that time of year again for a “Field Day at Night”. I can guarantee this will be the most fun non-profit event you go to this year. Come hit the batting cages, rock climbing wall and trampoline  – and no, your kids are not invited! The best part is that the night benefits B*CURED… read more

He-llo Movember!

It’s MOVEMBER people. For those of you who don’t know what I am talking about – it’s a movement that started in 2003 with the goal of raising awareness for men’s health issues. The Movember community has raised $559 million to date and funded over 800 programs in 21 countries. If you know a man you know… read more