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The Bike of a Lifetime

The Bike of a Lifetime

I know how to ride a bike and I own one — yay me, big deal. A 2013 survey found that over 90% of Americans have this skill. However, my bike riding ability made an early contribution to my life — it allowed me to get a job and a good one.
When I

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One Week to Go!!

One Week to Go!!

This week, Let’s Help Kids helped 10 more deserving kids go to a week of summer day camp. That’s 10 kids who will each spend 1 week playing outside, trying new activities, meeting new people, engaging with caring adults, laughing, playing, and having fun.
This week the parents of those

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Today’s Happy Camper May Be Tomorrow’s Leader

Today’s Happy Camper May Be Tomorrow’s Leader

Overnight camp, day camp, sports camp, arts camp, theater camp, music camp, dance camp — all provide children with experiences that last longer than the fleeting week or two they last over the summer.
A summer camp experience, according to the American Camp Association, provides children with a chance to

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Love is the Best Gift

Love is the Best Gift

Love is the best gift you can give anyone on Valentine’s Day (well, really on any day). Here at Let’s Help Kids we have the ticket for the perfect Valentine’s gift for your special someone. A ticket to the Let’s Help Kids Dual Gala.
For the past five years, we

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Sorry, No Gifts for Christmas

Sorry, No Gifts for Christmas

December is an amazing month for charities. Fantastic organizations like Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army as well as religious organizations, schools, and local businesses band together and provide holiday toys and a helping hand to families in need. We are grateful for these organizations because they take the

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Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure

Full disclosure. I’m a board member of Let’s Help Kids. I joined several years ago because I believe in the organization — happiness for children. How can you go wrong?
Donating your time, energy, talent, and financial resources to any organization is a commitment. And with all endeavors, you get out

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Iron Man, Elsa, and Pirates

Iron Man, Elsa, and Pirates

In just a few days a child army will take over neighborhoods,  giggle through apartment complexes, run through trick or trunk events at churches, and swarm area malls in search of candy and something more, something they don’t even realize they are seeking — freedom.
Halloween is the one night

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Five Reasons Why Laughter is Good For Your Health

Five Reasons Why Laughter is Good For Your Health

It’s an old saying, laughter is the best medicine. But it appears to be true. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic report on some of the powerful benefits of laughing.

Stimulates internal organs and increases endorphins
Reduces stress
Improves the immune system
Relieves pain
Makes it easier to cope with

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Costume Drive A Huge Success

Costume Drive A Huge Success

Dressing up for Halloween was always one of my kid’s favorite things to do. Taking them to the store to pick out their costumes was an adventure for sure. We would negotiate between scary and fun, too old or too young, violent and scary. You name it – deals were

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