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Learning about Workplace Charities

Friday, August 7th, 2015

workplace-charitiesIn our previous blog discussing workplace charity, we discussed how businesses and organizations can help give back to their community through different campaigns. Now that you know how to get your business involved in workplace campaigns, it is important to learn more about the charities that you could potentially be giving to.


Workplace Charity: How Can We Give?

Friday, July 31st, 2015


For many companies, businesses, and establishments, giving back to the community is a must. The company tends to decide as a whole what types of charities and organizations they wish to give to based on the morals and beliefs of the company. However, many companies aren’t sure how they can donate or how it works.


Writing your First Resume

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Resume-WritingAt My Brother’s Keeper, we work with individuals throughout the Irvington and surrounding communities to create resumes that will help them find the job they have been searching for. However, many residents have had very little to no previous work experience, which can make writing a resume a difficult and daunting task to face. While My Brother’s Keeper offers workshops on resume writing and interview help, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when writing your first resume.


Who Benefits from Youth Programs?

Friday, July 17th, 2015

MBK Youth ProgramsWhen you mention youth programs, many will instantly think that only those involved in the program directly will benefit. The girls and boys who are able to participate in youth programs will benefit from the experience, but many fail to realize that others will benefit from the youth programs as well. Youth programs can also work to help benefit the families of those involved as well as the communities in which the youth programs are provided.

So how do these youth programs benefit children, families, and communities?


Do We need Youth Programs?

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Youth-ProgramsIt is often said that our children are the future. The youth that we are raising today will help shape the world that we live in tomorrow. However, in some areas throughout the nation, and even right here in our own backyards, the youth are being overlooked and neglected. At My Brother’s Keeper, we strive to help the youth within the 21229 communities through youth programs to help create a better today and tomorrow. While some might not believe youth programs are beneficial, these programs are known to help children in several different ways.


Ten Ways to End Homelessness: Part 2

Friday, May 15th, 2015

HomelessnessAs we discussed in our previous blog, The National Alliance to End Homelessness is continuously providing organizations throughout the country with tools and information to help end homelessness. They have released a list of “ten essentials” that can be implemented in different communities throughout the country to help the fight against this terrible problem within our nation.


Ten Ways to End Homelessness: Part One

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Baltimore-HomelessnessThe National Alliance to End Homelessness is constantly working hard to help the nation’s organizations find an end to homelessness. One way they are trying to help is through the “ten essentials” to end homelessness. These essentials can be used by the different organizations across the nation to combat the problem of homelessness throughout the communities they serve.

They include the following:


Is School Attendance Important?

Monday, March 23rd, 2015


It is no secret that school is important for a child. It is also no secret that in order to learn, a child must be in attendance at the school on a regular basis. While sick days do happen, missing a large amount of time from the classroom could hinder a child’s learning. Not only will their grades drop, other development could become stunted as well.


Hunger Myths of America

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

For those of us who work directly with those affected by hunger, to hear that hunger is a national problem never comes a shock or surprise. However, for those in the nation not affected by hunger, hearing that hunger is a problem in America is unheard of. Did you know that one in seven Americans turn to the Feeding America network for food assistance? Feeding America, through its network of 200 food banks and 58,000 feeding programs, provides food assistance. 46.5 million in the U.S. go hungry, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.

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What is Guerrilla Gardening?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015


It is no secret that the United States has a serious food desert problem. Recent studies show that an estimated 23.5 million people living within the United States currently live in a food desert. A food desert occurs when residents have a very limited access to healthy food options because of the distance between their homes and the grocery stores. Often times a grocery store can be found about 10 miles or more away from the homes.


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