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26
Oct
socktober

WEEK 31 OF ACTION: SOCKTOBER

As I fold laundry, it always seems that my most worn and ratty item are my socks. We wear socks nearly every day, if not daily. In my household, we go through socks like they’re going out of style. I have the luxury of buying new socks when I need them. Now, think what would happen if I didn’t have that ability.

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19
Oct
stand up for others

WEEK 30 OF ACTION: STAND UP FOR OTHERS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal of this month is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness and decrease the impact of bullying on people of all ages.

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12
Oct
stop domestic violence

WEEK 29 OF ACTION: LET’S TALK ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Mary and her son entered Harmony House (a program of the YWCA of Palm Beach County and partner agency of the Town of Palm Beach United Way) after her abusive boyfriend had beaten her badly and threatened to kill her son. Mary called the police and her abuser was arrested.

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5
Oct
thank a fire-rescue worker

WEEK 28 OF ACTION: THANK A FIRE-RESCUE WORKER

This week, we look to our local firefighters. They are our everyday heroes, saving lives. Whether they are on duty or off duty, out to lunch, out with their family, or enjoying their day off, firefighters and paramedics are trained to step into action when they see someone in distress. It’s that simple, they are SELFLESS individuals with the passion to help others.

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