The Good Starts with You

Looking for something to do this weekend? Want a break from the weekend errands and chores? Why not spend some time giving back to your community? According to a recent report, “older people who volunteer enjoy longer lives, higher functional ability, and lower rates of depression and heart disease.” You can read more about that story HERE Maybe this new video from Create The Good will inspire you: You can view and post opportunities at Create The Good or check …

NFLPA + AARP = Creating Good!

We all know that taking action in our communities is important – to both the communities we serve and our own well-being. AARP has been committed to volunteerism through its Create the Good initiative, and now AARP is teaming up with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) to spread the word. James “JB” Brown – who also happens to be hosting the NFL’s biggest game this Sunday on CBS – has been involved with Create the Good since its launch in …

Even More Reasons to Love Starbucks…

Love coffee? Love Starbucks coffee? How does a FREE Starbucks coffee sound to you? We think it sounds pretty darn good, especially at this time of day. (*yawn*) What’s the catch you ask? Well just five hours, really. On Monday, January 19 – which is also Martin Luther King Jr. Day – hit up your local Starbucks, pledge to do five hours of community service work in 2009 and you get your free cup of Joe. You can read about …