Richard Dreyfuss Teaches America a Lesson in Civics

It’s one thing for an actor to donate to their “cause” on a yearly basis or take part in some campaign ad — but this is impressive. Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss has been enormously successful in his Hollywood career — but lately, rather than looking for the next gig, he’s been focusing on helping to get the nation back on track. On My Generation, Dreyfuss talks to Traci Mitchell to talk about his work with a nonprofit he created, …

Celebrating Father’s Day

With Father’s day quickly approaching, I want to take a moment and discuss family. I believe there is nothing more powerful on Earth than family and home. Home is not just our physical address. It’s who we are and where we belong; there are different elements that can make up a family and a home. I can tell you from this unexpected journey last year that how The Tuohy’s have historically thought of “family” has changed and continues to become …

AARP, Creating a Caring Community

This past week, my son SJ proclaimed he needed someone to shag baseballs for him. I’m not sure what that means, but his father Sean, happily agreed to go along on this outing. That evening Sean expressed that he hadn’t lost his old form (he was drafted by some baseball team), and he exclaimed with great pride it felt good to get out there and toss the ball around with SJ. However, the next morning, the story was a little …

One Give A Day

Here’s an inspiring and fascinating twist on charitable giving: A man who doesn’t have a lot decided to give a little bit to a different charity every day for a year, and he set up a Web site to encourage others to give to his featured charities. Who is he? Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, a Chicago-based actor who decided to launch his mission – Living Philanthropic – after ruminating on what it would take to give to charity every day. He …

Drive to End Hunger – Unveiling of Jeff Gordon's New Car!

It’s been an exciting morning for the Drive to End Hunger and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon: the new No. 24 car has been unveiled! Check it out below: What do you think? Gordon will drive the Drive to End Hunger Chevy for 22 races annually over the next three years. The goal of the partnership is to raise awareness of and help solve the growing problem of hunger among older Americans. Of the nearly 51 million …