DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Huggies®. In City Dads Group’s latest community outreach venture, our Chicago chapter this month joined forces with Huggies and its “No Baby Unhugged” program to help create care packages of childhood necessities like clothing and school supplies. Members of our Chicago Dads Group went to work one afternoon at the Cradles to Crayons’ Giving Factory, sorting and packaging enough items to help 105 children, big and small. The biggest order of the day, of course, was diapers – courtesy of Huggies, which donated 250,000 Huggies diapers for babies in need … [Read more...]
City Dads Group and Plum Organics® teamed to support children and families in need Nov. 29 by donating, packing and distributing food in seven U.S. locations as part of our Giving Tuesday outreach efforts. Watch this video, compiled by and produced by San Francisco Dad Group member Mike Heenan, to see our fathers in action:
Plum Organics, the nation’s leading organic baby food brand, donated more than 24,000 meals (almost three tons of food!) to charitable organizations chosen by City Dads Group chapters in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, … [Read more...]
In a show of solidarity for our six City Dads Group members walking across England to aid a camp for the children of cancer patients, three of our chapters are holding local fundraising walks July 12.
Our Chicago, Detroit and New York City outposts are rallying fathers in their areas to help with the $1,000 contribution City Dads Group has pledged that day as a sponsor of the week-long Dads4Kesem hike in the UK. That walk aims to raise $40,000 for Camp Kesem, a nonprofit that offer free summer camps and other events for the 3 … [Read more...]
City Dads Group will join the effort to raise awareness and funds to battle childhood cancers by setting up an Alex's Lemonade Stand in six U.S. metropolitan areas the weekend of June 11-12, 2016. Our fathers in Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City and Minneapolis-St. Paul will host the lemonade stands. All money raised will be donated to the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for its work funding research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. Details, including times and locations for each city, can be found on the City Dads Group's ALSF fundraising … [Read more...]
Two City Dads Group members received high honors from their parent blogging peers at the third annual Iris Awards last week. City Dads Group blog contributor Jeff Bogle, a member of our Philadelphia chapter, won an Iris Award for Best Photography. Bogle is a freelance writer and photographer who publishes the Out with the Kids blog among his many online ventures. Chicago Dads Group member Jim Higley received Philanthropic Work of the Year for his efforts on behalf of Camp Kesem, an organization that provides free summer camps and other events for the 3 million children nationwide … [Read more...]