You know Father's Day is near when you see members of our City Dads Groups across the nation popping up all over your TV screens and social media feeds. And 2018 was no exception to the rule. Our biggest appearance came on Father's Day 2018 itself. City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld joined CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca on a segment discussing how the "dad look" is fashionably hip (as if we didn't know). "I think dads should walk out of their homes every day in what they feel comfortable wearing," Somerfeld told Rocca. "The dads we're seeing these days are chaperoning … [Read more...]
Pediatric cancer is in the sights of City Dads Group this June as we team with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to raise money to help find a cure. City Dads Group chapters in a dozen cities from coast-to-coast will set up stands between June 2 and 10 to sell lemonade and take donations to go to the national nonprofit's work funding research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. Details, including times and locations for each group's event this year, will be made available on the City Dads Group’s ALSF fundraising page or on the group's Meetup page (see … [Read more...]
City Dads Group and Plum Organics® will again work together to help nourish children and assist families in need on Giving Tuesday, an international day of helping others that follows Thanksgiving. On Nov. 28, City Dads in 12 U.S. metropolitan areas will help pack and distribute food donated by Plum Organics, the nation’s leading organic baby food brand. Plum Organics last year for Giving Tuesday donated more than 24,000 meals to charitable organizations chosen by our chapters in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and the Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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...]
The debate about employers granting parental leave, especially to fathers, continues to grow louder. Dallas Dads Group co-organizer David Kepley adds his voice to the discussion in a recent post on his group's website. "We have created overburdened mothers and under-challenged fathers, then complain about how poor things have become in America. Somewhere we went wrong with fatherhood," he writes in a call for business owners consider what paternity leave would means to not only a father but the mother as well as the business. "Social change begins when the hearts of fathers are turned … [Read more...]