Dads and their children have a chance to take a little off the top for free this weekend. Our longtime partner Dove Men+Care is partnering with 22 Bishops Cuts/Color barber shops across the country on Saturday, Dec. 8, to offer complimentary haircuts, washes and styling using Dove Men+Care products to guys and their offspring as part of a promotion. Our City Dads Group members and their children have been asked be special guests at the "Holiday Shear" events being held in 13 cities. "To help families spend more time together while preparing for the holiday season, Dove Men+Care is giving … [Read more...]
Josh Bellish of Beaverton, Ore., hit the internet shortly after the birth of his son three years ago in search of others in a similar situation to his own -- an at-home father looking for a way to combat the isolation that sometimes comes with full-time parenting. Just three years later Bellish has become a leader in two of those groups he found online: co-organizer of our 550-member Portland (PDX) Dads Group and, as of this month, the president of the nonprofit National At-Home Dad Network. That latest title is of significant note. Bellish's election a few weeks ago at the HomeDadCon … [Read more...]
City Dads Groups around the country will raise a glass June 16 to toast fathers everywhere as members from many of our groups gather for a pre-Father's Day celebration of all things parenting in the paternal style. Sixteen City Dads Groups chapters have scheduled Fathers Eve 2018 events, from simple food-and-drink meetups at local hangouts to paintball matches to a fatherhood-theme "gladiator games" competition. Each event culminates with a toast to fatherhood at 8 p.m. local time. Fathers Eve, now in its seventh year, is the brainchild of Twin Cities Dads Group co-organizer John … [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.