How often is one nonprofit able to help another nonprofit organization? Don Thompson, director of operations at Commissionaires Hamilton, a not for profit security company based in Ontario, Canada, was looking to say farewell to Betsy, the last member of a fleet of vehicles that had served the organization faithfully for nearly […]
School-aged children may be pulling A’s and B’s on their academic report cards, but, according to 2018 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, developed by the National Physical Activity Plan, most U.S. kids are getting C’s and D’s when it comes to physical activity and
Human trafficking has gone on for hundreds of years and only becomes more reprehensible in the 21 century.
Noise. It’s everywhere. The roar of traffic pours down the street. Cellphones ping announcing the arrival of texts. Music wafts out of unseen speakers in stores and elevators. Televisions blare in doctors’ offices and medical buildings. Here at Kars4Kids, the tap-tap-tap of keyboards continues throughout t
It has been an exciting month, but with Thank Your Mentor Day, National Mentoring Month comes to a close. Throughout the month, we have seen many examples of mentors transmitting their passion for mentoring to their mente
When you call Kars4Kids to donate your car, the agent who answers the phone is a real person, not a robot or an employee of some third-party vendor. Our agents care about our donors and enjoy chatting with them about their lives and the reasons they are donating their cars.
It’s mid-way through National Mentoring Month and, by now, you are surely convinced that finding a mentor will help you become a better person and a more successful student or professiona
Every week, Kars4Kids supports adults and teens who mentor other adults, teens or younger children. Our sister organization, Oorah, also provides many opportunities for young adults to act as role models and mentor teens. The beauty of mentoring is everyone benefits
To celebrate I Am a Mentor Day, we’re going to meet Yaakov and Asher, who may not look like typical mentors. They don’t have gray beards. They do not wear $5,000 suits. They are not CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. What they do have is a passion for helping younger boys on the cusp of adult
More than 400 years ago, Shakespeare observed, “clothes make the man.” Today, we might say, “dress for success.” However you say it, most of us sense that wearing a sharp suit to a job interview boosts our confidence and increases our chances of getting that job. The impact of clothing on children is