Having taken a year away for the holidays I knew in the summer that I wanted to spend Christmas and New Years in New Jersey. Linds and I parted ways in December for the next few weeks to spend the holidays on opposite coasts. Even though apart, we continued our path as givers and found […]Read more "Coast to Coast"
The Gypsy Givers spent the end of spring and summer months home on the east coast. We were reunited after spending a few weeks, OK, 5 weeks apart. Every Friday we came together at the place that started our love for volunteering and helping others, The Bodhi Food Pantry in Lafayette, NJ. Over the past […]Read more "Home Is Whenever I’m With You"
After landing in JFK, we hit the ground running. I don’t know if it was the fast pace of Manhattan that inspired us, the cold temps, or the holidays sneaking up on us. Along with the band, From Good Homes, we partnered with Newton Theatre and held a coat drive during the band’s two night […]Read more "Home for the Holidays"
The gypsies were called back to the east coast a little earlier than planned. My Nanny had a few healthy days with us before leaving Earth and joining her husband in Heaven. Nanny passed in the early hours on February 28th. She gave us just the right amount of time to travel from LA and […]Read more "A True Gypsy Giver"
This week’s volunteer opportunity holds a special place in my heart. Ten years ago my Dad, Duke, opened and continues to manage a local food pantry located at the Bodhi Monastery in Lafayette, NJ. Every chance I had to take time off work I would go help hand out food to our local, less fortunate people. I am lucky to say that I […]Read more "Bodhi Monastery"