Coast to Coast

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 […]

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All for the Kids

Today went down a little differently than the other days here at Baan Dada.  We didn’t have much interaction with any of the kids but we did a lot to help them inadvertently.  We also got the chance to learn a lot more about the sponsorship program they have instated here. We left for our […]

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A Holiday Family Affair

Jazz Festival and Crawfish Festival have always held a special place in our hearts not solely because of the music but also because they have become a family affair. Our hearts melted when we heard Louisiana was still suffering immensely from the flooding this past year.  We reached out to Michael Arnone, founder of Crawfish […]

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Sacramento Love

The Gypsy Givers love spending time in Sacramento.  It had been almost a year since we were both here together.  Sacramento has become a routine stop when we travel in the area now.  We wanted to volunteer and our friend Patricia who lives in Nicolas suggested the SPCA, an animal shelter she donates to.  We […]

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Home for the Holidays

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 […]

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Wildfires Part II

We decided to start the morning with a bike ride around Clear Lake State Park to get our heads ready for whatever the day may bring. Yesterday was an emotional day and we needed to be strong. Unfortunately, we found out that they had just stopped hosting displaced families and volunteers this week. Clear Lake […]

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