WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Achieves a Major Milestone

BOSTON (CBS) — The WBZ Cares Campaign lasts for the month of September.

Monthly, WBZ Newsradio 1030 highlights a worthy nonprofit organization   and tells the story of what it does for its community.

For this month of September, WBZ profiles “Cradles to Crayons”, a Boston-based organization which provides kids from birth through age 12 with essential items — clothing shoes, school supplies and toys — they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play. There are over 300,000 children ages 0-12 that live in low-income situations in Massachusetts.

Cradles to Crayons has been set up by CEO Lynn Margherio in 2002, and since that time, the business has branched out, and now they will hit a one-million landmark. “Over the span of this 14-years we’ve been in operation, and in the years we’ve been in operation in Philadelphia, and only launched in Chicago, those communities will allow us to serve one million kids,” said Margherio.

However, Margherio says while this is going to be a major accomplishment, there are countless more kids who want help. “While we’re really excited about the million landmark, a part of what we will be doing with this is saying that there are more kids out there to assist,” Margherio stated.

Meantime, Cradles to Crayons continues to plan among the largest fundraisers of the year. It’s known as the “Un-Gala”. Senior Manager of Development Dave Catungno clarifies the name. “You watch CEO’s in panties and T-shirts, you see the Patriots’ mascot running about, pushing “Lucky the Leprechaun” in a rolling bin,” Catungno stated. “It’s really an enjoyable surroundings, comfy, you bring your children, we’ve got a scavenger hunt — it’s just a really enjoyable place to find out about the job Cradles to Crayons is performing locally.”

It’s a fun party, but it has a serious mission. “Our intention is to raise a million bucks,” Cotungno stated. “And during those attempts serve about 40,000 kids this winter with brand-new coats and warm clothing, and that’s 5,000 more kids than we served annually.”
If you want to find out more about Cradles to Crayons, or want to make a donation, visit their website at cradlestocrayons.org.

Check Out rooftop Bars In Melbourne

Have you traveled to Melbourne before without stopping by one of the rooftop bars? Imagine sipping a glass of wine or some champagne while you lean against your partner and take in the views of the city. Melbourne is certainly quite the capital city, and you are about to discover there excellent rooftop bars that the city has to offer.

One of the best rooftop bars in Melbourne is simply called ‘Rooftop Bar.’ Can you believe that? The views are amazing, especially at night. It looks like it is a smaller space but a nice one for sure. The only problem with this rooftop bar is that you have to take the stairs. You are certainly going to want to relax by the time you get to the top.

Visit this site and you will know that the Corner Hotel features are another popular rooftop bar in Melbourne. You can enjoy great drinks and pub food, and during the season, there is also often live music. This rooftop bar has recently been renovated, and it features additional seating. Reviews also point to the fact that this rooftop bar at The Corner Hotel is wheelchair accessible, which is a step up in comparison to the aforementioned ‘Rooftop Bar.’

Upside Rooftop Bar is the next establishment, and it is quite the experience. You can visit different levels of Fitzroy, and of course, Upside Rooftop Bar is at the top. What do you think about the rooftop bars in Melbourne? If you have been looking at rooftop bars in various cities, you know that there are many differences between them. What I noticed about the rooftop bars in Melbourne is they seem more intimate and remind me more of what you would expect from London and not New York City. I suppose The Corner Hotel would probably get my first visit if I had to choose.

Read Healthy Dinner Recipe

The weekend was once again for me and I wanted to find something that was really easy to make for dinner. I didn’t want to put a lot of effort into dinner and wanted to make it as simple as possible. I started searching for easy weekend dinner recipes to make.

The first place I went to search for easy recipes was Pinterest. It is a favorite of mine and I know that if I go there, I will be able to find just what I am looking for. I went to the search bar and searched for easy dinner recipes to make. I found several ideas that I pinned to my recipe board. Before I decided what I was going to make, I wanted to make sure I had the ingredients to make it. I didn’t want to have to run to the store to get anything. I browsed through a few different recipes and read info how to make them and found one that was both easy and that I had the ingredients for.

I went to the kitchen and started preparing dinner, just like the recipe instructions. I was able to make an easy weekend dinner that my whole family could enjoy and we didn’t need to leave the house for any reason. I am glad I went to Pinterest and found this recipe. It is my go-to for everything I need to make, whether it’s food or crafts.

I have added this recipe to my rotation and will now be making it a few times a month if possible. Everyone liked it and wanted to know why I hadn’t made it before. I added it to my favorites and will be making it another time because it was so easy.