Carolina Hill: A Beacon of Hope in Our Community

Located in Marshfield, Carolina Hill is a transitional homeless shelter for children and their caregivers whose goal is to support families and guide them into independent living. This local beacon of hope relies heavily on community donations and support - here's why I like this and how we can help.

Beat The Buzz: Local Mosquito and Tick Protection

The sun is shining and getting your daily dose of vitamin D (with your sunscreen on, of course!) and fresh air does come with a cautionary tale: tick and mosquito awareness. Keeping your body (and those you love) safe and protected is a big part of daily wellness. Here are a few tips to help keep you, your family, and your furry friends protected this spring and summer as you get outside and enjoy the warmer weather.

CK Helps The Company Theatre Celebrate 40 Years of High Quality Theater and Education on the South Shore

In the 1970s, as Broadway directors like Tom Moore were thrilling audiences by putting a convertible on stage in Grease, Zoe Bradford and Jordie Saucerman, two young midwestern women, headed East to realize their own dreams of bringing imaginativ [...]

Doing Good Never Tasted So Delicious:
Irene Li and Mei Mei restaurant

It's hard not to get excited (and hungry) when you listen to Irene Li talk about Mei Mei, the restaurant she co-owns with her brother Andrew and her sister, Margaret. I got a real “joy hit” as she explained the siblings’ commitment to using sustainable, locally-sourced food and treating employees fairly. Irene was generous to talk with me some more about how she and her sibs are changing the way Bostonians think about the food we eat and who is making it.

CK Kindness Spotlight: Rolling Wave Foundation

Five years ago, a self-employed contractor and avid surfer in Scituate named Rich Bonanno found a broken bike on the side of the road next to a “FREE” sign. He took it home, fixed it up, and gave it to a neighborhood boy - and, suddenly his happenstance became his mission. Since then, Rich has taken in over 4,000 bikes, some from the dump or free on the side of the road, some donated used or new by people who’ve learned of his generosity and have stepped in to help.

Joy Hits (Or Why It’s Good for You to Be Selfish)

Even if you are flat out just trying to get dinner on the table and the kids dressed appropriately (anyone else have a child who is unwilling to wear a winter coat to school even when it’s 7 degrees outside?), hopefully just reading about the cool things these people are doing will bring you joy.