Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Tom Brady and wife, Gisele, donate to provide 750,000 meals through Feeding Tampa Bay

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

TAMPA, Fla. In one of his first moves as a Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Tom Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, donated an amount that would pay for 750,000 meals through Feeding Tampa Bay. The non-profit organization announced the donate Tuesday saying the meals will "support our children, families and seniors throughout the 10-county region that we serve."

Tom Brady says Gisele ‘wasn’t satisfied with our marriage’ 2 years ago

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Tom Brady was a guest Wednesday on SiriusXM’s "Howard Stern Show," and the new quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers got candid about his marriage to Gisele Bündchen. Brady, 42, and Bündchen, 39, celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary in February, but the six-time Super Bowl champion admitted they hit a rough patch “a couple years ago.”

Blood Donations Urgently Needed at Vitalant Paramus Donor Center

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Blood Donations Needed at your local blood center!! Vitalant, Formerly Community Blood Services in Paramus is asking our Paramus community to consider donating blood at one of our 4 donor center in North NJ. The state has lost almost 10,000 units of blood to supply our hospitals and Vitalant has lost 80% of our mobile blood drives to date.

Jets’ GM Joe Douglas comes up big in tipping department

Monday, April 6th, 2020

New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas has shown a great amount of heart and generosity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The GM has been quietly doing a sweet service for the staff at a New Jersey restaurant, where he has been picking up dinner for his family on a recent stretch of Sundays. Coming in to pick up an order at the River Grille in Chatham, Douglas told Ryan Holsten the order would be under the name “Joe.

Brandon Beane donates $20k to COVID-19 relief efforts; launches contest

Monday, April 6th, 2020

In addition to the donation, Beane has volunteered to help spearhead a contest for Bills fan with the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. The goal is to “raise awareness for the recently established WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund, in a unique and engaging way. So what is up for grabs for Bills Mafia if any member is one of the seven winners selected?

Why Detroit Lions’ Frank Ragnow is sending aid to three states, eating 4,000 calories a day

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

In Arkansas, where he went to college, Ragnow made $5,000 donations to the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank and the University of Arkansas’ Full Circle Food Pantry. And in Detroit, he donated $10,000 to Gleaners Community Food Bank, a gift spurred by a fundraiser started by Lions running backs coach Kyle Caskey. Caskey has raised more than $12,000 through his virtual food drive.

In Lansing, a Google spreadsheet is helping connect volunteers to people in need

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Local organizers have launched Lansing Area Mutual Aid in order to fill requests for needs in the Lansing area. From a single website (https://donorbox.org/lansing-mutual-aid-covid-19-response-donations), residents can access a form to list what supplies or services they need or go to a different form to volunteer to fill requests in real time. "Mutual aid is also not charity," the organization states on its website.

Bozrah company shifts to making hospital beds, partitions

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Several weeks ago, as staff at Gilman Brothers watched the novel coronavirus outbreak unfold across the U.S. and here in Connecticut, they sat down to brainstorm. Sensing there would be a slowdown in business, they began thinking of how their foam board materials, typically used for signage, displays and exhibits, could be used to aid in the response to the pandemic.

Nonprofits, Green Bay Packers raise over $2.5 million to help groups amid coronavirus pandemic

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

GREEN BAY - Nonprofits and the Green Bay Packers have collectively raised over $2.5 million to help schools, food pantries and other organizations in northeastern Wisconsin assist people amid the coronavirus pandemic. A fund established by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation has grown to over $1.3 million, according to a news release, and will be used to help nonprofits in Brown, Kewaunee and Oconto counties. That's on top of another $1 million for Brown County funded by the Packers.

Lions partnering to help make gowns, masks

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter The Detroit Lions are partnering with a Detroit nonprofit sewing operation to try to help provide hospital gowns and face masks to hospitals in Michigan in need of supplies to fight the coronavirus.