EverydayFamily CARES

EverydayFamily was created to provide resources, support, and guidance in an online community that can bring diverse families together to share and to learn. One of the many things we hope to encourage in our community is a spirit of community service. Since example is the best teacher, EverydayFamily makes every effort to support charitable organizations, not only through monetary donations, but also through volunteer hours worked and awareness raised. We hope that our members will get to know some of these organizations and find a cause that moves them to action. Growing families have much to gain from growing good in their community.

Below we have featured some of our employees' favorite charities. Their personal stories of growth and connections are just a small part of the good works being done. EverydayFamily recognizes their dedication to these causes by contributing company funds to support these worthy organizations.

Our team members' favorite charities

$86,145 Donated

Jessie Rees spent ten months fighting cancer herself while also personally stuffing and sending out 3000 Joy Jars to other children fighting cancer. She encouraged them by sharing her personal motto and message: NEGU – Never Ever Give Up.

Because Jessie believed so strongly in helping and never stopping, her family has continued her mission through her foundation, offering support to children, families, and hospitals and other caregivers. They’ve been successful in raising funds and reaching over 125,000 kids in all 50 states and 30 countries.

EverydayFamily is proud to support Jessie’s vision and spread her message.

$20,600 Donated

I feel honored to work for a company that recognizes the value of supporting many great charitable organizations that better the lives of countless families. Of the many, Shriners Hospitals for Children hold a special place in my heart, not only for their good works, but for the connection I feel to them because of my brother, James. He was a big kid at heart, who unfortunately knew the pain of multiple hospitalizations and orthopedic surgeries due to a leg injury. I lost a best friend, whose sense of humor and boundless love I treasure, when James died in a car accident in 2009 at the age of 29. In his memory, my family is happy to support the life-changing efforts of Shriners Hospitals.

$88,450 Donated

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is an extremely important cause to me. As a child I saw the heartbreaking stories of young children 2, 3, 4 years old battling blood cancers like Leukemia and Lymphoma and was inspired by their strength. To see the positive attitude that some of these children have in the face of what can be a terminal illness is nothing short of amazing. Ever since that day as a child I have donated my time, yard work money, paycheck, etc. to help fund life saving research and patient services at LLS. I recently joined the board of trustees for the Orange County / Inland Empire, CA chapter of LLS and have since been exposed to many more stories of strength. My involvement has led to personal relationships with those affected by these terrible diseases and I have gained a greater perspective on life and an even greater devotion to finding a cure.

$2,000 Donated

The Make-A-Wish Foundation enables children with life-threatening medical conditions a dream come true. I can't imagine anything better as a child than to have my dearest wish come true, and these children need that. By supporting this amazing charity, I hope to help children facing such underserved circumstances fulfill their dreams.

$17,000 Donated

Everyone struggles, and this amazing organization helps families get back on their feet and maintain self-sufficiency so hopefully their hard times can be put behind them. This charity states that it's biggest concern is to protect the children. This really strikes a cord for me, as children are our future! They do not have control over the choices their parents make, or the circumstances that may affect them, but are affected by those things nonetheless. I'm proud to be able to say that the company I work for supports a group like this!

$3,500 Donated

My beautiful grandmother was affected by Alzheimers. It's hard to see someone you love lose memories of the wonderful life they led. Alzheimers is a terrible disease and the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is doing inspired work to eradicate it. They are leading the world in the research to understand the cause, the cure, and educating people to provide a better quality of life for those who are afflicted.

$6,000 Donated

Christmas time has always been my favorite time of year. Ever since I can remember, my parents made a very big deal over the holidays. Even though we did not have much, they always found a way to get my sister and I something for Christmas and made it very special. Unfortunately some children do not get anything at all for Christmas because their families simply cannot afford anything. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation collects new toys and distributes them as Christmas gifts to needy children, working locally with people to help others in the same community. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

$3,500 Donated

This charity is near and dear to my heart because my grandfather is afflicted with Parkinson's Disease. I have witnessed the drastic effects this unfortunate disease has caused, and I fully support the Michael J. Fox Foundation's continued effort to discover a cure.

$10,000 Donated

Having lost both of our grandparents last year, our family has seen firsthand how LifePath Hospice can help to comfort individuals with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones. This non-profit organization was instrumental in allowing my grandparents to leave this world in the manner of their choosing, in comfort at home, surrounded by family. I am proud to support this organization and to know that other families will receive the same care that we were so grateful to receive during those difficult times.

$11,350 Donated

At Home for our Troops, they are strongly committed to helping those who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001. They assist severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials, and professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently. Having 3 brother-in-laws and a nephew who served in the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, I am proud to work for a company who helps support such an organization.

$4,600 Donated

No child should go hungry... In the United States, more than one out of six children lives in a household with food insecurity, which means they do not always know where they will get their next meal from, that just shouldn't be a concern in America. Children shouldn't have to worry about going to school hungry, or being exposed to poor health and stunted growth because they don't have consistent access to proper nutrition. We at EverydayFamily are happy to be part of the solution.

$1,000 Donated

Because of the support they provide for struggling, single moms. Their mission is to present Single Moms with opportunities to maximize success and reduce the stress of raising a family alone, with the intention of opening a world of promise to women and children who have buried hopes and dreams in sacrifice of merely surviving.

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  2. SHELLY says:

    I lost my baby at 5 months pregnant, but a couple of weeks ago my doctor informed me that I am pregnant again

  3. Elsi says:

    Gracias por su ayuda

  4. Deserae says:

    Hello i am about to have my first baby in September of 2018. I need advice in what to expect and i Also need advice on where to get extra help. Im 19 ill be 20 in August and im scared

    • Karmina says:

      Don’t be scared. Remember to pack a hospital bag for the baby and a cute outfit for when they take his or her picture. Relax everyone can give you advice but you will,figure it out because it is going to come naturally

  5. TAMICA says:

    Hello all i just had my first baby in October 2017. I was trying to get some advice on what to do if i run out of baby formula. She is only 11 weeks im unfortunately unemployed at the moment is there anything i can give besides the formula

    • Megan Klay says:

      Hi Tamica – Have you tried breastfeeding? You can contact a local La Leche group on your area for free breastfeeding support. You can also try to sign up for the Women, Infants, and Children Program, which helps to provide formula. You can make an appointment with WIC. Ask your pediatrician’s office for samples. Visit a food bank or pregnancy clinic. Buy generic formula, as it’s generally cheaper. We frequently have formula sample and coupon offers from our advertising partners: https://www.everydayfamily.com/register/?url=free-baby-stuff/ and you can clip coupons for savings here: https://www.everydayfamily.com/grocery-coupons/. But doctors recommend only breast milk or formula until baby is 6 months of age. I hope this helps. Best wishes to you and your baby!

  6. Kimberly says:

    I am a mother of three expecting my fourth child and I work but so difficult with my son having kidney problems and family member of mine used my information and did identify theft and now I am fixing my credit and to make it worse sold all of our things ( I was saving money to get our own place since my spouse left me and the kids) I don’t understand how someone can do something like that especially with me expecting in November. Unfortunately I do not have the support others have. I cannot even have a baby shower anymore because I have to start over with baby items. some of my things and my kids things are in storage but to sell the things we had in her house and my unborn child items hurts so much all because I called the authorities for her using my information to get things in my name and they are obtaining all proof so she can do jail time. Does anyone know of websites gives free samples or products? Or surveys that are legitimate. Or willing to donate baby items they do not need? I can help pay for shipping or meet as well in located in California

  7. Jamie says:

    I can’t wait to be financially settled not check to check. My parents have always donated to multiple funds, same as I’d love too

  8. Jennifer says:

    My name is Jennifer and I just had my twin girls Paisley and Brooklynn on July 6, 2017. They were born at 33 weeks which is 7 weeks premature. Paisley weighed about 4lbs and her sister was 3lbs 10oz. Both of the girls are currently in the Nicu. Paisley is actually doing ok and when she becomes a little better with the bottle she’ll move into transitioning care and should be coming home sooner then later. As for my other daughter Brooklyn, my little fighter, she won’t probably be home for months I was told. When she was born 2weeks ago, she came out not crying n not breathing. Lots of nurses and drs working on her. Was very scary as I was laying while I was getting stitched up from my c section. I still haven’t been able to hold my precious princess yet. Just breaks my heart but I know it’s for her good cuz she’s on ventilator and she needs her time to grow n get better. She has inflammation in her brain as well as a bleed n fluid. She’s got a blood clot by her tummy, also has a locked jaw, and her right hand her fingers are webbed and her ring finger is extra small. And then yesterday I got a call very early saying my daughter needs a blood transfusion. She’s going thru a lot and myself as a mother wishes I was the one going thru all this for her. So now just everything’s up in the air with her. They know as she grows she’s gonna have some disabilities but we don’t know how bad it’s gonna be and what treatment she may need. Before I delivered I was in hospital a good month. Well during that time my fiance lost his job. And we got a 10yr old daughter, a 8 n 6yr old son as well. We are in need of some help. And I hate asking n gotta swallow my pride but we’re struggling bad, bad enough where all of us moved in with my mom. Is there anyway everyday family or anyone can please help me with some stuff? It would be a huge blessing and truly appreciated. Thanks for taking time to read this and I look forward to response possibly. Take care everyone.


  9. Cynthia says:

    I am a mother of twin boys. One of my twins has Morfans syndrome. I would like to raise awareness and meet parents who have or there child has Morfans. I will appreciate the support.

  10. FatimatAnwo says:

    Please how will I get my gifts

  11. Sabrina says:

    I am a married woman of three beautiful kids. I can no longer have kids due to medical issues. I think it is wonderful to do this for families. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

  12. bidemi says:

    Am a first timer,a single mother due in November I stumbled on everyday family when I was looking for help in every direction. Thank God I found EF. I read through your amazing profile and I was stunned,you guys are wonderful more grease to your elbow. I will be glad to get get every assistance to make it through and beyond. Thank you EF…

  13. Leticia says:

    Yeah this a really great thing to do and also it goes to a great cause

  14. Edna says:

    Great cause to support.

  15. lizaima says:

    I think very nice help people in need is especially when parents are single parent cuz me it is hard.. godbless all nice people helping others its say bible if help other god help you open door all things

  16. Brittany says:

    I think its wonderful that when there are people in need there are people willing to help, I just hope when the time comes there will be people there for my newly started family

  17. Cenedra says:

    I’ve lived with my parents all my life, and now my fiance lives with us and we’re just weeks away from the birth of our daughter. Money has always been an issue in my family and with our daughter on the way things have only gotten worse. I got let go by my job when I told them I was pregnant, and my fiance just lost his job. My parents are disabled and live off Disability. Everything has become one big struggle after another and we’re terrified how we’re going to afford everything our daughter needs. We’re out of time, out of money, and terrified. We need to move out of our current house but can’t afford too, but there’s not enough room in our house to comfortably bring our daughter in. There are 7, and our daughter makes 8 people in our 3 bedroom home.
    I’ve never been more scared in my life.

  18. Valerie says:

    I am struggling with everything right now….4 months ago had to take on a different job due to health reasons and was a big cut in pay….now I am 9 weeks pregnant and high risk. And to top things off have shut off notice for my power because I fell behind on my bills due to pay cut….I know this is a long shot but just wondering if there is anyone that might be able to help…my email is valnboogie@yahoo.com .Would greatly appreciate it

  19. Hello my name is suleima and I’m searching for help have a 3 year old and currently expecting a baby girl I’m truly blessed God so loving chose me I find myself in a situation where I do d my self single and with nothing so if anyone can so loving help God will bless you. My email address is suleimar4@gmail.com thank you n God bless

  20. Victoria says:

    dose anyone know how i can truly get help im a young singel soon to be mother really soon to be . and i have been trying my hardest to get everything on my own iv looked around for help Every where online and in my. Community. iim in search for help with crib,swing,carseat an so on . If anyone has any input on how i could go about find ways to get any help with these things please email me. ( ncowherd2@gmail.com ) please any a divce. Will be appericaTed. Thanks. An may god bless you

  21. Sonia says:

    Thank God for all these loving supporting people:)

  22. kayla says:

    26 yr old mother of 4 amazing children


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