01/13/13

Threadsy gives back through t-shirts

Have you ever had the urge to give back to the community? Seth Manthei did and with that urge he added his passion for design and launched Threadsy. “It’s a t-shirt company that raises funds and awareness for charity groups,” explains Manthei in a recent podcast. According to the company’s official website, “We sell each tee for 7 days and give $7 of every product sold directly to that week's charity.” Manthei does each design in-house and explains the process as, “right now I’m Read more [...]
09/16/12

Little Person, Big Issue – The Effort of Nestlings Diaper Bank

Communities around the U.S. have been dealing with the woes of financial problems for some time now. More and more are living in poverty and is a growing problem in Michigan. firststepskent.org reports on Kent County, located in West Michigan, that, “children living in poverty has increased every year of the last decade.” Now let’s add the stress and worry of not being able to diaper your own child. This could be for the reasons of financial struggle or a shortage. According to nestlings.org, Read more [...]
08/31/12

The JCast – Special EcoBuns Edition

Good evening people! This morning I met up with a good friend of mine to record a podcast about many things. Now, most of you know that I have a segment on Jabber Log called Diaper Wars but for those of you who don't know, the segment is based on my adventures through the interesting world of cloth diapers. The idea came from my friend Candis who owns EcoBuns in Holland, MI. We share many stories and I'm sure you'll dig them. There is even a moment when a special guest shows up for a brief hello Read more [...]
04/29/12

Within the Trenches – How Aware Are You?

Hello folks, I hope you're having a good Sunday so far. I had an interesting conversation with my co-workers that I would like to share. I want to see what you think and test how aware you are. First off, the conversation started with the people we talk to and the descriptions they give for suspects, vehicles, etc. The descriptions are good but they are almost always different. Now, don't get me wrong here. I am in no way complaining about this because it's always good when someone calls and gives Read more [...]