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April 6th, 2017

Best Friends Put Love in Every Stitch of Their Quilts — and Then Give Them Away

By In the Loop intheloop

Five years ago, best friends Julie Jackson and Mary Coleman caught the same bug. “We both suddenly got the urge to try quilting,” Julie, an administrative assistant at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, tells us. Initially, they honed their craft by making lots (and lots) of quilted pillowcases. When someone asked what they planned to do […]

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Tags: Giving, Julie Jackson


April 21st, 2015

Seeing Cancer Through a Child’s Eyes

By In the Loop intheloop

“My son thought you could catch cancer like you can catch a cold.” That’s how Kelly Strenge describes an important part of her motivation to write a book that explains cancer to children. Kelly, the author of “The Truth about Cancer,” decided to write a book explaining the disease to kids after her husband, Brett, was […]

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Tags: Giving, Hodgkin's Lymphoma


December 5th, 2013

Quote of the Day

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” Maya Angelou

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Tags: Giving


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