Author: The Bennett Foundation

Dec
4

2018
‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

The Bennett Foundation

The holidays are all about giving and if you want to get into the spirit this season, make charitable giving a part of your holiday traditions! A charitable donation isn’t the kind of holiday gift that will end up on a shelf or in a closet in a few months […] Read More

Nov
26

2018
Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

The Bennett Foundation

Burn off those extra Thanksgiving calories! Thanksgiving has come and gone as it does every year. The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion […] Read More

Nov
2

2018
Time to Tackle November

Time to Tackle November

The Bennett Foundation

With autumn finally in full swing, November is a month where considering hibernation may be a thought, we remind you that there is more to the month than hiding inside, munching on comfort food, and watching football. We encourage you to take the eight simple ideas below and set a […] Read More

Oct
26

2018
Staying Safe for the Spooky Holiday

Staying Safe for the Spooky Holiday

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation loves all things Halloween, including your safety. From losing your chaperone to bad drivers on the road or staying away from creepy strangers, the night of Halloween can quickly turn into a real-life scary situation. To prepare you for the most eerie night of the year, we provide to you a […] Read More

Oct
19

2018
The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Foundation

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.  This week, the Bennett Family was in our nation’s capital! Touring the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Knowing the past opens the door to the […] Read More

Oct
12

2018
Fight the Candy Craving!

Fight the Candy Craving!

The Bennett Foundation

Did you know Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween? This means lots of SUGAR!   With Halloween right around the corner, the convenience of candy everywhere makes it easy to grab one or two extra Snickers or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups… Because who doesn’t love peanut butter cups?!   […] Read More

Oct
5

2018
Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

The Bennett Foundation

Positive attitude month is here! Attempting to live a positive lifestyle can be very challenging at times, but it’s well-known that having positive lifestyle habits builds a positive attitude, leading to a happy life!   The Bennett Foundation is providing five simple tips on how to live a positive lifestyle:  Always keep your cup half full! Take the optimistic viewpoint […] Read More

Sep
27

2018
Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

The Bennett Foundation

“We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll  Earlier this month, Michael Bennett and Macklemore joined forces to purchase and distribute copies of the new critically acclaimed book, “Teaching for Black Lives” to every middle and high school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in the Seattle Public Schools.   Bennett […] Read More

Sep
21

2018
How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

The Bennett Foundation

Last week we shared the importance of reading a Nutrition Facts label top to bottom. While grazing the Nutritional Facts label is a good start, truly understanding and comprehending the information is where you will reap the rewards.   In case you missed last week’s blog it can be read here.  One mission of The Bennett Foundation […] Read More

Sep
14

2018
The Whole Nutrition Label

The Whole Nutrition Label

The Bennett Foundation

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Anthony Robbins  One of the many goals of The Bennett Foundation is to provide relevant and appropriate nutrition education. Far too many people grab items off the shelves of their local convenience & grocery stores without the thought of reading the Nutrition Facts label. […] Read More