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Mar
13

2019
Michael Bennett Tackles Topics of Sports, Inequality at Princeton University

Michael Bennett Tackles Topics of Sports, Inequality at Princeton University

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From an early age, Michael Bennett was taught the value and importance that family, nutrition and work ethic play in leading a productive lifestyle. Having grown up in a lower income community, he saw first-hand how difficult it was for his friends and family to maintain an active and healthy way […] Read More

Feb
13

2019
The Bennett Foundation Teams up With Keiki and Plow

The Bennett Foundation Teams up With Keiki and Plow

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation believes that children and their families should strive to lead healthy, active and productive lifestyles. We have found that the values we work hard to facilitate in our community align with the principles of others looking to affect positive change in theirs.   We recently had the opportunity to learn about the sustainable farming practices of […] Read More

Feb
1

2019
Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future – The Importance of Black History Month

Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future – The Importance of Black History Month

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The past, the present, and the future are all connected.   Our nation’s Black History Month (February), is an attempt at letting our country hear, read and discover our mutual history, and our contributions that have made America the great nation it is today.   Black History Month presents an important opportunity, not only to […] Read More

Jan
4

2019
Breaking Into 2019 With TBF

Breaking Into 2019 With TBF

The Bennett Foundation

Did you know just eight percent of people achieve their New Year’s Resolutions? For 2019, The Bennett Foundation invites you to be a part of that eight percent!    At first glance, the success rate for those resolutions don’t exactly inspire. But researchers say that despite the tough success rates, making a resolution […] Read More

Dec
4

2018
‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

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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

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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
15

2018
It’s National Gratitude Month!

It’s National Gratitude Month!

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It’s National Gratitude Month!   “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth  Well, what exactly is gratitude? As defined by dictionary.com gratitude is, “the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.”  There is a great association with National Gratitude Month and well the month that has Thanksgiving… but why […] Read More

Nov
2

2018
Time to Tackle November

Time to Tackle November

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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

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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

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“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