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"You get to make a choice. You can remake that choice everyday, in fact. It's never too late to choose optimism, to choose action, to choose excellence. The best thing is that it only takes  a moment—just one second to decide. 

Before you finish this paragraph, you have the power to change everything that's to come. And you can do that by asking yourself (and your colleagues) the one question that every organization and every individual needs to ask today:
Why not be Great?"

-Seth Godin

Wednesday
Aug252010

Delivering Supplies for "Tools 4 School"

Something Great Foundation helped out in its local area by assisting United Way of Hunterdon County in their "Tools 4 School" drive. The drive collected donations of back to school supplies for students who do not have the money to afford them. Our foundation donated 21 backpacks of different sizes and colors, and 8 lunch boxes. We joined United Way in their Sort-a-thon to separate and sort the school supplies into what each agency and school asked for.

On Wednesday, August 25, we went to the United Way's office and filled our Something Great Truck with boxes that were stuffed with supplies and labeled with the name of the location we were delivering them to. We left the office at around 11:00 in the morning and drove to six schools and agencies. Our first stop was The Youth Center at Glen Gardener followed by High Bridge Elementary School, Readington Middle School, SAFE in Hunterdon, Robert Hunter Elementary School and Milford Public School. We finished our deliveries at around 3:00 in the afternoon and drove for a total of 76 miles. 


To see more pictures of our day delivering, click here.

 Visit www.uwhunterdon.org for more information on ways to help out!

 

Tuesday
Aug032010

Helping with United Way of Hunterdon's "Tools 4 School"

Something Great Foundation is helping out in its local area by assisting in the "Tools 4 School" drive that is collecting donations of back to school supplies for students who do not have the money to afford them.Something Great will be donating 21 backpacks of different sizes and colors, and 8 lunch boxes. We will also be providing the drive with our Something Great Truck to deliver the supplies to many agencies and public schools in Hunterdon County.

       

Do you want to join in and do something great?

School supplies can be dropped off from 9-5 at the offices of United Way of Hunterdon County or at:
-ShopRite, Clinton, Saturday July 31 from 10-2
-Wal-Mart, Flemington, Saturday August 7 from 10-2
-Dickens lane, Clinton, Thursday August 12 at 6:00 pm
-Wal-Mart, Whitehouse, Saturday August 14 from 10-2
-Hair Impressions, Flemington, Saturday August 14 from 10-2

Visit www.uwhunterdon.org for more information on ways to help out!