Month: August 2014

Robin Williams with one Final Act of Charity

The legacy of Robin Williams will live on long after his death, with gifts of laughter and gifts of charity.   The late actor donated a custom-made Pegorette bicycle to the Hotbed Benefit, which took place last Saturday night in Tiburon, California.  The event collected proceeds for 10,000 Degrees, an organization that provides educational opportunities for low income students The bike, along with an autographed hat from the film “Night at the Museum” raised $20,000 and will pay for two students to attend college for a year. Robin Williams, himself an avid cyclist and bike collector, used his love for cycling to help kids with disabilities through the Challenged Athletes Foundation.   Williams participated in 11 triathlons with the organization.  Rudy Garcia-Tolson, a double ab...

Positive Attitude Nominates our Fans for the ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed. Recently you may have noticed the latest “Ice Bucket Challenge Movement” to hit the social media realm.  To date, it has helped to raise 31.5 million do...

Pay it Forward: A Heart Warming Story of Generosity and Kindness

It’s easy for people to become selfish and caught up in their lives, especially when times are hard.  We look out for ourselves, and our best interests, and at times we may find ourselves in a situation where our own needs, or the needs of our family may come first. On average, you’ll come in contact with hundreds of thousands of people in your life time.  Some are friends and family who will stay with us throughout out the years, and some may briefly pass though our lives called acquaintances.   The the others who we may not know well at all, we call  strangers. Strangers come from all walks of life, and are typically initially judged on appearance or behavior, without any real knowledge of who they are, where they come from or what they’re about.  You won’t even k...

Today We’re Giving Hope

We know everyone can use a little hope in their lives, so starting today, and for the rest of the month, Positive Attitude will be giving out HOPE, in the form of our “charming” little reminder bracelets.   With our mission to spread positivity throughout the world, we hope that these reminders help our fans to carry hope and positive thoughts with them throughout their day.   We’ll be collecting entries and giving away 5 FREE Positive Attitude HOPE reminder bracelets! If you’d like to enter to win on of our FREE Hope Reminder Bracelets please enter using the form below!  Winners will be notified by email at the end of the month! [wd_contact_form id=”10″]  

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