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Joplin. Yes, there is despair. But there is also hope.

Today was Joplin day. Four weeks ago, an EF-5 tornado cut a swath of destruction and despair three-quarters of a mile wide and six miles long. A week later, I asked you to join me in collecting donations to stock the emergency distribution … [Read more...]

We’re Heading Out to Joplin Tomorrow With a Full Trailer (& a Full Heart!)

Just take a look at what you all have done!!! I am so proud to be associated with such amazingly generous people! Thank you, thank you, thank you. Here are a few more shots of the (filled to capacity) storage room, where I had been keeping all the … [Read more...]

B’nei Jehudah Congregation ~ Another Drop-Off Location for Yesh Tikvah Joplin Relief Campaign

I'm thrilled to announced that another Kansas City congregation has joined the Yesh Tikvah Joplin Relief Campaign. Congregation B'nei Jehudah is now a drop-off site for donations. You can drop of your contributions to tornado relief in Joplin … [Read more...]

Update on Yesh Tikvah Joplin Relief Campaign (THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!)

This past weekend, my family and I took a quick little trip down to Houston. On the way back, our GPS us took us just a few miles from Joplin. We couldn't NOT take a quick detour. Although many areas are still closed, we drove through a small … [Read more...]

Yesh Tikvah: There is Hope! How to Help Joplin’s Jewish Community

PHOTO CREDIT: Columbia Tribune Wow, I am so humbled and awed by the positive reaction since I announced a few days ago the Stockpile Donation Drive on behalf of the survivors of the Joplin tornado. I've known for a long time that KOAB readers … [Read more...]

Tornado Disaster: Update on the Jewish Community in Joplin & How You Can Help

PHOTO CREDIT: Columbia Tribune The devastation from Sunday night's tornadoes in Joplin, MO and Reading, KS is heart-breaking and incomprehensible. Since I live just a few hours north of Joplin, the tragedy is even more palpable. I desperately … [Read more...]

Hurricane Sandy – How Can We Help?

I feel so helpless watching the coverage of the devastation and destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. I know I'm not the only one! With over 75% of Kosher on a Budget readers living in areas impacted by Sandy, those affected are a part … [Read more...]

CVS (Again!) | Money-Maker on Schick Hydro or Skintimate Shave Gel

One more HOT CVS deal for you this week (I know!). And this is a YMMV, because it's unadvertised. I didn't even see the sign at my store, but a reader had emailed me to tell me about it - so I decided to check it out. Schick Hydro and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Give Back – Even With a Tight Budget

Thanks to Walgreens for sponsoring my writing. Help Walgreens help others! Visit their Facebook page here to learn about their charitable partners and decide which cause Walgreens will donate to with a quick vote. If you are a regular Kosher on a … [Read more...]

Join Me in Sponsoring Bike4Friendship’s Benefit for Children with Special Needs

Today I'm posting something a little unusual; I have a request on behalf of a very special organization. You guys know that I am a big believer in using our couponing prowess to not only help our families, but to help others in need as … [Read more...]