Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Fundraisers: Coming Up With Sporting Events For Families

Sporting events are great fundraisers for certain causes. It’s easy to spice up the event with the added dimension of having the entire family involved. Here are some wonderful ideas when organizing a fundraiser that promotes awareness and overall health for families:

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Family fun runs
Fun runs are just that – fun. Organizing fun runs as a team sport makes it all the more family-oriented. These mini-marathons don’t just get families involved, but entire communities as well.

HIIT and bootcamp demonstrations
High intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, and bootcamps are great for whipping people into shape. When done in public places such as parks, these workouts can pique people’s interests. Fundraiser organizers can hire professionals to teach families the basic movements.

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Self-defense seminars
Just like HIIT and bootcamp demonstrations, when done in a public place, people will participate. Since self-defense covers a huge range of disciplines, event organizers won’t have to worry about the event coming up short.

Sports variety festival
Variety festivals showcase different types of health activities, from aerobics, to self-defense, to gymnastics. This is the kind of event that can keep everyone interested. People can donate money as their entrance fee to the event.

Adam Rosenfeld lives to give back to the citizens of Miami. He is an advocate of health and wellness for the city’s residents, such as the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC. Learn more about his charity work by following this Twitter page.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Healthcare Inadequacies: The Role Of Philanthropic Advocacies

The healthcare sector just can’t seem to get a break. With the number of disease-related cases increasing year after year, healthcare professionals have their work cut out for them. The more problematic ones are communicable diseases and lifestyle-related disorders. With options such as health insurance not fully understood by people, a lot of individuals are left vulnerable.

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With the financial inadequacies of the health sector, individuals are taking it upon themselves to get together to raise funds for those who need them. These drives often end in success. With the way things are going, it is high time to consider charitable activities as a viable solution to the never-ending problem faced by the health department.

So how will philanthropic organizations go about this newly formulated scheme? One possible path would be charity will pay for the uninsured. The number of uninsured people goes by the millions, but with just a small contribution from those who have more than what they need, they can easily fill the financial gaps that the marginalized are experiencing.

The modern health system is already “over-corporate,” meaning that profit and revenue will get in the way of adequate delivery of services. For people to contribute more donations, the government must reduce its size and costs. There are still a lot of unexplored ways on how to go about this plan. That is why utilizing charity is very promising. A lot of doors have yet to be opened.

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Adam Rosenfeld works with several charitable organizations in Miami which advocate health and wellness for the city’s residents. Stay updated with his philanthropic activities by following this Twitter account.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Community involvement: Strengthening the family

There are innumerable ways to deepen the relationships with family members. By simply doing everyday activities and recreational ones, like playing a game, watching a movie, and traveling, parents and their children can strengthen their bonds with one another. 

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But when families come together and get involved in community service and other charitable pursuits, the activity presents unique benefits. 

Evidently, helping others can bring a sense of fulfillment and joy to volunteers. Doing it as a family provides a higher level of appreciation and satisfaction because of the impact they make in the life of those who are in need. 

Children who undertake volunteerism generally do better in their academic endeavors, because getting involved teaches them a sense of responsibility and empowers them to understand they can be significant in the community. 

They also learn social skills as they understand the plights of the less fortunate members of society. Having the opportunity to aid and interact with these people allows the children, and even the parents, to exhibit better social behaviors. 

Volunteering together is the ideal avenue for families to bond as it benefits not just the parents and the children, but also the community and everyone in it.

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Miami-based Adam Rosenfeld is an active supporter of different charitable institutions. He is a member of the board of directors of Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC, a place for enriching fitness, culture, community, and fun. To learn more about Mr. Rosenfeld’s several advocacies in Miami and beyond, visit this Facebook page.