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Andrea Rodgers is the Founder of Miss A (AskMissA.com), which covers the intersection of charity and lifestyle for 1.5 million unique readers annually. Based in Washington, DC, Miss A has a presence in 21 U.S. cities with 30 editors and hundreds of writer. Andrea was inspired after 9/11, and became heavily involved in Washington’s charity circuit in an effort to give back to the community. At the core of the Miss A brand is Andrea’s personal belief in the positive power of volunteering and charity — not only to benefit those less fortunate, but to improve the individual, business or brand that gives their time, money and energy to a cause. AskMissA.com serves as a technological platform which connects editors, writers and readers around this core belief and shines a spotlight on the best nonprofits, charity events, cause marketing campaigns and philanthropic & stylish people, businesses and brands to inspire others to get involved.

Andrea Rodgers is a member of the Vogue 100, a hand-selected group by Vogue magazine of 100 influential decision makers and opinion leaders across the country known for their distinctive taste in fashion & culture. She has been featured in Vogue, W and Allure, CNN, Fox News, NOS Dutch Public Broadcasting, TV Tokyo, France 24, Alhurra, USA Today, Washington Post & Politico.

Case Foundation Encourages People To Incorporate #Giving This Holiday Season And Into 2014

case-foundation (1)Join The Case Foundation this holiday season as they celebrate the act of giving with their 5 Giving Tuesdays. Inspired by #GivingTuesday, a national movement to give back, they’re spotlighting creative ways you can give back throughout the month December, and beyond. Whether you volunteer, donate a coat, only buy friends and family gifts that give back, or make a New Year’s resolution pledging to do good in your community… your commitment to give will make a difference!

Check out this fun video that The Case Foundation team created to spread their important message!

 

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Every Tuesday in December, starting December 3rd through January 6th, The Case Foundation will spotlight one of five creative ways to give back and help others through exclusive content from partners and great prizes. Go to The Case Foundation’s Facebook page and tell them how you’ll give back this holiday season and be entered to win great prizes all month long. You can enter each week until January 6 for your chance to win new prizes each week including Amazon gift cards, Timex Fitness Watches, Shop for a Cause products from Tory Burch, EcoVessel water bottles and more. And one grand prize winner will receive $1,000!

  • December 24th: Giving the Gift of Warmth (encourage donation of coats, gloves, etc.)
  • December 31st: Giving a Resolutions to Do Good (“donate” a new year’s resolution to do good in 2014)

The main point is to create new holiday traditions for yourself, your friends and loved ones. There are no hard and fast rules. There is no time table. Just do as much as you are able to do when it works for you and your loved ones.

WAYS TO GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON:

  1. Giving a Donation (to your favorite nonprofit)
  2. Giving Your Time (service and volunteering)
  3. Giving Presents that Give Back
  4. Giving the Gift of Warmth (encourage donation of coats, gloves, etc.)
  5. Giving a Resolutions to Do Good (“donate” a new year’s resolution to do good in 2014)

Almost 30 Miss A Editors compiled their own list of Charitable & Stylish Holiday Gifts for 2013, so check out our list for almost 300 gifts that give back for everyone on your list!

As part of Miss A’s partnership with The Case Foundation, we are raffling off two $50 Good Cards from Network for Good so two lucky winners will be able to make donation to the charity of their choice.R GOOD TO SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE NONPROFIT!

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ENTER TO WIN ONE OF TWO $50 GOOD CARDS FROM NETWORK FOR GOOD TO SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE NONPROFIT!

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