Miss A Columnist

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.

Cycle For Kids At Wired Cycling DC To Benefit Courage For Kids

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Danielle Karst, Stephanie Baucus, Andrea Rodgers, Wendy Pittman, Megan Christensen and Quin Woodward Pu invite you to CYCLE FOR KIDS, a cycling class fundraiser to support early childhood education for at-risk children via the nonprofit, Courage for Kids. Join them for some fun exercise for a good cause! Their very own Danielle Karst, who […]

My Thoughts On Tobacco-Free Retailer Network

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I’ve learned so much by participating in the Tobacco-Free Retailer Network. Since its launch, 754 new stores across the country have signed on to be a part of the Tobacco-Free Retailer Network. Most of these are privately owned and were already existing tobacco-free retailers who wanted to be sure they were on the […]

Business Spotlight: Catchafire

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Business or Brand Name: Catchafire Website: www.catchafire.org Twitter Handle: @catchafire Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Catchafire.org?fref=nf Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/catchafirepins/ Instagram: @catchafire

Could you describe your business or brand?

Catchafire is a community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back. As the largest skills-based volunteer platform, […]

Recap: Cold Weather, Warm Hearts In DC To Benefit Courage for Kids

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On February 12, 2015, Danielle Karst, Stephanie Baucus, Andrea Rodgers, Wendy Pittman, Megan Christensen and Quin Woodward Pu hosted COLD WEATHER, WARM HEARTS, a festive happy hour to support early childhood education for at-risk children via the nonprofit, Courage for Kids. The event took place at Mission in Dupont Circle. The event had a […]

Cold Weather, Warm Hearts Happy Hour To Benefit Courage For Kids In DC

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Danielle Karst, Stephanie Baucus, Andrea Rodgers, Wendy Pittman, Megan Christensen and Quin Woodward Pu invite you to COLD WEATHER, WARM HEARTS, a festive happy hour to support early childhood education for at-risk children via the nonprofit, Courage for Kids.

Since 2010, Courage for Kids has partnered with early childhood education facilities such as […]

Business Spotlight: Bloom + Grace

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Business or Brand Name: Bloom + Grace Website: www.bloomandgrace.com Twitter Handle: @bloomandgrace Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BloomAndGrace Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/bloomandgrace/ Instagram: @bloomandgrace

Could you describe your business or brand? Bloom + Grace offers beautiful jewelry that impacts lives around the world and gives customers the opportunity to purchase with purpose. Our jewelry is handmade, fair trade and […]

Washington Center For Dentistry Supports Homeless In Washington, DC

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This past Saturday, Washington Center for Dentistry staff, family and friends donated four hours of their time to sort and package items to keep the homeless in Washington, DC’s Franklin Square warm this winter. Included in the gifts were coats, hand warmers, gloves, hats, jeans, socks and other items.

“We work on one of […]

Shop Tobacco-Free: Health And Financial Costs Of Tobacco And Youth-Targeted Marketing

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As I wrote previously, I am a former smoker, and support the Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids because I understand just how much tobacco is costing families across the country, and around the world. Tobacco is the only consumer product that kills when used as intended costing 480,000 American lives annually. Can you imagine the […]

John And Laurian Scott Honored At A Heroes Dinner In LA Hosted By Child Neurology Foundation

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John and Laurian Scott (Honorees & Founders of The Thisbe and Noah Scott Foundation) and daughter Aslan Williams

Parent advocate honorees John and Laurian Scott accepted an award established in their name this past Saturday night at A Heroes Dinner in Los Angeles. Hosted by the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), the benefit recognized […]

Why You Should Use ShopTobaccoFree.org To Support Tobacco-Free Retailers

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I wanted to tell our readers about ShopTobaccoFree.org, a new website that launched to help you find out who in your community are Tobacco-Free Retailers, and those who are not. Let me share why this cause is near and dear to me and why it’s so important to shop tobacco-free!

Most people that know […]

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