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[30 Jun 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Happy Birthday to both Aura (18) and Aura’s House (7)!

Help us Celebrate and win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or $100 Donation to Your Favorite Charity.

To celebrate our birthday, we are raffling off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity or Firstgving Project of your choice (donated by me) to one lucky Aura’s House donor. All you need to do to enter is to donate at least $7 to any of our current projects between June 30, 2011 and July 15, 2011 at 5PM EST.  Each additional donation of any amount over $7 …

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Giving “Back?”

This weekend I had CNN on in the background as I was doing some housecleaning and I perked up when the “CNN Heroes” section came on. I love the inspirational stories about ordinary people acting in extraordinary ways to improve the lives of the less fortunate. This particular piece mentioned several times that it was the need to “give back” that drove the project.

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[10 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Introducing Elise, Our New Summer Intern

 
Buon giorno, Aura’s House Friends! My name is Elise Cevetello and I am thrilled to be interning at such a terrific organization during this summer season. I am anxious to dive into helping to grow this grass roots project but first I would like to take this opportunity to tell you a bit about myself.
I was born and raised in the New England city of Boston, MA. For the last three years however, I have been thoroughly enjoying living amongst the constant hustle bustle …