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The Fight Continues

The Fight Continues

Currently in America there are over 20 million veterans. These men and women have risked their lives fighting for their country. Unfortunately, coming home doesn’t mean the fight is over. For many of these veterans a new, an internal fight begins as they readjust to life after the military. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an average of 15 percent of veterans. Symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, memory loss, loss of interest, increased anxiety, difficulty sleeping, anger,…

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Our 1st Annual Poker Run Is Right Around The Corner!

Our 1st Annual Poker Run is Right Around the Corner!

On October 6, 2018, Meghan’s Foundation is hosting its first ever Military Poker Run! If you are unfamiliar as to what a Poker Run is, it is an event where participants (riding motorcycles) must visit checkpoints, drawing a playing card at each one. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run. There will be cash prizes for the best and worst hands at the end of the run!…

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September Is Suicide Prevention Month – You Can Make A Difference

September is Suicide Prevention Month – You Can Make a Difference

Did you know suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US? Veterans make up 18 percent of adult suicides in the United States, even though they only make up 9 percent of all adults in the US. September is suicide prevention month. This year let’s make an effort to educate ourselves on the ways we can make a difference. Often something as simple as a conversation or showing support can save someone’s…

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Veterans Find Healing Through Yoga And Meditation

Veterans Find Healing Through Yoga and Meditation

Recently an article was released from Boston University News Service about a Vietnam veteran, Richard Jackson, who reported that practicing yoga has helped him both physically and mentally. Jackson suffers from PTSD. His combat tour in Vietnam in 1967 has made it difficult for him to sleep on his back.  Regularly practicing yoga has helped him to relax and breathe through his anxiety. Read the article here. At Meghan’s Foundation, we have seen first-hand the…

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Cooking Class Series At The Farm Cooking School

Cooking Class Series at The Farm Cooking School

On Friday, September 8, 2017, Meghan's Foundation hosted the next edition of our Cooking Class Series. 16 members from our community joined together for a hands-on cooking experience with the Master Chefs of The Farm Cooking School to create a handmade, farm-fresh meal. Menu Handmade Tagliolini Pasta with Corn, Tomatoes and Beurre Blanc Sauce Chicken Cutlets stuffed with Herbs & Shallots served with a White Wine Sauce and Fresh Vegetables Pavlova (meringue-based dessert) with Fresh…

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The Inaugural Vino & Vinyasa Event At Crossing Vineyards And Winery

The Inaugural Vino & Vinyasa event at Crossing Vineyards and Winery

On April 23, 2017, Meghan’s Foundation hosted it’s inaugural Vino & Vinyasa event at Crossing Vineyards and Winery. We are so proud to announce that over $16,000 was raised to provide support to the veterans and active duty military members in our communities. This event would not have been possible without the support of our attendees, volunteers, donors and sponsors. We are so proud to continue our journey of providing life-changing services to those in…

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Cooking Class Fundraiser Is A Huge Success!

Cooking Class Fundraiser is a huge success!

  Meghan’s Foundation held a Cooking Class Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29 at Good Life Kitchen in Norwell, MA. Twenty women came together to acquire new kitchen skills and tips while preparing and sharing a delicious menu of stuffed chicken breast, chicken stir fry, and flank steak with roasted corn and black bean salsa. The owner of Good Life Kitchen, Chef Bernard was gracious and entertaining as he engaged each and every person in the…

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