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Every Little Thing Counts

Every Little Thing Counts

by Tess Lojacono   Here's the thing: You might not realize how important you are.  Your actions, large or small, can brighten someone's day; someone who is teetering on the edge of decline.  Your smile, even though they only see it in your eyes (you're wearing a...

Easy & Fun Habits

Easy & Fun Habits

by Patrick McMnerthney Let’s talk about all of your habits. Ready? I’m all ears. You go first. I won’t record this I promise.  (Have you ever noticed that culturally we only see our habits through the lens of “bad?” I wonder what would happen if we gave voice to our...

L3 Harris Foundation Grant Funded Program

L3 Harris Foundation Grant Funded Program

We are deeply grateful for funding from the L3 Harris Foundation that allows FAM to provide free ART2GO packages to fifteen nursing homes within their footprint, each month for 10 months. The impact is palpable! One Pittsburgh nursing home shared the following from an...

Left Behind

Left Behind

by Patrick McNerthney  A great way to judge our impact on the world is to examine what we leave behind, which in my case is apparently called the Trail of Destruction. For example, when I’m invited to someone’s house, I leave behind Doritos crumbs, possibly a few...

FAM and 412 Food Rescue Team Up for Seniors!

FAM and 412 Food Rescue Team Up for Seniors!

by Tess Lojacono Thanks to your generous donations through our ioby Campaign and the adventurous spirit of 412 Food Rescue, FAM has been able to give 215 art lessons to individual seniors sheltering at home, in four senior housing communities, all within the Housing...

Build That Thing!

Build That Thing!

by Patrick McNerthney As a jet-setting celebrity making millions in endorsements, constantly going to champagne brunches and appearing nightly on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, I tend to look for things to simplify my life. Okay, I have no endorsements, don’t like champagne and...