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Veterans Education Challenge in the News

PIX11 NEWS AND VETERANS’ EDUCATION CHALLENGE PARTNER TO RAISE AWARENESS USA Bobsled & Skeleton partners with Veterans’ Education Challenge to raise funds to supplement GI Bill… Full story

18 Questions: Avis Richards

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with the Founder ofBirds Nest Foundation, a… Full story

NYC Green Festival Round Up

Eco18 was out and about this past weekend attending NYC’s Green Festival. This year the festival took place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and was a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of… Full story

Giving Back A Way Of Life For One Family

For the past spent 18 years, Avis Richards and her family have travelled to their favorite winter escape to the beautiful island of Hawaii, but weekends in the summertime is reserved for the Hamptons… Full story

2012 R Baby Hero: Avis Richards

R Baby Board Member for 5 years When thinking of this year's R Baby Hero Award, during our 5th birthday, there was no question of who it would go to since this person has worked tirelessly by our… Full story

An Indoor Garden for Small Urban Spaces

By Donnetta CampbellView original ArticleFor many of us in cities, the ability to have a substantial garden and grow real organic vegetables is a joy that we don't have the opportunity to experience.… Full story

Video Win is Worth a Million Words!

By Lindsay Groff, Executive Director, Barth Syndrome Foundation Full article on page 12 Full story

Amanda Russell TV Hits YouTube

Amanda Russell TV Hits YouTube ORIGINAL ARTICLEBY EMMA SLOLEY Avis Richards and Amanda Russell develop a web series for healthy Hamptonites Fitness, philanthropy, and fabulous food—that’s the… Full story

Avis Richards Tackles Hormones in BALANCE

Avis Richards Tackles Hormones in BALANCE Full story

Interview with Avis Richards Artivist Awardee

Interview with Avis Richards Artivist Awardee Full story

Artivist Film Festival - Interview with Avis Richards

Artivist Film Festival - Interview with Avis Richards Full story

Birds Nest Foundation to Donate Academic Gardens to 100 New York City Public Schools

Birds Nest Foundation to Donate Academic Gardens to 100 New York City Public Schools 'Ground Up Campaign' to Educate City Students About Nutrition and the Environment While Promoting Healthy… Full story

H/U/M CSR Cooperative makes it to the top 5 of the Mashable Awards

H/U/M CSR Cooperative makes it to the top 5 of the Mashable Awards ORIGINAL ARTICLEThe Mashable Awards celebrate major innovations and achievements in the digital and social media landscape by… Full story

From the Nest, Foundations Grow

From the Nest, Foundations Grow Angelo Sorrenti Photo credit: CSR CooperativeORIGINAL ARTICLE Multimedia campaigns are a crucial step in nurturingnonprofits. After all, they spread the mission and… Full story

Corporate Social Responsibility - The Movement Starts Now

Corporate Social Responsibility - The Movement Starts Now ORIGINAL ARTICLE Although the term “CSR” - for Corporate Social Responsibility - started in the early 1970s, it is a term that is beginning… Full story

Non-Profits Using New Social Media Tools to Advocate

Non-Profits Using New Social Media Tools to Advocate ORIGINAL ARTICLE Birds Nest Foundation (http://www.birdsnestfoundation.org/) , a creative non-profit which produces television shows,… Full story

NEW KDHamptons Diary: Teen Foodie Dylan Richards Serves Up The Scoop On His Eponymous TV Show~ Dylan’s Lunchbox!

VIEW THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE Southamptonite Dylan Richards [above], a junior in high school in New York City, is the host of Dylan’s Lunchbox, a local TV show that showcases restaurants and cafes in NYC… Full story

Eat NYC 2012: A Food Day Celebration at Food and Finance High School

view original article Eat NYC 2012: A Food Day Celebration at Food and Finance High School Celebrate National Food Day during Eat NYC! Veggiecation, The Birds Nest, Local Food Support Network and… Full story

Growing a Healthier Generation

view original article Growing a Healthier Generation As told by Sari Soffer 'The Ground Up Campaign,' a partnership between Bird's Nest Productions and the United States of Food, announced that it… Full story

Stevies award for women in business

view original articleLUNCH: The Film, Video of the YearThe film premiered March 22, 2010 at the Environmental Film Festival. Birds Nest Foundation , New York, NY U.S.A Birds Nest Foundation is a… Full story

NYC Strategic Alliance for Health

view original article NYC Strategic Alliance for Health Fourteen NYC elementary schools in North & Central Brooklyn were honored at our Excellence in School Wellness Award for working on creating a… Full story

KDHamptons article

view original article Avis Richards Occupation: CEO and Founder of Birds Nest Foundation, Executive Producer and Creative Content Director for 3-time Emmy nominated show Dylan's Lunchbox, mom of… Full story

Avis and Bruce Richards are putting their money where their mouths are.

view original article Avis and Bruce Richards are putting their money where their mouths are. The documentary filmmaker and her husband, president of Marathon Asset Management, have created a… Full story

Hamptons Scene, Bruce Richards, $40,000 Colicchio Dinner

view original article Hamptons Scene, Bruce Richards, $40,000 Colicchio Dinner Bruce Richards stood under a party tent anchored by multiple stakes in the lawn of his Southampton home. He was hosting… Full story

EatNYC, a food fair

view original article EatNYC, a food fair to help groups like Birds Nest Foundation and Veggiecation, nutritional education programs for children, will be held on Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the… Full story

United Way "What's On The Table?" Fundraiser

view original article Dorothea Hurley, Susan Burden and Avis & Bruce Richards will host the United Way of New York City's (UWNYC) "What's On The Table?" fundraiser. Event proceeds directly benefit… Full story

Giving Philanthropists Something to Chew On: The United Way’s What’s On The Table Event

view original article SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK-The United Way of New York City held its popular “What’s On The Table” event for the second year in a row at the beautiful home of Avis and Bruce Richards.… Full story

Star Studded “What’s On the Table” Event in Southampton

view original article Tom Colicchio, Jon Bon Jovi, and Avis and Bruce Richards helped to raise more than $200,000 to benefit the United Way of New York City at “What’s on the Table” in Southampton on… Full story

What’s on the Table

view original article That “Motherland” author Amy Sohn will read from her book tomorrow at Leni Sender, Haley Binn andAmy Miller Gross’ pop-up LivTru Collective in Sag Harbor . . . That Jon Bon Jovi… Full story

Gourmet Dining To Benefit United Way

view original article Gourmet Dining To Benefit United Way For one of the final major events of the Hamptons summer season, Avis and Bruce Richards—she is the founder of the Birds Nest Foundation, he… Full story

Hampton's "What's On The Table?" Charity Event Hosted By Avis & Bruce Richards

view original article Hampton's "What's On The Table?" Charity Event Hosted By Avis & Bruce Richards On Saturday evening, August 25th, TheBarnYardGroup enjoyed "supporting" a "night to remember"!… Full story

Annual Power Of Women To Make A Difference awards

view original article Avis Richards attends United Way Of New York City's Women's Leadership Council's 6th Annual Power Of Women To Make A Difference awards luncheon at The Plaza Hotel on April 3,… Full story

Tom Colicchio And Bon Jovi Host “What’s On The Table?" Benefit For United Way Of NYC

view original article On Saturday, restaurateur Tom Colicchio and his wife Lori Silverbush, along with Jon Bon Jovi his wifeDorothea Hurley, Susan Burden, and Avis and Bruce Richards hosted the 2nd… Full story

Parrish Art Museum in Southampton annual benefit, the 2011 Midsummer Party gala

view original article Last Saturday night at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, they held their annual benefit, the 2011 Midsummer Party gala. Considered one of the cultural events of the summer… Full story

Avis Richards: Turn Your Passion Into A Career

Avis Richards is the Founder and CEO of Birds Nest Foundation™, a non-profit creative group that produces high-quality documentaries, short videos and public service announcements for charitable… Full story

Avis & Bruce Richards, Top Chef Tom Colicchio, and Jon Bon Jovi Raise Over $200k for United Way!

View original articleAvis & Bruce Richards, Top Chef Tom Colicchio, and Jon Bon Jovi Raise Over $200k for United Way! On Saturday evening, August 25th, Top Chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio and his… Full story

Women’s Leadership Council Luncheon Honoree: Avis Richards

Women’s Leadership Council Luncheon Honoree: Avis Richards view original article “Avis Richards, was honored with three New York Emmy® Award nominations for best “Community Service,” “Health/Science:… Full story

Maryland Alumni Spotlight Profile

Avis Richards '80 was an education major with a passion for helping children become confident, knowledgeable and productive. More than 50 films and documentaries later, the founder and CEO of Birds… Full story

Summer Tips for a Beautiful, Succulent Gardens

Summer Tips for a Beautiful, Succulent Gardens View original article With summer in full force, now is the perfect time to invite friends over and entertain at your home. Enjoy the sunshine while it… Full story

Eat NYC Celebrates National Food Day Today

New Yorkers have another reason to celebrate this month as the 2nd Annual Eat NYC event comes to town. The family event held at the Food and Finance High School on October 24th, the same day as… Full story

2ND ANNUAL NATIONAL FOOD DAY WITH CELEBRITY CHEF ROCCO DISPIRITO

2ND ANNUAL NATIONAL FOOD DAY WITH CELEBRITY CHEF ROCCO DISPIRITO ORIGINAL ARTICLEPosted on October 24, 2012 by Serena To celebrate the 2nd annual National Food Day, enjoy delicious food tastings,… Full story

Hamptons party highlights: Love Heals, Talent Resources Polo Classic, more

Hamptons party highlights: Love Heals, Talent Resources Polo Classic, more ORIGINAL ARTICLE Examiner.com was on the scene at some of the hottest parties in the Hamptons this past weekend. Check out… Full story

Hampton's "What's On The Table?" Charity Event Hosted By Avis & Bruce Richards

Hampton's "What's On The Table?" Charity Event Hosted By Avis & Bruce Richards ORIGINAL ARTICLE What’s on the Table” emphasized the need not only to help the hungry in New York City access & ensure… Full story

Teen Food Critic Dylan Richards Is Today’s Honoree

VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE Dylan Richards is a teen food critic who spends countless hours travelling New York City, evaluating restaurants and eateries to assess the quality, ingredients, and taste of… Full story

Dylan's Lunchbox: Aroma Espresso

Dylan's Lunchbox: Aroma Espresso ORIGINAL ARTICLE Join 15 year old food critic Dylan as he tries the organic quinoa and middle eastern health salads at Aroma Espresso Bar Full story

Catching up with Wonder Woman Avis Richards

Avis Richards’ dedication to philanthropy is paramount. The Founder of Birds Nest Foundation, a non-profit organization that produces documentaries, short videos and PSA’s for a multitude of well… Full story

An interview with Director Avis Richards on MSNBC about her film Lunch.

An interview with Director Avis Richards on MSNBC about her film Lunch. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Full story

How Does a Small Classroom Garden Become Part of a Big Solution

Alarm bells are ringing nationwide regarding the rising obesity rates among children. Public figures ranging from first lady Michelle Obama to officials across the country are recognizing the… Full story

Focus on School Food

Focus on School Food ORIGINAL ARTICLE Here's our interview with Avis Richards of Birds Nest Foundation and the Ground Up Campaign. We hope you are inspired to teach the little ones around you how… Full story

Food Film: What’s for “LUNCH”?

What’s wrong with our food system when the U.S. Department of Defense runs the fruits and vegetables procurement process for the public school systems? Are our wars affecting our kids in more ways… Full story

Avis Gold Richards - BAO Bad Ass Legend

Avis Gold Richards - BAO Bad Ass Legend ORIGINAL ATICLEPosted by Kim Johnson on May 15, 2011 Avis Gold Richards uses her passion, skill and artistic vision to make a difference in the world. She… Full story

AVIS RICHARDS's PROFILE @ Culture Unplugged

AVIS RICHARDS's PROFILE @ Culture Unplugged ORIGINAL ARTICLE Avis Richards Director MY LIFE STORY IN SHORT I am a a graduate of the University of Maryland where I earned my B.S. degree. I pursued my… Full story

Children's health focus of Aspen event, film

A free screening of the short documentary film “Lunch” and a presentation by school lunch expert Dr. James Hill will take place Thursday in Aspen. ASPEN — School lunch and childhood obesity is a hot… Full story

LUNCH NYC HOSTS

LUNCH NYC HOSTS About Stacey Griffith Stacey brings us her strong, sexy SOUL from Los Angeles where she was a premier spin instructor and celebrity trainer. Stacey combines dancing, athleticism,… Full story

‘Tis The Season of Giving

‘Tis The Season of Giving ORIGINAL ARTICLE This is the first of our CSR Cooperative "Philanthropic Travel" posts - it was shared with me by Avis Richards on location in Hawaii as I am literally… Full story

The Audacious Dreams of “Judy Consumer” to Find a Cure

It is circa 1970 and a couple in New York learns the difficult news that their young son had Type 1 Diabetes. Wanting the best for their son – this couple did not just take their son to doctors and… Full story

Documentary decries the food on school lunch trays

School lunch seems to be on everybody’s agendas these days, from First Lady Michelle Obama to chefs like Alice Waters and Jamie Oliver, to politicians being asked to spend a little more, to advocates… Full story

Q&A: Avis Richards, Producer, LunchNYC

On October 3, the 12-part LunchNYC series launched on the NYC Life channel-giving New Yorkers a good look at the way they "do lunch," whether it involves fast food on-the-go or sustainable, organic,… Full story

Filmmaker Shines Spotlight on School Lunches

Avis and Bruce Richards are putting their money where their mouths are. The documentary filmmaker and her husband, president of Marathon Asset Management, have created a documentary short called… Full story
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