Category: Good Giving

Ready, Set, SHOP! NPN Silent Auction is Open!

The NPN Silent Auction is 100% online! Put in an early maximum bid and don't worry about it - you will get an email notification if someone outbids you. It’s quick and easy to register and there is something for everyone - from Mother's Day Gifts to something just for you.  Remember, bidding closes Sunday May 4th at 9pm CST!  Start shopping here www.biddingforgood.com/npnparents


More than $100,000 in goodies - READY, SET, SHOP!


Register to bid or Sign in to your Bidding for Go...

Posted on May 01, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Christa Reed

NPN's Online Silent Auction Guide to Bidding

The Biggest NPN Shopping Event of the year is open for PREVIEW!  Bidding opens May 1st and closes at 9pm CST on Sunday, May 4th.

Once you've had a chance see our nearly $100,000 in goodies for Chicago families, make sure to place YOUR maximum bids online!  We know how crazy life can get - set your max bid and rest easy.  You can stop back in and visit "your items" or check your email notification to make sure you are still in the lead.

How To Bid:


Go to: http://www.biddingf...

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

Shop, Discover, Save! NPN Silent Auction

SHOP, DISCOVER, SAVE!

NPN’s Online Silent Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Over 400 fantastic items for the whole family! We have so many exciting and new things this year....Cubs tickets, strollers, spa packages, tons of kids classes, adult lessons, and SO MUCH MORE.....

Here are a few of my favorite things:


Speed and red light cameras have you down? We've got you covered with legal services from James A. Shapiro for traffic ticket representation (he can even...

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

So Many Amazing items on NPN's Online Silent Auction

It's still a little chilly out but beautiful weather is almost here and one of my favorite things to do in the spring is go shopping!  The NPN Online Silent Auction is a great place to start as you'll be sure to get some great deals but also support a wonderful Chicago parent organization. All proceeds of the auction help NPN keep our programming free or low cost. Bidding opens May 1. If you need to register please click here. If you have any questions about the ins and outs of bidding che...

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Colleen Pellissier

Have fun, Make Friends, Make a Difference. Volunteer with NPN!

Neighborhood Parents Network needs you! Most of our events would not be possible without our amazing volunteers, who give of their time and talents in so many ways. NPN volunteers have fun, make friends, and make a difference. You can too! Here are some ways for you to volunteer with NPN this year.

Done in a Day – Responsibilities may include mixing & mingling with guests, helping with check-in, helping setup and clean up, etc. If you can only stay for part of the volunteer sh...

Posted on June 05, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

NPN Online Auction: Ready, Set, Shop!

The NPN Silent Auction is 100% online! Put in an early maximum bid and don't worry about it - you will get an email notification if someone outbids you. It’s quick and easy to register and there is something for everyone - from Mother's Day Gifts to something just for you.  Remember, bidding closes Sunday May 6th at 9pm CST!  Start shopping here www.biddingforgood.com/npnparents


More than $65,000 in goodies - READY, SET, SHOP!


Register to bid or Sign in to your Bidding for Goo...

Posted on May 03, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Alison Ray

NPN 2013 Online Auction - Guide to Great Bidding

The Biggest NPN Shopping Event of the year is open for Bidding!  (Closes Sunday May 5th - 9pm CST)

Now that you've had a chance see our more than $65,000 in goodies for you and your friends, make sure to place YOUR maximum bids online!  We know how crazy life can get - set your max bid and rest easy.  You can stop back in and visit "your items" or check your email notifications to make sure you are still in the lead.  This event is open to the public – tell your friends, post it on Fac...

Posted on May 02, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Alison Ray

You're Invited! NPN's Biggest Shopping Event of 2013

Chicago’s Biggest Online Shopping Event is here for you and your friends!

Scope out all of the fantastic items you want to bid on and create your very own shopping list.  GET REGISTERED to make sure you are ready to shop when bidding opens May 2nd.

This year - BIDDING CLOSES Sunday May 5th at 9pm CST - only 4 days to save on this amazing list.

Auction Site: www.biddingforgood.com/npnparents

Preview week: NOW! - Get registered to bid

Bidding: May 2-5 (bidding closes Sun...

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Alison Ray

Raising Money For Your School with Fruits and Veggies!

Irv & Shelly’s Fresh Picks has worked with schools and community organizations since we started delivering to households back in 2006, but our new School Box is the best way for you to get healthy food delivered to your home while also raising money for your children’s school.  

The School Box includes 8-10 staple produce items like apples, bananas, oranges, potatoes, lettuce, and several other basic items that rotate each week, including a ‘kid favorite’ item, which could be cherr...

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Shelly Herman

A New Role in a New Year: Team Danny Did

Between balancing work, family and other activities, time to read "parenting how-to" books is sometimes limited.  But the advice, ideas, and suggestions I've received from NPN discussion forums on everything from potty-training, bedtime issues and doctor recommendations are invaluable and easy to access!

I recently decided to  encourage people to run 26.2 miles. As a working mom of a 3-year old daughter and still trying to get settled into a new home, you might ask, why would I do that...

Posted on January 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Carrie McAteer-Fournier