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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Come horse around at Copacabana Country Campground

At Copacabana Country Campgrounds we want you to have the best experience possible and involve the whole family. If you’ve ever gone on vacation and thought “I wish I could bring my horse” We have the solution you’ve been looking for in Second Life!

We are proud to announce the addition of Daneko Equestrian center to the Coapcabana Country Campground sim. At Daneko Ranch you can board your horse, learn to ride, get basic medical attention if needed and much more!

Located in the South East corner, near the lake, the equestrian center is run by Dali Daneko and her family. It’s fully equipped with anything your horse may need and is completely free to campers! They even offer trail rides and training for your horse!

You can contact Dali Daneko (DaliDaneko) for information about getting your horse a stall while you are staying at Copacabana Country and be sure to check out all the other fun activities we have to offer! Everything from Archery to a Zipline and even weekly activities such as campfire stories and family movie night!

Copacabana Country is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We offer various sized campsite and even luxury cabins at an affordable 1.5L per prim!
Come on over and make yourself at home! You can join our visitors group to keep up with everything we do! For more information check out our website or contact jadey (jadeylynn) or Pen (arthuris1974) Dragon.


Group: secondlife:///app/group/2545eaab-814b-289d-a06a-8725da4309ba/about

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

o.OO.o°πŸŽToys for Tots Annual Drive 2016🎁°o.OO.o° December 7, 2016 thru December 23, 2016


The Holidays are upon us once Again!! Join The Delicious Foundation as we raise funds with Toys 4 Tots of SL in support of the U.S.M.C. Toys for Tots℠ Foundation.
Our 3rd Annual Grid-Wide Toys for Tots Fundraising Drive runs through Friday, December 23rd 2016 raising funds via kiosks and events throughout SL.
The goal: To deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible and productive.
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Every year there are families that are unable to provide a toy for their child/children. Thanks to Toys for Tots℠ these families can bring smiles to their children’s faces. They need our help to make sure that each and every child has a toy under the tree this year. Our Fundraising Drive now in its third season, was initiated to bring awareness to this cause and to collect donations that will help provide for these families.Take Action with us!!
HELP Brighten a Child's Face this Holiday Season!!
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♡ Make a Donation
500$L can provide a child a toy this Holiday Season
Visit one of our Donation Kiosks Across the Grid:
Donate directly at the Official Website for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation:
♡ Raise Funds with Us 
Become a T4T Kiosk Affiliate:
Place one of our T4T Kiosks and raise funds with us. Every Linden counts.  
Host an Event:
We are encouraging our Kiosk Affiliates to host "Toys for Tots" fundraising events around our Kiosks to pull in more funds and gain traffic at their locations. Have a little dance party, a sale or an auction, the possibilities are endless!! We will assist with promoting your events when we can.
Spread the word to your family, friends, associates and customers about the campaign.
Promote Your Support: Tweet, Post to Facebook, Google+, Flickr about the Drive and our events
 Feel free to contact us for more information on Drive/Kiosks:
❄ PLEASE HELP US SUPPORT THIS CAUSE AND SPREAD THE WORD!! YOUR DONATION CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!! TAKE ACTION TODAY!!! 
For more information on The U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Foundation go to: http://www.toysfortots.org/about_toys_for_tots
The Delicious Foundation
The Delicious Foundation℠ is a child advocacy organization focused on child hunger and nutrition in the U.S.A. and beyond. We help raise funds to sponsor agencies like Save the Children, Share Our Strengths and others that respond to the needs of Children as their main focus.
Events Sponsored By:
🍸🎈Y.D.E.[v] Catering & Event Svcs™πŸŽˆπŸΈ
Many thanks for your support

Thursday, July 23, 2015

10th Annual Hair Fair Ends on July 26th- A Portion of all sales go to Wigs for Kids

Image retrieved from www.hairfair.wordpress.com

According to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, over 2 million children suffer from hair loss.  Causes vary from cancer treatments, ringworm and Alopecia areata; a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks the hair follicles preventing hair growth.

Hair Fair is a way for hair creators and the Second Life community to come together and raise awareness and money for Wigs for Kids.  For a decade, residents of SL have contributed thousands of dollars to help children live their lives and look like themselves. Last year, Hair Fair raised over 15,000 USD.  This year Hair Fair is looking to exceed that with your help. With only 3 days left, take some time to browse the hundreds of hairstyles from various creators and know that your makeover will make a difference to children in need.

Map Guide and Store SLURLs
More about Hair Fair 2015

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

No Kid HungryCampaign for Thanksgiving: Reception Dinner November 20th 5pm SLT- Virtual Village Media, the Delicious Foundation





This Thanksgiving season, VIRTUALVillage Media and The Delicious Foundation have partnered up to support the SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S NO KID HUNGRY® CAMPAIGN [http://www.nokidhungry.org/] a RL campaign supporting the battle against child hunger in America. We kicked off the fundraising with a Grid-wide charity drive on the 10th and we've raised upwards of 40K$L and $100 USD so far.
 
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5pm SLT, we are hosting a reception dinner to thank all the donors and sponsors who contributed to this noble cause. We would like to show our appreciation by feeding them as they have helped feed many children this holiday season with their generosity through Volunteering, Donations of Funds or Services, or Sponsorship. 

There will be live entertainment, dancing, good music, giveaways, great company, fantastic drinks and a delicious gourmet sit down dinner and dessert buffet which will be provided by Evans Cuisine. Attire is semi-formal [Dress to Impress]. 
We have enclosed 2 tickets for you and a guest to attend our special event. Please be sure to R.S.V.P. for each person attending. Thank you. 
We look forward to seeing you there!*


*Please be sure to RSVP as there is limited seating available for the dinner portion of the event.


VIRTUALVillage Media                          

  The Delicious Foundation

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

2014 Toys 4 Tots Breedables Expo will start November 15th and run until November 23rd.

   


Many awesome creations will be for sale, including some limited edition items made especially for Toys for Tots will be available throughout the 9 day event.  We have so many wonderful sponsors, auctioneers and performers contributing to the events this year. We are proud and honored to work with each and every person and group that has been involved. 

     The Expo will be held on two sims this year, One donated by Amaretto Breedables (Josaphine Cooperstone) and the other by KittyCats Breedables (Callie Cline). We couldn't achieve any of this without them!


      Other Sponsors include, in no particular order: Whispering Hills, a LiTTLe BiT of EVERYTHING, Diva's Divine Darlings, Turquoise Ranch Auction house, EVO Breeding Co., Christmas Lane, Rose Breedable, Weeping Willow, Mythical Utopia, Papillon, Dixieland Downs, Awesome Breed Creations, Acceleration Exotics, Amaretto Market Owners Coalition, Aroonshire Fortress, Yumi Bands of Cypher, Breeders Choice, Dwarfins, E&S Breedables, Fantasia, Fish Hunt, Pet Peddlers, Shadow Wynde, SOS-Streams.net, Trinity Breedable, TW Saddles & Reins, Whispering Hills, Aero Pines Park, Wild Kajaera, Wicked Tattoos, Gempandas, Meeroos, FluiD, House of Huntress, Huntress Inc, J&T Stables & Auction House, Stone pony Ranch, Treasures Elite WK Breedable, Madness Auctions, Mossms, The Nest Egg, CasperTech, Secret Meadows, The Aquarium, Ludus Agora, Madonna Ranch.


      No Expo would be complete without the amazing talents of our Second Life performers!  Those scheduled throughout the 9 day event include: Todd Rumsford, Hazie Moonwall, Shaye Dezno-Jonstone, Lisa Petrolhead, Tobykip Lionheart, Lisa Nichols(Brune), SINGERGIRL, Taunter Goodnight, Southcity Genesis, Chip Takacs, Maximillion Kleene, Brixton Canning, Susie Darling, Samm Qendra, Zerbie Magic, Jacqueline Luik, Miha Shamen, Potlatch Foggarty, Redhawk, ELiz Watanabe, ProfessorShowbiz, Deelah Halostar-Freund, Josie Anderton, Freddy Mergatroid, Premium Composer, Satin & Erin, Mavenn Resident, Hogan Baily, Wayne Davis Rocks.

     The talents of many come together to offer up something for everybody and all to benefit Toys for Tots 2014! Our two CEO's for the 6th year running are Rocky Hillburton, and his wonderful wife Shannon Dubratt. Our sim desinger - Disisme Misfit,  put in hours of time and effort, Web Page construction done by Potlatch Foggarty.  T4T Expo Directors:  Gracie Ddotterkelch and Marissa Goodliffe.

     Our FaceBook URL:  https://www.facebook.com/slt4t

     Our Web Page that tracks ALL donations: http://sl-t4t.org/

Monday, September 22, 2014

Feed a Smile News- About Feed a Smile and Lavender Field in Second Life




About Lavender Field and the impact it makes


Lavender Field hosts Live music events, art shows and a place to come and meet people and relax .The special thing that makes a difference at the Lavender Field is that it is purely a charity sim. It exists in order to feed over 400 poverty stricken children living in the slums of Nakuru, Kenya on a daily basis with the proceeds and donations.  100 Linden pays for a warm meal for a child,  additional donations provide health care, education and school supplies for these children in need. The entire sim - and everything on it has been donated.


 Entertainment
Lavender Field has some of SL's finest musicians performing on a charity basis and many of SL's leading venues and clubs organize Feed a Smile events. Many venues and shops have Feed a Smile donation boards set up  in order to support the cause.



Donations
Donations can be viewed on the donation site, which has been set up by G&N Quality Design: http://goo.gl/ceuy4 



Talented Supporters
Names like Marky Helstein, Russell Eponym, Lisa Brune, Shannon Oherlihy, Xander Nichting, Tamra Sands, FunkyFreddy, Voodoo Shilton, James Coracheo, Aminius, Dragonfly, TwinGhost, Samm Qendra, Thera D, Anek Fuchs, Viviana Houston, Seamore Wildehart , TwoStep Spiritweaver, Bat Masters - and many, many more super talents are constantly on the event boards at the Lavender Field.

What is Feed a Smile?
Feed a Smile is a project that is a real world registered non-profit organization - Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l. (LLK Int'l) For more information visit  www.llk-selb.de
Who brought it to Second Life?



 Brique Topaz - (Zeiner) is the RL Chairwoman of the organization in Kenya and in Germany.  

 What is Leben und Lernen in Kenia?
 LLK Int’l is in its 13th year and has sent hundreds of children to school. That is what LLK Int'l is all about - providing needy children with an education so that they can find their way out of the vicious circle of poverty.

 Our motto

 'Education is the key to the future'

This explains exactly what is important. We help the children find a way to be all that they can be - and we provide everything necessary for them to go to school  - including daily warm meals, medical and dental care, school materials, uniforms, fees, extracurricular activities, etc.



We also have a sponsorship program
 Many SL residents have decided to sponsor one of our 400 LLK Int'l children in RL.  A sponsor provides everything that a child needs to go to school for only US$30 per month. The child writes letters to the sponsor, send photos and report cards to the sponsor as well.

Donation impact from Second Life
The donations from Second Life provide about 1/3 of the daily meals for the children. We are able to take in between US$ 1000 - to 1700 monthly - depending on the amount of events and the performers.

4th Anniversary in Second Life
Feed a Smile celebrated its 3rd anniversary in Second Life on July 13th. Lavender Field is hosting  other events on September 27th & 30th.



Goal
Our goal is to become a household name in Second Life -  We want to grow and become a name that people know and trust. It would be a huge help if an ever-growing number of venue owners and store owners decide to support Feed a Smile by having donation boards set up and/or having fund-raising events. Another goal is to have more direct support from Linden Lab. We must pay large transfer fees - and although the sim rent is being donated - those funds could be used to feed the children if LL were to donate a sim to Feed a Smile for example.

Getting Useful Information
Brique Topaz will provide all necessary information, photos and promotional materials to the venue owners for Feed a Smile events.

Take part in this fundraiser
Brique Topaz is always looking for musicians, performers, and artists and we have shops for rent . The rent money goes solely to feed the children. It is also possible to donated objects - especially clothing - at our charity shop - all proceeds go towards the children.



Next Big Events are September 27th and September 30th at Lavender Field.
Check out the calendar http://goo.gl/dZXFng

  These events will help raise funds to build a school and feed children in Kenya.
If you need any other information, contact Brique Topaz. 

Important links
SL Group
Join Live and Learn in Kenya Int. NGO Group and make a difference.
 SL group link:  secondlife:///app/group/c64ccfe7-bae1-6fef-39f7-45be27b2b42d/about 

Interview with Brique Topaz on The Drax Files

Calendar of Events


Location
Feed a Smile Website*
* Any photos on the website photo gallery can be used for promotional reasons - as well as photos of the Lavender Field.    

Monday, July 29, 2013

The SL Experience through My Friend's Eyes - Shon Charisma reporting...

Every resident of Second Life experiences it differently. It's the beauty of the sluniverse, a vast place full of wonderful, engaging, unique goings on. AND the ability to create the life and space and places you might want to be a part of. My experience has been a fully-lived one that has brought me closer to my faith, that has expanded my family (even into first life), that has helped me recapture my love of video and storytelling, that has educated me on research interests of mine (race, online spaces, and identity), and that has brought me my wonderfully-awesome SL mate (love you, Earth!).

Recently, I snagged a dear friend of mine, Sweetz Fierenza [check her out on Facebook], and talked to her about her experiences in-world. She's been in-world a year longer than me, 4.5 years, and that time has shown that many of the experiences found in-world mirror what's experienced in first life.


Monday, July 15, 2013

Zoobits: Inspired by Failed Inventor's Real Life Volunteer Work for a Children's Hippotherapy Program

Failed Inventor
Second Life builder and creator, Failed Inventor, has taken his virtual building skills and created a real life concept that can help hundreds of children each year.

Zoobits are wooden puzzles that encourage children with learning difficulties, autism and other disabilities to get creative and learn problem solving skills in a new and fun way.



Inspired by his real life volunteering work for a children's hippotherapy program where he saw that the therapists needed better tools to help the children, Failed Inventor (Cody Rauh in real life) has launched a ‘Kickstarter’ appeal to raise funds to make this much needed project a reality.


Sunday, August 12, 2012

SL Newser: "Jamm for Genes" Raises Over 300,000 Lindens

Last weekend, the "Jamm for Genes" event raised over 300,000 Lindens. From 10PM Thursday (Aug 2) to close to Midnight on Sunday evening (Aug 5), live musicians performed for the Australian charity at three different clubs, one at a time. On late Thursday, "Lacy's Place" in the Sasha sim started the action. Just as the events there began to wind down 22 hours later, at 8PM the musicians at "The Pocket" at Cassandra began playing.

Read more here.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OPERATION BLACKOUT- August 26-27TH, 2011 "Helping Children Survive the East African Food Crisis"


OPERATION BLACKOUT

                          Mark your Calendar!
TELEPORT:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Mardi%20Gras/196/128/25

August 26th – 27th:  The Sisters of Sigma Upsilon Nu, SL Sorority & KHNY Honey 103 will sponsor a charity event dedicated to raising funds to address the malnutrition and dying children in East Africa. CNN has reported that food supplies will be fully exhausted within only a few weeks in Somalia refugee camp, effecting 600,000 people.

All funds will be donated to The Save Our Children Foundation www.savethechildren.org

We are open to sponsors on the SL Grid to help support the cause.  All sponsors are acknowledged on the Sigma Upsilon Nus’s website and in our fan group (located on Facebook, and inworld).

For more information, please check out the following info on our page for the event: http://www.wix.com/sigmaupsilonnu/index

For more information of the charity, please visit the link below: http://www.savethechildren.org



Thank you in advance for your support!



Sigma Upislon Nu, SL Sorority

Cleopatra Kellman

Shelby Matfield

KHNY Honey 103

Friday, July 29, 2011

FEED A SMILE- Live and Learn in Kenya NGO- Joins us at the Lavender Field on Friday, July 29th Starting at 1pm SLT to celebrate our 1st Anniversary DJ Event! Continues Saturday 8am – 4am Sunday!



“Live and Learn in Kenya NGO” is based in Selb, Germany. “Live and Learn in Kenya International NGO” is its "daughter" organization in Kenya and is a registered non-profit, charity organization.



What is it about?

Desolation, hunger and thirst, poverty beyond comprehension, illiteracy, AIDS, child prostitution, child brides - this is what rules the lives of the people - especially the children - living within the Rhonda Slums of Nakuru, Kenya. Live and Learn in Kenya is changing this - day for day - child for child.



Live and Learn in Kenya finds sponsors to finance the education of needy children, which includes everything that the child needs in order to go to school — fees, uniform, shoes, textbooks, school supplies.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Machinima: Project DIRECT- Oregon Writing Project- The University of Oregon



Learn more about Project DIRECT by visiting their Youtube Channel!

 
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