Category: Mocha Club

$10K Purpose Project update: DONESKI!

I am not going to cry while I write this post. I am not going to cry while I write this post. I am not going to…. forget it. I’m teary. You may remember back in February when we had a big fat goal for our month to raise $10,000 through Mocha Club for the New

#KenyaMocha Livestream

You guys. We had the best time on Thursday night. It was like being on The View, but I have a very very husky voice. (Medical update: I cannot figure out what the situation is, but for the last three nights, I have been coughing / hacking up a lung anytime I am horizontal and

Fun day at Mocha Club — join us?

Well here we are, our Kenya team, all except Nish and our videographer Adam. We gathered all the gals in Nashville and went to an Ingrid Michaelson concert last night. It was magical. Truly. And today, we are all at the Mocha Club office. We’re brainstorming and dreaming and skyping with New Dawn and getting ready for

These pictures made me cry.

After our team and the Mocha Club staff decided to postpone our trip to Kenya, we got an email from the Irene, the director of New Dawn. Just as a quick reminder, our goal when raising $10,000 was to be able to remodel four classrooms in the high school, making for better learning environments for the

I’m not going to Kenya today.

Ugh. I hate even typing that. But it’s true. And I’m asking you to please read this blog post from start to finish to understand why. . . . . . We aren’t going to Kenya today. The past couple weeks have seen an increase in violence in key Kenyan cities, including Nairobi, exactly where

What I think about going to Africa.

Right now, I have a load of clothes in the washer, a load in the dryer, and I’ve got two more to go. I’m doing what you’ve probably already done this spring- switching out fall/winter clothes for spring/summer clothes, giving away the pieces that I don’t want anymore, packing away what I won’t need until

$10K Purpose Project: New Dawn update!

Oh friends. In 2 1/2 weeks, I head to Kenya with the Mocha Club to see New Dawn High School, the school we are helping to renovate thanks to your donations raised in February- over $12,000! (You can read all about it here.) On Monday, I got this tweet from Curtis, a Mocha Club staff

10K Purpose Project – Lizzie!

So you’ll recall that in February we partnered with Mocha Club and raised $12,355 for New Dawn High School in Nairobi, Kenya. (That sentence still blows my mind.) The thoughts behind Mocha Club’s purpose projects is to raise money in a month and once you hit your goal, to make yourself do something that you


In case you didn’t see my insane instagram video last night, we hit $10,000 for the $10K Purpose Project. Unreal. Amazing. Do you realize that together we have done something that none of us could have accomplished alone? Do you realize that each of us giving a little bit will absolutely transform a high school

Tuesday’s Clicks

A couple of fun clicks to share with you, my friends. $10K Purpose Project You guys. We’re only THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS away from our goal! (As of lunch time) Please, if you haven’t given yet, would you do it today? We’d love to hit that goal before Friday. When I was an employee at Mocha