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Brian Buck
Brian is a husband, father of two daughters, a nonprofit entrepreneur, and a marketing executive. He has served as an operations, strategic, business development, and marketing executive and senior leader for retail, manufacturing, and marketing service firms. Brian holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. As a retail subject matter expert, he has been invited to speak at many industry engagements, including CES.

Entries by Brian Buck

1,300 Elementary School Kids Lending a Helping Hand Through Art

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2011 | 11:11 PM

Local charity, inspired by elementary student, is raising money for charities and schools by selling greeting cards adorned with kid's artwork

The Helping Holiday Greeting Card Program is assisting more than 1,300 elementary school students from Walnut Elementary and Sycamore Canyon School in Newbury...

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Fight Breast Cancer: We Must Win

(5) Comments | Posted October 6, 2011 | 5:20 PM

It broke my heart when I heard the news: Only six years old, Olivia faced the rest of her life struggling to hold onto the memory of her mother. I didn't know her mother. Only that she was 31. The stories that were told of her positive energy, enthusiasm, sense...

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Kids, Animals and Charities -- Who Knew?

(1) Comments | Posted June 21, 2011 | 12:30 PM

We started Friendly Neighborhood Helpers so that kids could have an easy way to help the things they care about most. It's probably not surprising that some of the most popular charities among kids -- organizations that are featured on our website -- are those that assist animals....

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Is the News Stressing Your Kid Out?

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 1:17 PM

Whether you're talking about it with them or not, your kids are thinking about the headlines they see and hear about in the news. Many of them worry about the news, because it seems scary or it feels like something they can't control. I witnessed this firsthand with my 6-year-old...

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Elementary School Student Helps the World Through Art

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2011 | 10:03 AM

Kennedy is not only a second grader from Newbury Park, CA, but she is also proud to be a Friendly Neighborhood Helper. Friendly Neighborhood Helpers is a 501(c)(3) charity that she conceived in order to help kids help others, through art. Kennedy is also my daughter.

Last spring, Kennedy...

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