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The science of paying it forward

The science of paying it forward

  By Alyssa Coltrain and Rhiannon Menn At this point, the idea of pay-it-forward is a fairly common idea. Whether from the 1999 novel  Pay It Forward orthe 2000 film by the same name, or viral stories of drive-through lines, : pay-it-forward...

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

This weekend is World Hunger Day, a day founded by The Hunger Project to raise awareness around the growing global food crisis. Across the globe, nearly 2.4 billion people don’t have access to adequate amounts of food. The hunger crisis has only...

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Meet Maksim, a hero in Ukraine

Meet Maksim, a hero in Ukraine

A few weeks ago I wrote about the power of food, and the role Lasagna Love plays in delivering comfort during times of chaos. I highlighted some true heroes working on the ground in and around Ukraine, delivering food to refugees, soldiers, and...

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Eliminating the stigma of asking for help

Eliminating the stigma of asking for help

Who do you turn to when you need help?  We are hardwired to want to be independent, and if you ask any parent they will tell you that you can see that from a very young age, cue toddlers. They want to tie their own shoes, buckle their own seat...

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Maslow’s hierarchy of lasagna

Maslow’s hierarchy of lasagna

By: Alicia Harris, contributing writer What is a home cooked lasagna? When I think about it, I envision the “cooking part” of the home cooked meal. For young me, that meant my grandmother patiently stirring a pot of marinara sauce, while I...

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2021 year in review

2021 year in review

2021 was a huge year for us at Lasagna Love! We started off the year on a kind note, and launched our kindness pledge. And now we have over 5,000 people (and counting!) who have pledged to do kind acts in their communities. We have had countless...

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