Recent News

News and upcoming events from SixSeeds families and partners.

A Toast With a Twist

To celebrate the life of John Kingston's Dad, we invite our friends in the SixSeeds family around the world to raise a glass in his honor. But this is "a toast with a twist." Every toast will provide financial support to military servicemen and families, and others in need.
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Red Eye

In a culture often caught up in the flash of the Hollywood life, Red Eye is a breath of fresh air.
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Guard Support

Their Mission: to Help and Protect Us in our Times of Need -- Guard Support's Mission: To Return the Favor
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Roxbury Presbyterian Church: Dream Again

Roxbury Presbyterian believes the opportunity for a quality education is not the whole answer to the problem of youth violence, but it is a major part of the solution.
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National Adoption Month

In honor of National Adoption Month, SixSeeds is pleased to partner with people all across America who are helping orphans in various creative – and quite poignant – ways!
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SixSeed's $2000 expense giveaway

SixSeeds partners wants to help make adoption a reality for a deserving family!
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One Sunday in Uniform

In honor of Veteran's Day, we want to say thank you to all our servicemen and women!
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Seed Pack-It Party

The 5th grade class at Lincoln Elementary in Winchester, Massachusetts were definitely up for a Seed Pack-It challenge.
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Getting "Owned" at the Winchester Trivia Bee

SixSeeds Video participated in the 7th Annual Winchester Trivia Bee. We didn't win.
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Seed Pack-it makes a Boardroom Appearance

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. sets a Seed Pack-It record. Find out how!
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SixSeeds Seed Pack-It Video Debuts

Want to learn more about our signature project? Here's a great video that explains it all!
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Store Displays Backpacks for New Family-Service Endeavor

Winchester residents John and Jean Kingston became the owners of SixSeeds Video, after realizing the former Video Horizons store was closing its doors. Several fresh coats of paint, new television screens, and game stations for kids have been added, making the store better than ever.
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California Church Makes "Seed Pack-It" History

A one-day record for SixSeeds Signature Seed Pack-It assembly takes place, resulting in $47,000 worth of school supplies which are on their way to Tijuana.
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Kingstons Cross the Border

SixSeeds founding family, the Kingstons, are traveling across the border to serve a squatter community called Las Palmas in Tijuana. The impoverished community is the site of a long term SixSeeds development project with World Vision. This is the fourth consecutive year for this trip.
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Small Businesses Receive Hope in Border City of Tijuana

World Vision (a SixSeeds partner) helps people in Tijuana who are struggling to make a living in tough economic times.
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For SixSeeds, Family Friendly Video Store Is Public Service

In an admittedly unconventional move, SixSeeds officially acquired a video store in a Boston suburb. In spite of the declining video rental market, the organization sees great potential to use this store to promote their cause of family-based service.
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SixSeeds Meets "The Fray"

The Fray is now a household name, due to their first album "How to Save a Life" which produced the hit singles "Over My Head (Cable Car)" and "How to Save a Life." Last Sunday, they came to Boston's Comcast Center to perform songs from their highly anticipated sophomore release. Or did they come because they heard SixSeeds is based there? Click for photo!
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Winchester Star: SixSeeds Video is coming to town

When Video Horizons announced it was closing its doors after nearly twenty years in Winchester, the community lamented its demise. That's why the founders of SixSeeds decided to do something about it.
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What We're Reading

Here's a list of articles about parenting, service and giving we thought you might enjoy....
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SixSeeds takes a cinematic turn?

The Kingstons' local video store -- Video Horizons -- announced it was closing after 19 years. Is this a possible SixSeeds service project to the community they love dearly? They ask the question today in the Winchester Star.
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Kingston family and SixSeeds featured in latest issue of "The Gathering"

Read how this family is creating a national network promoting hard work, generosity, gratitude, and service within families.
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7 Essential Money Lessons for Kids

How do you persuade children to enjoy giving as much as they love getting?
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Service invitation announced for 2009

SixSeeds issues national press release to challenge America's families to complete at least one project this year.
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SixSeeds partners reunite with the "Send-a-Box" army unit

SixSeeds partner Capt. David French will reunite with members of the regiment that received care packages from the amazingly successful SixSeeds project “Operation Send-a-Box.”
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Parent Study Group completes project

A group of SixSeeds parents in the Bay Area have met for almost a year to read books on forming the values of service and generosity in their families.
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Our AIDS Strategy

How our families are joining the global response to AIDS.
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SixSeeds partner orphanage celebrates 5th anniversary

Agape International, a partner of SixSeeds, is hosting a party to mark 5 years of service to Indian AIDS orphans.
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Board member awarded Bronze Star for Iraq military service

SixSeeds to honor Cpt. David A. French during Nov. 1 celebration.
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SixSeeds families to celebrate a couple's 20 years of service to a city

Many of us will gather on October 24th in Boston to toast Ray and Gloria White Hammond for their faithful leadership of the Bethel AME Church, a key institution in the city.
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Back from Mexico

The SixSeeds families returned from Tijuana with renewed friendships, lessons to contemplate, and hopes for the future.
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Fire destroys SixSeeds Partner's home

A devastating fire recently struck the home of Darrell and Nancy Crate, a SixSeeds family living in Massachusetts.
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5 SixSeeds families touch down in Tijuana

The third annual SixSeeds Mexico Trip began today with reunions, hard work, swimming... and forgotten passports.
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A key team member reports in from Ethiopia

Our Child Education Specialist, Jenny Kim, now has a long - really long - telecommute for her SixSeeds work.
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Friends gather to support SixSeeds board member

A special group of friends met for a weekend of fun and solidarity with David French, the focal point of the SixSeeds Send-a-Box initiative.
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SixSeeds in Seattle

We recently took a road trip to World Vision's international headquarters to connect with some dear friends and dream about the future together.
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SixSeeds welcomes NYT best selling author

SixSeeds sponsored a fun gathering in Boston around food, family, and yes, football!
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SixSeeds covered in Bay Area Parent

Our first piece of media coverage! It may not be the New York Times but we're glad to be featured in a recent article.
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Avoid the mall. Save money. Help the poor.

Save 25% on great Christmas gifts made by micro-enterprises we support.
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Parent Study Group kicks off

A group of SixSeeds parents in Silicon Valley convened to analyze the literature on parenting children towards the virtues of service and giving.
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SixSeeds deploys to Iraq

One family's decision to serve in very costly ways... and their friends who support them.
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Three insights gained

...from attending The Gathering conference:
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SixSeeds in San Diego

We'll be appearing at The Gathering, a major philanthropy event held in San Diego.
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Mexico Trip Families Return

Welcome home to the Kingstons, Barnesons, Changs, and Slicklens!
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Death in the family

We're sad to announce the passing of David Cho, a special husband, father, and leader. One of our Family Service Projects was aimed at supporting the Cho Family as David's terminal condition was rapidly worsening.
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