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A Challenge to help save lives…

Date May 22, 2015


In honor of this May’s National Water Safety Month, ReesSpecht Life and the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task force are teaming up to issue you a challenge to help raise awareness for water safety…

 Here are the rules for challenge:

  • Challenge your friends, co-workers, family to help promote Water Safety awareness!
  • Option 1:  Donate to the ReesSpecht the Water Campaign (We are a designated 501(c)(3) charity)
  • Option 2:  Apply any white cream to your nose (Zinc Oxide, Desitin, Beauty Cream, etc.) and take a picture of yourself wearing it.
  • Share your picture with us here below.  We will put your picture in the Gallery for the world to see you are a water safety superhero.
  • Try to wear the cream on your nose for the entire day.
  • If anyone asks you a question about why you are wearing the zinc oxide, or other white cream on your nose, explain to
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Hall of Fame

Date May 13, 2015

reesIt would be an understatement to declare that the past few weeks have been a whirlwind for us…  My wife and I are still trying to come to grips with the idea that people, literally all over the world, know about Rees and our movement due to the incredibly generous act of one of my former students.  There are no words that can describe the feeling that we find ourselves washed in as people all over the globe share the story of $3,000 tip and the reason behind it.  All we ever wanted was for Rees’ brief, 22 month, life to have meaning – for him to make a difference.  In reality, all any of us ever really wants is to make a difference in this world.  Every person on planet earth makes a difference to someone… None of us are born in isolation and through our simple, day to … Read More

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A T-Shirt to help make the world a kinder place…

Date May 2, 2015


Help us help to make this world a kinder place, one Rees’ piece at a time…

We have two weeks left on our booster campaign to raise funds to help us print our Pay it forward cards and fund our school scholarships as well as our other charitable endeavours such as teacher grants and meal deliveries to those suffering in our community.  We are about halfway to our goal of 150 shirts sold and we know, with your help, we can easily surpass that goal.  Help us make a difference in other’s people’s lives – and show the world you believe in cultivating kindness.  You can order by clicking on the picture below or clicking HERE.  The ReesSpecht Life foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charity.

With each shirt purchased we move one step closer to making this world a kinder place, one Rees' piece at a time...

With each shirt purchased we move one step closer to making this world a kinder place, one Rees’ piece at a time… Click

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