Mother's Day

  • Mother’s Day is two days away. Have you gotten something out for all of the mothers on your list?

    May 11, 2012 - By Megan Murphy
  • When Ploughshares Fund wanted to do a special video project to inspire mothers, grandmothers and even great-grandmothers to ask their children for a meaningful gift this Mother’s Day, we didn’t have to look very far. Kristi Denton Cohen, accomplished documentary film maker (Vertical Frontier and...

    May 3, 2012 - By Samara Dun
  • It’s almost here – that time of year when we struggle to find a gift for the mother who either already seems to have everything, insists she doesn’t want anything, or is just so picky that nothing seems good enough to give her. This year, Ploughshares Fund is offering something special and meaningful for Mom, and it’s something you can’t find in a department store. Give Mom the gift of a nuclear-weapon free world. Still need convincing? Here are a few reasons why a donation to Ploughshares Fund makes an excellent present to the mother in your life.

    April 25, 2012 - By Megan Murphy
  • Is Mother’s Day any one’s favorite holiday? We all love our mothers, but sometimes the pressure to find the right gift to express that love can be intense. To most of us, she’s one of the most important people in our lives, which is why it’s perhaps more difficult to find a gift that seems as important as she is. But what if Mother’s Day meant something more than commericialism? What if Mother’s Day was about peace?

    April 10, 2012 - By Margaret Swink
  • The following article originally appeared in the Minnesota Star Tribune.

    May 6, 2011 - By admin