parricidalEvery now and again here at BrickHouse we get to use our products to support charities and other good causes. Last year, we helped sponsor a cross-country motorcycle ride for child abuse prevention. And now, for the next 45 days, we’ll be providing live tracking of filmmaker Ryan Davy cycling the entire 1300-mile perimeter of Michigan for family peace.

Click here to follow the trip, which begins Sunday, in real time. To zoom in, double-click your left mouse button; to zoom out, double-click the right button. Learn more about the cause here.

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Paula Swanson (center) with her family

For weeks at Lindy’s General Store in Pembroke, Massachusetts, customers had been putting money into a can on the counter top to support Paula’s People. Paula’s People is a family team representing Paula Swanson, a victim of breast cancer. The team was planning to enter a road race that raises money in the fight against breast cancer.

Paula herself had been a regular customer at Lindy’s for many years. 10 days before Paula passed away, a delivery man was caught on tape stealing the donation’s can from the store’s counter. “It’s a disgusting act,” said Josh Worrall, the owner of the store.

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