An Advent Calendar is a wonderful tradition that children of all ages look forward to at Christmas. What started as a “lift the flap” picture calendar to count down the days to Christmas has turned into another opportunity for kids to “get” more for Christmas. Some advent calendars have a present every day, chocolate, and there is even a Lego … READ MORE
Do we really need to educate our children on how to do social good? Isn’t it more important they learn the basics like reading, math and science? The research has been clear. Teaching your children to give will have lasting benefits including:… READ MORE
Not every give has to be for a not for a not for profit organization, person in need, or animal suffering. Giving can be as simple as passing on an item you no longer need to someone who will truly appreciate it. It becomes the double give – reusing to help the planet and giving to a person that will … READ MORE
On Maternity Leave! Jacqueline Way, Founder of 365give will be on a short sabbatical as she just adopted a baby boy a few days ago. (See Day 352) In her place Nicola Inwood (generous sister) will be posting the daily “give.” If you do not get an immediate response to emails, FB comment or Tweets please understand that Jacqueline … READ MORE
I think we have all heard the saying ‘Charity begins at home‘ and this week this could not be more true! My sister has started this movement, 365give.ca where she writes everyday, gives everyday to people she knows, people she does not know, the planet, international organizations and tons of other causes and projects. She has … READ MORE
When I started 365give I had no idea what Kiva was or how micro financing really worked.
On Day 9 I made my first Kiva loan and the giving will continue for a lifetime.
Day 352: Give 352
It all started with $125 loan. It has now turned into giving an additional $220 worth of loans. How does … READ MORE
Do you have those days when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed.
You work long hours, you have bills piling up, the house is a mess and there is never enough time to spend with your kids.
What if on those really bad days – and the good days – you woke up and the first … READ MORE