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
It is true. When you give to another, that act of giving is passed forward. It is almost a guarantee. Seldom do you get to witness the act of passing it forward, but I have proof in a great giving story.
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People who you can give to are not necessarily obvious to you. It is easy to identify a homeless person on the street and know they are in need. A child crying from hunger is a no brainer. But some people who could benefit from your give of the day are not that easy to spot sometimes and we have … READ MORE
Before I start my GIVE today I have to add a coincidental story about my tampon post yesterday. I took my son to the park today and one the first things I come across in this beautiful oceanside park is plastic tampon applicator. I only hesitated for only a moment and went to find a plastic bag. (yet another piece … READ MORE
“T’is the season to be thankful” and to give. A.K.A Thanksgiving.
I didn’t have anything special planned for a Thanksgiving GIVE until yesterday. I received a Facebook text from a dear friend and brilliant local chef Ned Bell. Ned and I have been doing charity events together for many years. It just so happens we have … READ MORE
I am doing my best to “fly by the seat of my pant”s on my GIVES every day. Today I was getting a little worried. My eyes were wide open but I wasn’t seeing any opportunities to GIVE back. When I got home from all my errands this morning, (playcare, grocery shopping, work errands, conference call, park time) and finally … READ MORE
How many times have we thought about doing something really nice for a friend in need but just don’t have the time. Today’s GIVE is about finding the time to do something for a good friend when they need it the most. Not only do we need to cherish our friends but we need to help them when they need … READ MORE