“Never doubt that small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margret Mead.
To 365give a small group of thoughtful committed citizens includes everyone – especially children. We believe if you teach and empower children to give every day and they will be the next generation of world change makers.… READ MORE
This past school year 13 dedicated teachers in the West Vancouver School District, committed to participate in a new educational initiative that would teach their students to give back to the world every day. Over 300 students participated in the program creating positive change in the world both locally and globally.
Pauline Johnson School in West Vancouver was the first to join the 365give Challenge as a pilot program. Their 10 weeks of giving is now complete and the results have been remarkable. You will read in this guest post by Lindsay Storry, grade 2 teacher, how one class can create social good in just 5 days.… 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
Two years ago I committed to “give” every day for one year. I did this to teach my 3 year old son the importance of giving and to inspire people to give more in their lives.
Two years later and only a few new posts after completing our 365give journey my husband and I have adopted two more children. Every … READ MORE
The Globe & Mail newspaper has been running a series on giving over the last few weeks. It’s an excellent series worth reading. One of the interesting catch phrases they have used is “The New Philanthropy.” After giving back everyday for 365 days I can tell you that be a philanthropist is no longer just the rich giving large sums … READ MORE
We all have times in our life when we go looking for happiness.
We want that magic pill that will suddenly make the world light up in front of our eyes.
Some think its money that will bring happiness: The ability to buy happiness in the form of a new pair of shoes, a new house or maybe a … READ MORE