How To Change The World: So Simple a 3-year Can Do It!

On my son Nic’s 3rd birthday I decided to give him a gift that would last him his lifetime. It wasn’t a big yellow truck, or Star Wars lego set it was the gift of giving.

We made a commitment to give back to the world every day for 365 days.

We were going to change our world – … READ MORE

Students Change the World 1 Day At a Time

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

The #1 Gift For Mother’s Day

There are lists and lists of things to get “Mom” for Mother’s Day but this story is truly the #1 greatest gift any Mom could ask for – her life. This is the story of a Mother’s life that was saved by love, hard work, hope and one big miracle. A few months ago I shared a story of a … READ MORE

Top 10 Good Deeds for The Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to give but not all of us have the means to make cash donations to our favourite charities. What if instead of giving cash you did one “good deed” every day between now and Christmas. My friend Alex of @Good_Indeed on Twitter has done just that – committed to one good deed every day for 365 … READ MORE

11 Quotes That WiIl Inspire You To GIVE

That best portion of a good man’s life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts
of kindness and of love.
     William Wordsworth

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.

     Winston Churchill

 

True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense.

Emanuel Swedenborg

The highest expression of love READ MORE

Day 356: Your Daily Dose of Inspiration to Give – To Your Parents

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

Day 352: Who is Kiva Anyway?

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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



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