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Day 14: Unexpected Gift

We love to surprise people. The looks we get we when give someone an unexpected gift are heartwarming and memorable. Today, that is exactly what we did for Day 14 of the 25 Days of Giving. We handed out Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts gift cards to random people in our community. We left some on… Continue reading Day 14: Unexpected Gift

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Day 3: Love Letters

The world needs more love and encouragement. Messages of hope and support need to replace constant stream of negativity that fills our lives. We must let others know that we are here and that we care. Our priority should be to uplift others through kind words that are life-giving.  Today we tried to do that. Day… Continue reading Day 3: Love Letters

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Day 2: Treat A Stranger

There are no small gestures in life. Simple, yes. Small, no way. Everything we do in life has the potential to make an impact and create ripples much larger than we could ever imagine. We do not know what most people are going through. We are not aware of their struggles, the heartaches, or demons… Continue reading Day 2: Treat A Stranger

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Just Another Week

Two years ago during a week in February I did something that would change my life forever.  At the time, I was clueless to impact that action would have on me, the recipients of my act, and on the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands, of others.  You have heard the story before.  I have shared… Continue reading Just Another Week

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Day 7: Treat A Stranger

By now you have heard my powerful story about the life-changing cups of coffee. It is a story I tell often because it was an amazing moment in my life that I like to share.  It shows the impact a simple gesture can have on the life of another person.  Today, our task for Day… Continue reading Day 7: Treat A Stranger

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Day 1: Treat A Stranger

We kicked off the 25 Days of Giving today with a random act of kindness.  We took time to randomly treat a stranger to a beverage.  This act, though very simple, can have a huge impact.  I know this firsthand. In February, we participated in Random Acts of Kindness Week as our week 39 volunteer… Continue reading Day 1: Treat A Stranger