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Day 9: Food Donation

Day 9 was originally planned to be a day in which we helped the homeless.  Due to our crazy schedules, we decided to swap Day 9 with Day 16.  So today we made a food donation.  We donated some non-perishable food items to a local church food pantry.  This particular pantry focuses heavily on providing… Continue reading Day 9: Food Donation

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Day 6: Generous Tip

We put a twist on the idea of a generous tip today.  This day was originally created to give a waiter or waitress a little extra on the gratuity during lunch or dinner.  Last year we gave a $20 tip on $14 lunch.  This year we decided that we were going to stay home and… Continue reading Day 6: Generous Tip

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Constant Need, Instant Gratification

Volunteer opportunities and giving moments come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Some require a great deal of research, paperwork, and commitment.  Others offer quick and easy ways to serve without much hassle.  Regardless of the project size and red tape, all opportunities give those who volunteer the opportunity to make a difference in… Continue reading Constant Need, Instant Gratification

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I Am A Bell Ringer

It is Christmas time.  Santa ho-ho-hos from his throne at the mall.  Carolers sing fa-la-la-la-la while they deck the halls.  Chestnuts crackle on an open fire.  Children sing songs of a reindeer with a famous shiny nose.  These are the sounds of the season. All are synonymous with the Christmas spirit.  There is another sound… Continue reading I Am A Bell Ringer

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A Christmas Delivery

Have you ever imagined what it might be like to be Santa Claus?  To load your sleigh with goodies and make special deliveries to children around the world?  Obviously, no one person can ever live up to the mystique and magic of good ol Saint Nick.  We can, however, take the spirit of giving that… Continue reading A Christmas Delivery

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A Unique Way to Save Lives

Volunteer opportunities and projects come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Some require a great deal of research, paperwork, and commitment.  Others offer quick and easy ways to serve without much hassle.  Regardless of the project size and red tape, all opportunities give those who volunteer the opportunity to make a difference.  This week's… Continue reading A Unique Way to Save Lives