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Day 10: Hidden Dollar

Day 10 of the 25 Days of Giving was called Hidden Dollar. We hid dollar bills with toys at the dollar store, with the straws at fast food restaurant, and in books at bookstore. We have no idea when, and if, this cash will be found. We hope that when it is found it will be a nice surprise… Continue reading Day 10: Hidden Dollar

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Operation: Military Kids

There are approximately two million military kids in the United States.  These are children who have at least one parent active in the military.  They face many of the same challenges and stresses as their parents: frequent relocations, deployment, and reintegration.  Thankfully there are organizations that focus on these children.  We had the opportunity to… Continue reading Operation: Military Kids

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Showing Love Through a Teddy Bear

Did you have a favorite teddy bear or other furry animal as a child?  A stuffed toy that you played with, told your secrets to, and snuggled with at bedtime?  If you are like me, and most, you did.  Your teddy bear was a friend that offered you a sense of security and a feeling… Continue reading Showing Love Through a Teddy Bear

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Opening Our Eyes to Need and Filling it

I have said many times that the most challenging aspect of our project is scheduling a volunteer experience for each week.  Sometimes we are faced with the challenge of a scheduled activity falling through or being cancelled due to circumstances out of our control.  That is what we dealt with this week.  We were scheduled… Continue reading Opening Our Eyes to Need and Filling it

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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