“The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward.”
― Carol Ryrie Brink, Caddie Woodlawn's Family
According the Giving USA, giving has risen in all major categories:
Giving to Foundations
Health, Public -Society Benefit
When we give to others, it benefits everyone. Giving not only makes us feel good, but it teaches compassion and kindness. There are many simple ways to give. Words of encouragement can be a gift, showing empathy, encouragement and compassion to someone during their time of need, lifts them up as well as empowers them.
“National Give Something Away Day" was created to provide people and communities the opportunity to share blessings without expectations or limitations.'' In 2015, Linda Eaton Hall-Fulcher announced the day to help all those less fortunate.
Ways to Give
Donate to a shelter
Donate to a local food pantry
Drop off water to the homeless
How to Observe National Give Something Away Day
Buy a Meal: Invite someone to your home or to a restaurant
Donate Clothing: Donate used clothes or toys to a shelter or Goodwill
Give Flowers : To brighten someone’s day