Pay it forward | Donate or Volunteer

There are periods of time in which we all need a little help. You should never feel bad to ask others for assistance at those points of time in your life, and be sure to show gratitude as well when doing so. Once you make it through the challenge(s) you are faced with, be sure to give back to others once you are reestablished. This is so important, and the paying it forward/giving back what separates the “takers” and “givers”. This concept of “paying it forward” is what differentiates people. …

Help the less fortunate this 2018 holiday season

It is estimated that 15 to 20% of kids in this country are food insecure, meaning they either go hungry or they are not always sure where their next meal will come from. Kids should not feel the financial hardship of their parents, whether it is year round or at Christmas. Now is the time to spread a little holiday joy for the upcoming 2018 Thanksgiving and Christmas season. It always makes me feel good to give back, and as we wrote about it is better to spend money on …

Giving Tuesday November 27, 2018

Over 40,000 organizations, charities, and non-profits are part of Giving Tuesday, which is a day for people across the world to give back. This year the unofficial holiday is today, November 27, 2018. It will always be the first Tuesday day after Thanksgiving. For those who have never done it, or have not read about it, giving back to society (in the form of volunteering or donating money) has been shown to be one of the best, most effective ways for increasing happiness.