The Salvation Army does a lot of great work (learn all about it HERE) and I’m happy to donate to them, especially at Christmas time. I was in Florida this past week (where I took the video above) and I couldn’t help but notice that the volunteers manning their Christmas “kettles” have a much more […]Read More Day 707: Mustang Sally Ann
Nothing recharges your inner battery faster than an act of kindness, whether you’re on the giving or receiving end. At least, that’s how I felt after reading this story in the National Post: Edmonton stranger leaves kind note and battery charger for student who forgot to turn car lights off by Andrea Sands, Postmedia News | When […]Read More Day 706: Recharging batteries
One thing that’s become a habit for me (a good one) since starting this blog is that almost every time I go grocery shopping, I get a couple of items for the food bank bin at the front of the store. Not that I don’t contribute more at special times like the holidays, but just […]Read More Day 700: 10 things food banks need besides food
I know it’s almost Easter, not Christmas, but hey, better late than never. Even though this idea has apparently been around for years, it’s the first time I’ve seen it. And of course now I want to do it! And there are still eight months left before Christmas! 🙂 Check it out: A Christmas Jar or […]Read More Day 697: The Christmas Jar
Sorry guys, don’t know where March went… I was frozen like a popsicle the whole month, I do know that. When my office had a volunteer day at the Daily Bread Food Bank recently, I was struck by something one of the organizers there told us. After our group had finished sorting donated food, stacking […]Read More Day 696: Hunger pains
Today I was so preoccupied with trying to do one good deed, I almost missed another. (Clearly not much of a multi-tasker.) I was at the grocery store on maybe the busiest day of the grocery shopping year (besides pre-Christmas and Thanksgiving) and it was INSANE. People everywhere, carts crashing into one another. I saw […]Read More Day 684: Happy Easter!
When I started this blog, I vowed to only write about good deeds done for complete strangers (based on the premise that kindness should come with the territory for friends and family). While I still believe that’s true, I’ve come to realize that being kind to friends and family sometimes takes even more effort. 🙂 […]Read More Day 676: Not-so-random acts of kindness