Give a Little Time

Get out of your corner of the world and help change another’s world. Seemingly small acts can change the life of someone in need!

Pale and Pink

I had the opportunity to go volunteer at St. Mary’s Food Bank with the Midwestern University Medical School class of 2018’s Psychiatry Club. I love being able to give back and what a cool group to do it with!

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Giving back is such an important piece to life and personal fulfillment. I have been fortunate to have met some incredible people and so many times they have been willing to help me and Caleb, support us, cheer us on and pick us up or lend a listening ear when we have struggled. I feel very blessed by the people who I have been fortunate enough to cross paths with. Sometimes people don’t think they can give back because they don’t have enough money or connections to make a big dent in causes, but the reality is that time is the most precious thing that you can give.

We don’t have to be Mark…

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I give… because it feeds my soul

This is one of my favorite posts I have read about giving. There is no greater giving than giving your time and energy!

Sali Says

“You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran

 

I follow @michaelchatman on Twitter. Michael is a ‘Global Ambassador of Giving’ and “one of America’s most listened to voices in philanthropy”.  He hosts #WHYiGive, every Tuesday on Twitter, where he encourages his followers to say – in 141 characters, including the hashtag #WHYiGive – why THEY give.  The reasons given are inspirational  – and varied. 

Reading through the tweets made me reflect on why I give and there is only one answer – because it feeds my soul.

I have met a lot of people in life who haven’t quite got the hang of ‘giving’.  Take volunteering, for example.  Someone I thought I knew really well once said to me “I don’t understand why anyone would ever choose to volunteer.  Why would…

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