DO YOUR PART
Do Your Part is doing all that you can to help make the world a better place.
“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”
—John Adams 2nd U.S. President
“There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.”
—Fredrick Faber Theologian And Hymn Composer
“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.”
—Anne Lamott Author, Political Activist
“Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.”
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Philosopher, Scientist, Author
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”
—Joseph Addison English Essayist, Poet, Playwright And Politician.
Value Ideas For Do Your Part
Find two days a year when you can donate your time.
Plant flowers where someone else will enjoy them.
Start a recycling program at your building, school, or home.
Sign up for a run or a walk that supports a special cause.
Walk around your block and pick up some trash.
Stories About Do Your Part
Submitted by Karen Moutou
My grand parents were the people who raised me. I am now an adult and I still need them in my everyday life. But they are no...
Doing The Right Thing!
Submitted by Sharon Broeker
As we drove up to our grandchildren's home, we saw our three teenage grandchildren and one of their friends emptying the back...
Boy Sees Hearts
Submitted by Eric Telchin
If an oil spill can change the world, so can a puddle of melted ice cream.
On July 31, 2009 an ice cream spill formed a...
Everyday Hero Stories
My youngest child is my hero. In high school he completed 4 years of NJROTC. His junior year he enlisted in the US Navy. May...
I am very grateful for everything you do. Thank you for always cleaning our messes and doing everything for us! You...
My hero is my dad. He went out every day to serve our county. My dad is 90 yrs old now. He served in WWII, Korean and the...
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Em meu país existe muito descaso político de ambas as partes: do povo e dos políticos. Mas temos que fazer nossa parte para melhorar o mundo. In my country there is much political neglect of both parties: the people and the politicians. But we have to do our part to improve the world.
Anderson, Colatina, Es Brasil
My school shows videos from www.values.com. Today we saw the "do your part" video. It really helps with my problems. I'm 10 years old and I'm Claudia Winter Solis.
Claudia, Las Vegas, Nevada
What a nice thing to get started! I've often wondered what COULD happen if the media, including movies, TV, etc., just practiced recognizing good old fashioned morality??? I wonder if a year of this kind of good stuff would make a change in turning around the ugly moral conduct we practice today?? Maybe our young people would really learn some good stuff to live by. I'll keep praying and do what I can. Many Thanks for your efforts. Blessings!
Jrp, Asheville, Nc
Thank you for helping with things that everyday people like you and me struggle with.
Carolyn M., Eaton Rapids Mi
I love that this non-profit organization exists! I wish I would have had the smarts to do a similar organization. Are there any local volunteer or work opportunities in the Dallas, TX area? I am a strong believer that a smile and a positive attitude will make a difference. I wish we could reward people for their acts of kindness so that they could continue to pass it on as well.
Jessica E., Dallas, Tx