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Giving Back is putting time and energy back into the community.

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  • “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

    —Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] Boxer

  • “Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.”

    —Barbara Bush Wife Of The 41st President Of The United States

  • “To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.”

    —Carrie Chapman Catt American Women's Rights Activist

  • “In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.”

    —Antoine de Sainte-Exupery (1900 1944); Aviator, Writer

  • “Charity activities are the force which gives our life meaning.”

    —Mazhar El Shorbagi

Stories About Giving Back

Generous Waitress

Submitted by Jean Hendrick

We were traveling to Michigan two days before Christmas, and stopped in a Huddle House for breakfast. The restaurant was...

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Metro Pulse “Pay It Forward" Knoxville Style Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Submitted by Heather Hutton

“Pay it forward” does not mean that the people who owe you will ever pay you back. It means when the tables turn in your...

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Ben Pohl Giving Back

Submitted by Ben

When Ben Pohl was in a life altering accident his senior year of high school, his life changed forever. What he didn’t know...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Rachel L

Rachel is the founder of GEMS (Girls Educational & Mentoring Service), an organization which helps girls who have been...

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Mary F

Mary is a Search and Rescue canine handler for a federal rescue team. She has two dogs currently, Jake, a World Trade Center...

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Gloria S

I was first introduced to Puppies Behind Bars when I watched a special on Animal Planet. This non-profit organization is the...

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If we can help because we have that from birth we are helped by our parents and do something for those who can not make that time builds humans.
Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil

Started a non for profit organization to aid youth with furthering their education. The alumni from Lake View High School are hosting their first benefit for the foundation and I am extremely excited! We are giving back to our youth one party at a time!
Marisa, Chicago IL

Giving back is investing the time and energy to meet a need.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga

Just wanted to stop by and tell you guys, you have the absolute coolest ads on TV. My 16 year old stops, whatever he's doing,to watch them. If you knew my 16 yr old, that's saying a lot. Keep up the great work and God Bless.
Tracie Reed, Dallas, TX

Love everything you are doing! Thanks . . . there are angels among us.
Sue Parks, Flagstaff AZ