Giving Back is putting time and energy back into the community.
“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
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...
Submitted by Anonymous
In 2002, Samantha M., a then student at the University of the Incarnate Word, was involved in a near fatal automobile...
A Jar Of Coins, A Loaf Of Bread And Thou
Submitted by Gloria Ives
One year for Christmas, my brother Chris and his wife Julie gave each of us siblings a very thoughtful gift. Inspired by the...
Everyday Hero Stories
Bill Aalerud has been giving back for much of his life. An avid cyclist, this hero has painstakingly raised money for the Pan...
Sergeant First Class Kelly N
SFC Kelly N. was one of my Drill Sergeants in Army Basic Training. As can be expected, she was extremely tough... but she...
Joshua a young Youth Leader and a 4th Year high school student of Zamboanga del Norte National High School. He often...
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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