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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

Hometown Hero

Submitted by Jonathan

Even though they may live a short distance from the beach or the mountains, there are some children in Los Angeles and...

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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...

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Sharing My Blood

Submitted by Tony

I've been donating blood to the Red Cross for many years. A total of 54 units. I know I am helping people but never give it...

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Everyday Hero Stories

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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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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Elmer D

He is my 88 year old neighbor. He is a WWII hero. And when I say hero, I mean hero. He lost most of his platoon on D-Day, he...

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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