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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

Value Ideas For Giving Back

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Start a book drive for your local school or library.

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Go through your closet and donate all the clothes you no longer wear.

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Gather blankets for the homeless.

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Donate blood or plasma.

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Donate to your local food bank.

Stories About Giving Back

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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Pay It Forward

Submitted by Donna Fox

I have always wanted to believe in other people. I have had some hard times lately with the economy,etc. I was at work one...

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Changed My Life

Submitted by Edward Maenner

Hi, my name is Ed Maenner and I wanted to share a recent story. A few months ago I ran into one of the nicest people I have...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Joshua B

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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Jack Swicegood

Del.Charles Poindexter and State Sen. Bill Stanley have introduced a resolution in the General Assembly commending Jack...

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Abigail Marshall

PJs 4 Xmas is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2009; by two young girls,Camille & Abigail Marshall 13 & 10 years...

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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