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Making A Difference is to make a positive change in the world.

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  • “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

    —Edmund Burke Statesman, Author, Philosopher

  • “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.”

    —Leonardo da da Vinci Artist, Inventor, Scientist

  • “How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.”

    —Anne Frank Diarist

  • “We must become the change we want to see in the world.”

    —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

  • “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.”

    —Helen Keller Author, Lecturer, Activist

Value Ideas For Making A Difference

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Join or start a community garden.

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Visit a local nursing home.

Making a difference

Give a homeless person a clean blanket.

Making a difference

Send an uplifting note to a friend who might need encouragement.

Making a difference

Donate blood.

Stories About Making A Difference

Mircle Worker

Submitted by Sharon Matson

I was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in March of 2009. I had a 20-hour brain surgery to remove two brain tumors and...

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An Angel Amoung Us.

Submitted by Bruce Amidon

I was coming home to Auburndale Fl.on leave while serving in the Army and would be transferring to a new assignment stateside...

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People United To Make A Difference

Submitted by Melinda Thomas

One year ago two lives were joined together with a common purpose. Both unaware of that purpose until conversations were...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Jim H

My story involves my future husband asking me to move out of his home and breaking off our relationship because I had fallen...

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Esther J

My story is an inspiring story about a woman who has partaken in several roles, throughout her life.
She has been a mother,...

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Kristen O

Kristen adopted Nashville with her whole heart! In 2010 Nashville had a record breaking flood, Kristen's car was flooded off...

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These quotes are great especially for the start of the school year. Words to live by and model for others. Thank you for making a difference!
Vivian Hernandez, Bronx, Ny

to make a difference in someone's life,you don't have to be brilliant,rich,beautiful, or perfect.You just have to care enough and be there.:)
Reeja Hasan, Australia

make a difference in everyone's life by helping others
Anusha, North Nazimabad Karachi

Alex, Alto

if you will make difference you will make the world of difference also.
Ellen Obar, Mambuaya

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