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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Donate blood.

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

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Give a homeless person a clean blanket.

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Visit a local nursing home.

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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He Made Our Day

Submitted by Angela Greenfield

My daughter and I were crossing the border between Canada and the US so I could take her to the airport to return home. To...

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My Late Husband

Submitted by Anonymous

My Beloved Husband Robert passed away from a tragic accident in 2005 he left behind his hero, his Son who was 12 at the time,...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Brieana U

Our daughter is our American Hero. Throughout school, all academic and athletic. At 14, became part of a blended family. In...

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Ashlee S

We lost our home to a house fire in 2005. In 2008, my husband was working on a huge wildfire at Lake Tahoe Nevada that burned...

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Meredith Robertson

Meredith Robertson is my hero. She is not out of the ordinary. She's not a firefighter or a surgeon. She doesn't risk life...

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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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