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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 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

Stories About Making A Difference

The Power In Giving

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“When you are generous; when you are kind, you’re always making a difference whether you know it or not.”

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Helping The Youth

Submitted by Tom Brady

I was in a drunk driving accident in 2006, and my friend passed away. I made a mistake that others will not forgive. Every...

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This Life Is What You Make It

Submitted by Raj

It happened several years ago. I was in Corpus Christi, Texas and I was helping my friend whose family business was Motels....

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Everyday Hero Stories

Dennis Cohen

Dennis Cohen, our esteemed director and president, passed away on August 22, 2012. Mr. Cohen, a prominent educator, spent...

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Ray B

My hero is my grandfather. He was both blind and deaf, and yet, he taught me to read at the age of four. At a time when...

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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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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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