What are your plans for this holiday season? With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner, it is definitely time to start thinking about them. I have an idea! This year, do something you may not usually do. Sit down and take a minute to plan what you will be giving back.
In the midst of buying gifts for the kids, planning trips to see family, and cooking for guests, people often forget to include another important to-do on their checklists. Helping the less fortunate. This holiday season and even after the holidays, find an organization or family in need and help.
There are many ways to get involved. If you don’t have money to spare, your time is just as valuable. Some say volunteering is a work of heart. I agree. You can volunteer by yourself or make it a family affair. The number of people living without their basic necessities is alarming. Make a difference in someone’s life. Do what you can because trust me it will be appreciated.
For more information check your local community organizations. Sites such as serve.gov and dosomething.org can also be helpful resources.