Tag: Volunteering

Volunteer of the year

Volunteer of the year
Tonight is the third annual edition of The Homeless Monologues, at the Goodman Theater, in Chicago. This story shows how with a little help, you can overcome a terrible situation and come away with enough gratitude that you want to help others avoid what you went through. This is my trophy. Look at how shiny... Read more »

Would you spend your birthday volunteering at a homeless shelter?

Would you spend your birthday volunteering at a homeless shelter?
It’s your birthday. You’re thirty-ish. It falls on a Saturday. How would you celebrate? Are you sleeping in? Maybe going to a movie or a concert? You might be going to a bar or a club? Chances are you aren’t going to a homeless shelter and cooking enough lasagna to feed fifty people. And yet,... Read more »

The Do's and Don'ts For Thanksgiving

At some point in your life DO volunteer at a church or shelter soup kitchen. You'll get more out of it than the people you're helping and if you do it once, you'll want to do it again. It's good for your soul.
Let's add a DO NOT to this. DON'T just show up at a church without letting them know. It's a nice thought but you'll just get in the way. Aim for 2016.
Thanksgiving is a great holiday. Food, family and football all day long. It’s also stressful and can turn out bad. Food, family and football all day long. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do to make this a Happy Thanksgiving. HAPPY THANKSGIVING   Here’s a look at the EJ... Read more »
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