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Everyday Philanthropy With Mama V

When anyone gives anything with good heart, he or she becomes a philanthropist – a conduit and catalyst for love.

Here are 30 simple and free things you could do today and everyday:

  1. Give a hug – no cost, interchangeable and one size fits all
  2. Smile at everyone
  3. A friendly greeting
  4. A sincere compliment
  5. Hold a door
  6. Hold the elevator
  7. Allow someone into merging traffic
  8. Reach something on the top shelf for a person in a handicap cart or a short person
  9. Pack and share a lunch
  10. Tell a vet, a first responder, law enforcement;  “Thank  you.”
  11. Point out a rainbow, sunset or other wonders of nature
  12. Scrape your neighbor’s car windows or a strangers car in the parking lot
  13. Leave a note of encouragement, praise or congratulations… anonymously
  14. Pass along a good book, recipe or magazine article
  15. Call someone and remind them of a meteor shower, an eclipse or blood moon
  16. Shop for an ill neighbor, senior citizen or shut in
  17. Take your used plastics bags to Vets for Success, Idaho Youth Ranch or other  non-profit
  18. Call friends, neighbors and co‐workers to remind them to disconnect outside hoses before it freezes
  19. Rake leaves for a neighbor or senior citizen
  20. Return your neighbors empty garbage or recycle bins to the front of their garage
  21. Write a note to a wounded warrior or a vet in Walter Reed Hospital
  22. Call in a song request to a radio station for a friend, neighbor, co­‐worker or significant other… Anonymously
  23. Watch a friend or neighbors children. I hour allows time for a nice walk
  24. Share your knowledge – show grandparents or seniors how to use their new phone, pay bills online, etc.
  25. Donate – any items that are no longer useful to you, clothes, furniture, tools, shoes, boots, your  blood, or hair (Both of which are also useful to you, but if you have enough to share, goes a long way.)
  26. Pick up litter
  27. Pick a flower or fall leaf and give to someone
  28. Help a neighbor or friend shovel the walks or shovel for a senior or other persons needing assistance
  29. Drive someone to do errands or to voting polls
  30. Share your talents, sing, play or perform at a senior home, children’s hospital, Vet center or for the homeless
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