Tips on Kindness and Motivation Challenge the groups to make a
Do you belong to a group that helps make a difference in the
lives? Is your group having a hard time finding ways to help others? Tired
From the same old Bake Sale-Car Wash routine?
Here are five ideas your group can use to make a difference.
These come from the e-book,
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Ways to change the world.
1. Host a group or neighborhood yard sale and
Contribute profits to a worthy cause. A neighborhood
adopted an orphanage in Thailand and they worked together to send
thousands of dollars from your yard sale. In addition to
money they sent, neighbors became closer and new friends
2. Organize a shelter for the homeless (or other group in need)
Search for treasures. You will need a group of people; how much more,
Call homeless shelter or group and ask for a list of needs
Ask them to put in the things they need the most or get the least,
At the top of the list.
Assign point values to each item, with the items most needed
obtaining the highest value in points.
Send everyone with their lists; let them know that the
team or person who creates more points with what they contribute
in, you will win the contest.
Either award yourself a prize or ask a local restaurant if
will provide a free meal to the winners.
Younger adults really enjoy searching for articles and what
great lesson: it’s fun to give it to others.
3. Have a toy drive for a local battered women’s shelter, safe
House or shelter for homeless people with children. Toys don’t have to
Have members tour their neighborhoods
Ask each family to donate “gently used” toys that their children will not.
use more. There will be tons, what a great way to get the kids involved
in the joy of giving!