Archive for November, 2014
Volunteering is one of the greatest acts of kindness on Thanksgiving. Saint Matthew’s House in Collier County, Florida will serve 1,000 meals today. It would not happen without people who take the time to volunteer..
“Very few cops are bad. Very few blacks are criminals. Very few whites are racist. Stop labeling. It’s 2014. Let’s all be equal.” (This is my version of a quote off of Twitter.)
Many seniors have no one left in their lives to offer them a Christmas tiding or gift. Please make an effort to help a senior this Christmas season. It will mean the world to them.
Thanksgiving week, every year for me is where I take the time to volunteer. This year, because I am still recovering from retina surgeries, I will do a letter writing campaign to police officers to thank them for their work. Here are the words I am writing on the back of my Heroes flyer:
Just wanted you to know that all of your work is greatly appreciated.
Hats off to Susanna Tocco in Naples, Florida for creating the Facebook page for Collier County Kindness Awareness Day this coming . She does so many kind acts for the Collier County community. Her current “drive” is to raise funds for 25 families who don’t have the money to buy a Christmas tree for their homes. Susanna does incredible acts of kindness like this all year long.
The Youth Advisory Board of the Suicide Prevention Education Alliance in Cleveland, Ohio is a dedicated group of adolescents who are helping to educate students about the telltale signs of depression and suicide. What a beautiful act of comfort they are offering to others in their time of need.