Many of us wish we could do more to help others in these difficult times, but the budget is tight. Here are 50 ideas of little ways to make a difference that don’t cost money.
Here are some of mine to add to the list.
Sometimes the best gift you can give someone is to spend some time with them really listening.
Many libraries have a coupon exchange box where you can donate any coupons you won’t be using. If they don’t have one, ask if you can bring one. Some people have this at their workplace also. You could put an empty tissue box in the lunch room with extra coupons in it.
If you know a neighbor who can’t get out of the house that often, ask if you can pick up anything for them at the grocery store when you are going. Just give them a call when you are going.
Have old towels you don’t need & they’re not good enough to donate to GoodWill? Donate them to a local animal shelter.
Share the love! Train your dog to be a therapy dog to the elderly and then make regular visits to assisted living centers with your beloved pet.
Suggest a carpool for your kids’ activities. It’ll save everyone gas, time, and perhaps sanity.
Click title for link to NewsBlaze with all 50 suggestions. You might want to print it out & highlight those that appeal to you. Giving has a selfish side as well. It makes you happy and increases your own gratitude. It’s a wonderful way to reduce your own stress. Try it–you’ll like it!