• Tona Haywood

7 easy ways to give back this holiday season in 2022?


It's the most wonderful time of the year! And what's more wonderful than giving back to those in need? This holiday season, why not try out one of these seven fun and easy ways to give back? Whether you're looking to volunteer at a local shelter or donate clothes or food, there's something for everyone to do. So come on, let's get started!


The items we are going to share will be so easy to do that you will be amazed at how quickly you will want to get started.


#1 - Donate your time to a local charity


We held a Fall charity event for the homeless last week. There were many lovely volunteers, a gospel singer, and vendors selling items to help support the mission. After attending the event, I became aware of how important it is to give back to those in need in your community. The experience was very rewarding. It was a pleasure to be able to contribute my time to such a worthwhile cause. Check out some of the highlights from the event.


#2 - Serve food at a homeless shelter


There are many ways to give back to the community this holiday season. One way is to serve food at a homeless shelter. This can be a very rewarding experience, as you will be helping to provide warm meals for those who are less fortunate. If you are interested in serving food at a homeless shelter, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure to wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Second, be sure to arrive on time and stay for the entire shift. Third, be respectful of the guests and treat them with dignity and kindness. Serving food at a homeless shelter is a great way to give back to the community this holiday season.



"Giving does not only precede receiving; it is the reason for it. It is in giving that we receive."
Israelmore Ayivor

#3 - Collect toys for children in need


The holiday season is a time of giving, and there are many ways to give back to your community. One great way to help out is by collecting toys for children in need. There are so many places around your city that are looking for toys for children. You can collect new or gently used toys at your workplace, school, or place of worship. You can also put a box in your neighborhood for people to donate toys. Make sure to spread the word about your toy drive, and be sure to let people know where the toys will be going. Collecting toys for children in need is a great way to show them that they are cared for and loved. It's a small act that can make a big difference in their lives.



#4 - Sponsor a family for the holidays


The holidays are a time for family, friends, and giving back. One way to give back during the holidays is to sponsor a family. There are many ways to sponsor a family. One way is to adopt a family through an organization such as The Salvation Army. Another way is to contact a local family shelter or soup kitchen and ask how you can help. Once you have found a family in need, there are many ways to help. You can provide gifts for the children, groceries for the family, or even just your time.



#5 - Give blood or plasma


Donating blood or plasma is one of the best ways to give back to the community. Not only does it help to save lives, but it also has a number of benefits for the donor. For example, donors often feel a sense of satisfaction and achievement after giving blood, knowing that they have made a difference in the lives of others. So next time you're looking for a way to give back, consider donating blood or plasma. It's one of the best things you can do for yourself and for others.



#6 - Make a financial donation to a non-profit organization


When it comes to giving back, there are many ways to get involved. Some people volunteer their time, others donate items or necessary supplies, and still, others give financially. While all forms of giving are important and appreciated, financial donations can have a particularly powerful impact. When you make a monetary donation to a nonprofit organization, you are providing them with the resources they need to continue their work. In many cases, your donation will be used to fund programs and services that directly benefit those in need. For example, your donation might be used to provide meals for the homeless, bus cards, and hotel vouchers. Many people at our recent event helped our non-profit with their monetary donations.



#7 -Send snail mail


A handwritten letter or card to a friend or family member. This is a great way to show your care and appreciation for those you love and make them feel special this holiday season. Send a card with a heartfelt message letting them know how much you appreciate them. You can also add some fun stickers, drawings, or photos to make it even more personal. Sending snail mail is an easy and meaningful way to show someone you care about them during the holidays.


Conclusion


The holiday season is a great time to give back and help those in need. There are many ways to do this, including but not limited to donating your time to a local charity, serving food at a homeless shelter, collecting toys for children in need, sponsoring a family for the holidays, giving blood or plasma, or making a financial donation to a nonprofit organization. Which one of the above items are you planning to do this holiday season let us know below.

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