Class 591 showed their gratitude for having the opportunity to work on their reading skills and build stamina because of Benji’s calming and soothing effect on them. As they practice reading to them Benji cuddles with them.
For “National School Counseling Week”, Class 591 made a handmade card and thanked me for everything I do to help the school. They gave me a framed, inspirational quotation and an adult coloring book with colored pencils.
I live in a four family, my neighbor downstairs has had a big pile of recycling outside her door since xmas. She is young but has really bad athritus and walks with a cane. I took it all to to the recycling dumpster in the alley.
My colleague decided to share a unique finger size chocolate with 12 people! This sharing kindness made me feel to give it to her back! So I went to the shop and bought a pack of chocolate bars that she shared again with the group!
Today each student in the class contributed an unwrapped toy to our school fundraiser for Toys for Tots, an organization that donates and distributes toys to a local orphanage and several group homes for children.
Today our class brought their “Stop Global Warming” Posters to key offices in the school which they thought had high student traffic, asked if they could hang their posters and explained what people could do to save energy.
Today our class made posters to raise awareness of ways in which people can save precious energy and not be wasteful. They are simple ways to address Global Warming and do our part to save the environment.
Today our class recycled some inspirational quotations from a calendar, mounted them on colorful paper, and the children chose four staff members who were grateful for and personally gave it to them. The teachers were tearful with joy!
Today our class of four students brought “Color A Smile” blank pages along with a box of colored pencils to different classrooms of their choice to be used for the “Cozy Corner”, a stress reducing, comfortable area where kids go for a break
Today class 5/6 walked around the hallways in the school to find key places to decorate the walls with their colorful “positive posters” and words of encouragement.They were excited to see the smiles on staff and children who passed by.
Today class 5/6 created inspirational and encouraging posters to motivate others throughout the building to strive for excellence and be the best person they can be. students were excited, motivated and enjoying their projects.
Our school’s PTA is doing a fundraiser by distributing 16oz empty water bottles and asking that we collect dimes and fill up the bottles to raise funds for school programs. Class 5/6 all brought in dimes today for a great cause!
Today our 5th/6th grade class was asked to be “Good Deed Detectives” and write down when they noticed someone showing them respect or being helpful or kind to them and letting the person know they appreciated it.
First class give: Our small group of 4 students were so excited to see how much litter they could pick up in the school cafeteria, hallways, and even school bathrooms in just 5 minutes! They set a timer and had a fun competition!
Actively give someone in need your undivided attention, putting away all devices, refraining from checking emails, taking calls or being distracted. Be present in the moment and really listen without judging .
I spoke to a lady in a waiting line at the store. I didn’t really know her before, but while talking together we realized that we knew someone in common. She seemed very happy to discuss and we both left with a smile on our faces.
I’ve cleaned up my storage space and found a huge box of old cassettes. I don’t even have a cassette player anymore, why am I keeping those? Most were old and defective. I drove to the local recycling depot and dropped them off.
A rogue road closure ahead sign and safety beacon were dumped outside my apartment complex which then attracted household waste. I notified council there was a rogue road closure sign and requested they collect it for reuse.
Today I walked past the entrance to a construction site which is being used as a designated smoking area. I picked up rubbish but left the butts, took photos and notified the construction company who responded with a positive outcome.
Old but still-good coats, bras and accessories were cluttering my storage space and haven’t been worn in so long. I searched online for places that could use barely worn bras, and saw that the women’s homeless shelter would take them all!
I wanted to make happy my mother as lately she has felt so stressed, tired and worried about our family.I save money from my salary and offer to her a holiday package of 10 days and a postcard where it was written how much I loved her.
Vancouver city council holds recycling and donation drive at various locations. They accept all kinds of textiles and electronic items for recycling and regular household items and clothes for reusing.
An old friend of mine is particularly sick with POTS and is housebound right now. I went to a beautiful spot and made a short video showing her the trees and surroundings as I walked & talked, helping to take her outside for a minute.
I stopped participating in fast fashion about a month ago. But I’ve just now begun to share my insights to the internet. Hopefully, I will help bring light to this problem while also putting my own hands to work.
I didn’t know what to do for my first daily give but as I was walking down my road I noticed a lot of litter. So on my walk back up to my house I picked up all the litter that I could physically carry.
We ordered food at a community even but my children eat the fries and not the chicken. We had a gentleman sitting next to us who appeared less fortunate so we passed the chicken onto him instead of trashing it.
When you know somebody for about 10 years I think it’s time to say thank you for being in my life and for growing up right there with me. It’s always nice to hear you mean so much to somebody and it’s even nicer to say it. <3
Today my mum and I went to a local picnic area and forest to pick up plastic and waste on the trails. I didn’t expect that people would leave rubbish in the Forest but I was surprised how much we found.
We adopted a cat a few months ago which we adore and wanted to be able to give back in some small way. So I gathered together a few cat balnlets, towels, cat nip, food pouches and cat milk to donate to our local animal shelter Raystede.
I’ve been wanting to reduce the amount of plastic I use for a while now and reading the 365give blog today gave me that extra motivation to do it. I’ve gone out and bought an eco coffee cup and non-plastic straws.
Yesterday night my girl was so hungry..she wants to eat something and sleep..but it didn’t happen..she texted me that she is hungry..I rushed to nearest restaurant and taken food and gave it her..she felt so much happy .
Yesterday I have to say goodbye to 1 of my teammate at work. We’re during a probation, everything was rush and hard. Just now another one had said goodbye. At least I’ve said farewell and wishes to her.
For now my daily give will be when I go on my walks/jogs I’ll pick up trash along the way. I started today with my morning route and then when I went to get my lunch. In time my daily give may change but right now this works best for me.
Today in office while i was working, my colleague asked me to help him get a piece of cloth as he dropped water on the table. He had a meeting and he was scared. I went out got a bunch of tissues and wiped the water on the table for him.
I run a sweet charity collection box at work, I buy sweet and savory items on special, staff buy the items at a nominal fee when they get the afternoon hunger pains and the profits are collected and go towards a charity.
There are water quality issues at my local beach with health warning signs to not swim. This morning I noticed a little boy wading in the rock pool that didn’t contain any warning signs. I mentioned it to his grandmother who was unaware.
I went in search of reducing my own carbon footprint and discovered that trees love CO2 as they take in the carbon so I donated money to CNCF (non-profit org) in support of reforestation ($50=13 native plants @$3.75/ea).
Gave a cut jar of gummy bears to a little girl staying at the hotel I work for. Her matted hair was making the families vacation miserable. I told her if she’d let her mom get the tangles out and come show me, she’d get a surprise.
I went to Freedom Lake Park to walk my dog around the lake. There was so much garbage along the shore I just couldn’t ignore it so I spent about 30 minutes picking up garbage. I even got a stick to fish garbage out of the lake.
I made a homemade cake for my colleagues for morning tea to give us an excuse to group at morning tea time and chat for a few minutes. A colleague then offered to make something for morning tea next week and to make it a weekly offering.
My dad is 84-years old, he’s feeling a bit frail, sad & lonely at the moment. I noticed a local theatre production he might enjoy ‘An Inspector Calls’ which is set in England in 1912. I bought tickets for my dad and I to enjoy together.