For my birthday last month I had a birthday wish to donate 150 bottles of shampoo (or body wash/conditioner/etc) to a local cause. I had a little birthday party and asked my guests to donate too. I also asked people in my building at work to give, cause really, why not let them join in the fun? It'd be rude if I didn't give them the opportunity.
And so here is the end result:
I ended up with 225 bottles!!!!!!! (We combined the smaller bottles into packs of 4 or 5 and counted them as one.)
I am so excited and proud that my friends, workmates and I were able to do this. In two short weeks, we have given a little something to 225 local families.
We made a difference!!! Just with a little tiny thing, we made a difference.
A couple months ago, I was in the drive through at Starbucks and the person in the car in front of me purchased my mocha for me. I am certain that I did not know her. But that small little bit of kindness really set my tone for the day. And now, I think that this birthday wish will be setting the tone for 225 peoples days.
We can all do this!!
Go make someones day!!! Give a little extra kindness. Smile at a homeless person-make eye contact and give a genuine smile. Buy a coffee for someone in line at the coffee shop. Go through your cupboards and find some things to donate to the food bank. Mow your neighbors yard for them. Hand write a thank you note. Or host your own shampoo drive!
Go do something. Small things make a big difference!!!! We can all do this. We can make the world a better place with small changes.
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