Eric was devastated when his wife, Cathy, died from pancreatic cancer. He isolated himself in their home and spent all day looking at her things and grieving. Finally, one of his friends from church talked him into spending one night a week volunteering at a soup kitchen. Eric quickly discovered that helping people who were down on their luck made his own loss seem more bearable. He made friends with the people who came to the kitchen and with the other volunteers, and soon he was involved in several other community projects.
Eric’s experience is not atypical. Many people who start out wanting to help others end up doing good for themselves as well. There are numerous [...]
This post hits home for 2 reasons. 1- the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is one of our Causes of the Week highlighted on Pinterest. and 2 – this young man is in my local area of Sacramento…
The Greater Sacramento Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has nominated William “Jahmal” Miller for the 2013 “Man of the Year.” The Sacramento native has set a personal goal of raising over $100,000 for the campaign that kicks off on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Supporters may follow Miller’s campaign and receive updates including how to donate via his Facebook page.
In addition to raising funds towards a cure, I hope to help increase awareness by [...]
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Hurricane Sandy was the biggest Atlantic storm on record, and the destruction it caused, not only on the East Coast but also in Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas, was huge. Although it’s been three weeks since it hit New York, disaster efforts are still in full swing, and there are still many ways to help.
Even if you don’t have a spare $100 to donate, you can still get involved and help those who have lost their homes, jobs and almost every possession they owned. Here are 10 ways you can help out:Donate old clothes. All of us have clothes at the back of our wardrobes and [...]