- August 13, 2012
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This week’s kickstart will get you buzzing, surprise you (perhaps!), and give you the opportunity to highlight someone you know who’s serving your community.
This is Your Brain on Charitable Giving | Psychology Today
You can catch a buzz from charitable giving. (We like the sound of that!)
Philanthropist Wants to Be Rid of His Last $1.5 Billion | The New York Times
A billionaire philanthropist is trying to go broke. “He has given away essentially everything he has made…”
National Public Radio has created a project to tell the stories of people who are doing big and small acts of serving. (You can nominate your friends, neighbors and community members here.)
“The story is about good deeds — people actively helping people. We are looking for examples of folks working creatively to serve others. A soup kitchen. A building project. An after-school program. We’re calling this project Participation Nation. It’s a cooperative effort about cooperative efforts.”
Each week, we share an inspiring quote about generosity. This week is from Mother Teresa: “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” You can share this quote image (click here if you’re reading this post via email) on Facebook, Pinterest or anywhere!