One of the best parts of this time of year, aside from the opportunities to get together with friends, is the fact that everywhere you turn there seems to be an easy way to help the less fortunate.
Food donations, coat drives, Toys for Tots, the ubiquitous bell-ringing Santa, and an abundance of other chances to give back and be of service are around every corner.
Your Mission: Decide today which initiatives you will support this season and take the first step toward fulfilling that commitment.
Participating in charitable or service organizations is a wonderful way to give back to your community while also having the chance to meet and work with like-minded folks. There are so many opportunities to help out, but which one is the right one for you?
Today ask 5 people you respect what organizations they support and what they do to help.
Make sure that you frame this as an information seeking exercise and not an audit – you don’t want to put anyone on guard if they do not do as much as they would like.