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How Are Every Day Heroes The Back Bone of Philanthropy?

We connected with Jacqueline, the awesome lady behind 365give, via Twitter.  Bonding over our mutual love of giving, Jacqueline was nice enough to agree to write a post for our World Give Day blog series.  In her post she talks about “Every Day Heroes” and how they make a difference.

Day 212:How are Every Day Heroes the Back Bone of Philanthropy?

APR 29TH

Posted by jacqueline in My Story

212 Days ago I started a personal mission. I committed to giving every day for 365 days. I believe you can change the world one give, one day at a time.

On May 4, 2011, I will celebrate World Give Day to bring an awareness to daily giving and highlight its many shapes and forms. Some gives are big, like the donor that gives half his fortune away. Some are considered small, like buying a coffee for the next person in line at your favourite coffee shop. After 212 days of consecutive giving, I know that every “give” counts. Every action of giving creates a ripple effect in one way or another and inspires people to also give. If we all conducted a give every day the world would be a better place to live.

My personal giving journey has connected me to some extraordinary “Every Day Heroes.” These people are doing remarkable things because they are motivated by their passion to give. Whether they realize it or not, they are inspiring other people through their own personal giving actions….

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