Category Archives: Random Acts of Kindness

Share the Love: 10 Ways to Be Generous Today

On Valentine’s Day two years ago, Sasha Dicter started an accidental movement by setting one simple intention: to say YES to anyone who asked him to give. He called it Generosity Day. His idea was this: Let’s rebrand Valentine’s Day as a … Continue reading

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Paths Are Made By Walking

This is the third post in a summer series I’m calling “What Are You Reading? Wednesdays.” Every Wednesday in August, you’ll find a short review of thought-provoking books, articles and speeches about generosity, money, philanthropy and more. Enjoy! ** “Travelers, … Continue reading

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The Philanthropy of a Smile: Teaching Kids to Be Generous

As a parent, you want to give your kids everything in the world, and at the same time, teach them to be caring, generous beings. So how do you switch their mindset from “Gimme!” to “Let’s Give”? Here’s an inspiring … Continue reading

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A Personal Message from Japan

The following letter appeared in Ode Magazine a week or so ago. It was written by a woman who has lived in Sendai, Japan, for the past 22 years. Her name is Anne Thomas (you can read a bit more … Continue reading

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Changing the World, One Laundry Load at a Time: 8 More Ways to Be Charitable, Everyday

First, I want to say a heartfelt Thank You to the 12,000 of you who read, commented, tweeted, re-posted or reached out to me about 16 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day. I’m truly amazed and humbled by the overwhelming … Continue reading

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