Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Spotlight on Anonymous Giving

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December 13, 2016

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Spotlight on Anonymous Giving

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.

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Spotlight on Anonymous Giving

Imagine yourself alone. Around you swirl happy people, smiling, shopping, planning festivities. You feel adrift, apart, cut off from your community. But then you discover a gift waiting for you. Something thoughtful or needed. But the giver is anonymous. Who reached out to you with this thoughtful gesture? Or imagine yourself late for work, harried, but you just have to drive through for a coffee to kick-start your day. The line inches along, but when you finally get up to the window you discover someone, a stranger, paid for your coffee. In both of these scenarios, your perspective is transformed. You look at the people around you with new eyes. Your gaze softens: somewhere in that mix is someone who made your day. Now, imagine that you have the power to make that difference for someone else. Today's Spotlight on Anonymous Giving dives into the Daily Good archives to share stories of the transformational power of the anonymous gift. { read more }

Be The Change

Look around. Who might benefit from an unexpected gift or kindness? Find a way to leave that person an anonymous gift.


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