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CHARITY QUOTATIONS
20180419 thursday quote
“Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Wednesday
“While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.”

Chinua Achebe

Friday
“Service is a smile. It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake, a friendly wink, and a warm hug. It's these simple acts that matter most, because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition.”

Richelle E. Goodrich

20170420 friday quote
“Work and live to serve others, leave the world a little better than you found it.”

David Sarnoff

20180417 tuesday quote
“Charity is the root of all good works.”

Saint Augustine

20180416 monday quote
“In necessary things, unity; in disputed things, liberty; in all things, charity.”

Richard Baxter

20180418 wednesday quote
“Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.”

Mother Teresa

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'charity'.
CHARITY
Bluealph
Axana Soltan Axana is an inspiration. At only fifteen in United States, Axana became the CEO and Founder of Enhancing Children’s Lives Organization, a foundation dedicated to providing access to education, advocacy, medical care and meal nourishment to low-income children in Virginia and around the world. Axana’s steadfast...
SUBMITTED BY KIRSTEN
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CHARITY
Giving Help to People In Need I once went to a food bank with my team last year and we packaged 300 to 400 boxes of food. My community cause is for kids or parents who don't have money to get their kids food but they go to work and work so hard to try to make a living for their children so that they have a good life to live. After knowing...
SUBMITTED BY MOLLIE
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CHARITY
Designer’s Call for Cancer Screening Resonates With 111 Recording Artists When Kevin Thorne decided to tell others how early screening had helped him to escape death from prostate cancer, he didn’t realize that his message would resonate so strongly with 111 Canadian and international recording artists. The graphic designer and musician learned first hand of the importance of early...
SUBMITTED BY KEVIN THORNE
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Anonymous APRIL 5, 2015
There is so much god one person can do. I figured, if I woke up this morning, there must be a live to improve - even if it is only my own. I had a stroke and was laid off from my work- now I run Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry Disaster Services that gave $665,000 of product to struggling families in Arizona!

dan from st. louis JULY 27, 2014
It seems the 20th and 21st century has highlighted the need for forgiveness. It is a necessary component in moving on without deepening the wounds that were inflicted.

chesnee from alto,texas JANUARY 10, 2014
i love to do charity

priyanshi from bangkok SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
i also did charity

briteleaf from Portland, OR OCTOBER 10, 2012
Greed is the plague of the 21st century. Giving and sharing with others expands who we are. Having more is never having enough. Share what you have and give. Giving expands us. Having are the chains binding us from merging with our true selves.

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