X is for eXtra Special Giving This Holiday Season

X is for eXtra Special Giving This Holiday Season

Don’t forget to celebrate the true spirit of the holidays this year. As you rush from store to store and browse for the perfect gift for everyone on your list, it can be easy to get swept up in the materialism of the holiday season. This season take some time to spread good cheer to those that are less fortunate than you. The end of the year is a wonderful time to give back to your community and help those in need. It will also help you and your family create a deeper more meaningful connection to what giving truly means. Whether it is the gift of time, goods, or money any of these would greatly benefit those who need it most.

Tis the season for giving…

It is easy to get wrapped up in material gift giving, but oftentimes it can be the little acts of kindness that mean the most. This season incorporate a new tradition for you and your family one that may live on for generations to come. Find a giving opportunity that is meaningful to you and your family, and spread some joy. Teaching your children to give back this holiday season can be the best gift you and they can give. Let them decide on the charity so they feel connected and involved in the process. This can become a holiday tradition that instills the value of caring for others, creates strong family ties. And, it is a way to have fun as a family.

Whatever you do decide to do this year, remember that a little bit of kindness can go a long way in making someone’s holiday a little brighter. There are so many options for giving back. You can volunteer at a soup kitchen or at a children’s hospital, adopt a child or family, or even simply donate your old coats and toys. It could be your best gift of the season, for you and for someone else. Giving to your community is the gift that keeps on giving. So remember while you are struggling with long lines and expensive gifts, such as toys, electronics, and other unnecessary goods, remember to choose that eXtra giving that won’t be forgotten as soon as the next iPhone edition.


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