Ways to Make a Difference

The best ways to get involved and take action

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How Does Giving Tuesday Work? We've Got You Covered (2022)

This year, Giving Tuesday falls on November 29, 2022. Whether you’ve been saving your spare change for this moment all year, or you’re new to Giving Tuesday, we’ve compiled a list of ways you can celebrate this annual tradition of altruism. 
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18 Ideas To Celebrate Small Business Saturday (2022)

Get your reusable tote bags ready! Small Business Saturday takes place on the weekend following Thanksgiving in the United States. Here are some pointers for shopping small this season.
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7 Ways To Help the LGBTQ+ Community After Colorado Springs Nightclub Shooting

Your guide on how to help the LGBTQ+ community after the tragic nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs
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How To Be a Good Neighbor: 5 Simple Ideas

Being a good neighbor is exactly what Mister Rogers would want us to do. Here’s how you can start making it a beautiful day in your neighborhood...
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8 (Unique & Meaningful) Ideas To Celebrate Veterans Day (2022)

Veterans Day should not be the only day we celebrate veterans, rather, it should be a jumping-off point for us to continue to fight and advocate for these folks at home — 365 days of the year. 
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22 Ways To Celebrate Native American Heritage Month (2022)

National Native American Heritage Month is a month-long celebration that kicks off on November 1st. We've put together a couple of ideas to help you meaningfully celebrate it...
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102 Best Random Acts of Kindness Ideas

Some of our recommended random acts of kindness will help one person or family — and others will create systemic change that will leave positive ripple effects throughout your neighborhood or community. All will make the world a better place.
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Mental Health

5 Things To Know For OCD Awareness Week (2022)

We’ve often seen OCD portrayed or referenced in entertainment — but unfortunately these limited depictions actually stigmatize those who have OCD. Fortunately, we each have the ability to better understand what OCD is (and isn’t) and learn how to be better allies.
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Mental Health Day

26 Activities To Celebrate World Mental Health Day (2022)

With events, screenings, activities, and more, World Mental Health Day is a catalyst for us to learn more, seek help, offer support, and open our hearts and minds to vulnerable conversations.
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Ugly Animals: Blue Glaucus, Blobfish, and Proboscis Monkey

Photos of the 21 Ugliest Animals 📸 (and How To Protect Them)

It’s important that each of us play a role in protecting animals — but why should cute, fuzzy animals have all the fun? Explore photos of the ugliest animals!
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