It's the little things that make a HUGE difference.
Each week buy 10 extra items at the grocery. Once you have 50 items drop off at your local food bank.
You'll need bread, peanut butter, jelly and 50 sandwich baggies. A great family project.
Great project for the kids! Decorate brown paper bags and fill each with a sandwich, chips and fruit for a food bank or shelter.
Let folks know that you are trying to donate 50 non-perishable items to your local food bank.
Share those great recipes with your friends and neighbors. Ask your friends to each make a few. 10 families could each make 5 or 25 families each make 2. Deliver to a soup kitchen.
We asked a soup kitchen "What item do you need more than any other?" HOT SAUCE! They can't keep it in stock. The visitors want FLAVOR.
Have a shoe drive. Kids out grow shoes so fast!
Women need the essentials - bras and sanitary pads. Many shelters would be thrilled with your donations. Or send to "I Support the Girls".
We handed out coats, hats and gloves to the homeless in Washington D.C.
SOCKS are the MOST needed, but LEAST donated item at Shelters.
Ask friends and neighbors to clean out their closets. Let them know that you are collecting business clothes.
Have a Purse Drive! Women trying to get back out in the workforce could really use one.
I LOVE SOCCER! So, I donated 50 balls to Provide Inc. Their heroes help those in need around the world. The balls are stuffed into suitcases and delivered to children around the world. A majority of them were delivered to children in three schools in Nepal and India.
Look at this little girl's SMILE!! Her home in Guatemala had recently been destroyed by a Volcano. The family lost everything, including their father who abandoned them after the disaster. When the Provide Inc. heroes arrived to rebuild her home, they gave her a soccer ball.
Mary & Mary Claire, 8th graders who never met, collected 300 new stuffed animals for Mo. Co. Family Justice Center who gives stuffed animal to every child.
Why have it sit in our garage?
We donated lots of baseball gear to teams less fortunate than us.
Grab old t-shirts and braid them.
Dogs LOVE them.
They covered them with stickers and drew on them with markers. Happy Halloween!
Each child has a mailbox at
Children's Inn at NIH
We surprised them with FUN!
The Greater DC Diaper Bank
provides baby supplies for low income families.
Volunteer there is so FUN!
"We have enough negative people in this world, it's time to swing the pendulum the right way."
Schools are always looking for book donations.
We've donated LOTS
to ANIMAL and HUMAN Shelters
Did you know that children in the NICU typically show improvement when they are read to?
First Tee of the Triangle,
because every child deserves an opportunity to play.
Domestic violence shelter in D.C.
I want to EMPOWER women.
I was happy to find the dog, so I gave my reward $ to a Dog Shelter
My sign helped me collect $ for a
No Kill Animal Shelter
The Tree House Child Advocacy Center
These tactile necklaces help when stressed.
My elementary school class donated these while they learned about animal habitats.
My girlfriend and I made dental hygiene kits for the Gude Drive Women's Shelter.
Birthday Cakes 4 Free BC4F.org delivers your homemade birthday cakes to less fortunate children
local assisted living facility
Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas
We wanted to say THANK YOU for taking such good care of my brother while he was receiving treatment for cancer.
For low income Kindergarten students in Mo. Co. They are each named Percy to teach the children to be Persistent.
This shelter needed everything from laundry tabs, paint sets, pillows and pull- ups.
We helped a friend who was undergoing treatment for Leukemia. The community sent cards, jokes & prayers to share with the family.
It really cheered them up!
When Cherie of Oahu, Hawaii, heard about this movement she immediately jumped on board!
Kids in the Washington DC area want to have a FUN SUMMER! KINDWORKS.org
Head covers and socks
for chemo care kits
for our local hospital
50 little packets that included encouraging words for a memorial luncheon in honor of a young woman who was a victim of sex trafficking and murder.
Supplies for a
So many kids come thru her door.
all the things needed to celebrate
Clicking on TheBreastCancerSite.com provided free mammograms to women in need
12 year old's birthday gifts -
items local Shelter
Synchrony Farm offers lessons for children with special needs. I was able to raise over $800!!
For $15.00 YOU can HELP woman in 3rd world countries for an ENTIRE YEAR!
While young Derek was in the hospital, he wished for a warm, comfy blanket
These little hearts with notes are scattered around communities to help end suicide and bullying.
Donate gently used school supplies to the Mo Co. Public Schools
I have a large t-shirt collection and I love Ocean City. So, I decided to combine my two loves.
Our 5th grade students
made inspirational place mats for Meals on Wheels recipients in the Wheaton area.
I donated 50 VERY SPECIAL dolls
My dad's Embassy Row customers
brought from their native countries
I encouraged people to sign up to be organ donors or donate their entire body to science
My son's friend unexpectedly lost her parent. It was too late for financial aid. We raised $1,660 for her Freshman year of college.
We had a lemonade stand.
We raised over $62.00 for
Safe Kids Montgomery County.
When transitioning into county owned home, everyone wants things to stay clean.
I gave 50 plus minutes of time to help KindWorks set up an apartment for a family of 5. It was not only heartwarming, but it was creative and FUN! I felt like I was on a decorating game show. All of the household items including couches, beds, art, toiletries and food were all donated.
So many places need laundry soap Shelter Residents and
Ronald McDonald House Residents
Operation Gratitude - families wrote letters of THANKS
I make beautiful pottery, but wanted to donate some to Shelter Residents who are moving into their 1st HOME
An estimated 5,000 students across Charlotte Meckenburg schools are considered homeless. A Child's Place helps these children receive supplies and uniforms
This family had EVERYTHING stolen while on vacation. Her children need these devices to help with their disabilities. This helped them renew their faith in humanity.
I Volunteer Career Coach helping people with their resumes, job search & interview skills.
Just like any kid, these kids really wanted to make SLIME, so we donated tubs of glue.
Exhausted parents need snacks when they are running back and forth to the hospital.