Give with Tom’s One for One® program

Day 352 of #LiveWell2017 Yesterday I wrote about a buy a pair-give a pair campaign for giving eye glasses to those in need. This type of business model was first made famous by Tom's Shoes. For every pair of Tom's shoes you bought, they donated a pair to a person in need. Today, Tom's has … Continue reading Give with Tom’s One for One® program

Give a pair

Day 351 of #liveWell2017 A year ago I needed new eye glasses, and I purchased my new frames from Warby Parker. One of the reasons I chose Warby Parker over other companies (besides their decent prices) was because for every pair of glasses they sell, they donate another pair to a person in need. Through … Continue reading Give a pair

How one man used Amazon Prime Now to help people experiencing homelessness when they needed it most

Bonus post for Day 349 of #LiveWell2017 Guys - you've got to see this! It came across my Good News Network  feed this morning and fits right in with our theme of giving this month. When I lived in Portland, OR, the homeless population nearly doubled in three years. Seeing these folks camped out on the streets … Continue reading How one man used Amazon Prime Now to help people experiencing homelessness when they needed it most

Give books to kids who need them

Day 336 of #LiveWell2017 Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash One of the greatest gifts we can give to any child is a love for reading. For those who grow up in a typical middle-class U. S. home, books and other reading materials are abundant (on average, 13 books per child). For children in poverty the average is … Continue reading Give books to kids who need them

Good News Monday

Day 219 of #LiveWell2017 Photo by Alex Pasarelu on Unsplash O.M.Goodness! This story may have gone viral by now. I don't know. But, when I saw it, I knew I had to share it with you. Mother A was on a plane alone (without her kids, for a change) when her plane was delayed on the tarmac. During … Continue reading Good News Monday

Be your truest self

Day 218 of LiveWell2017 The other day, I got to thinking about introverts and extroverts and the expectations we impose on each other based on our own ways of being and thinking. So often we expect other people in our circles and in our families to do the things we do, to have the same … Continue reading Be your truest self