Giving Tuesday – Random Charitable Donations and Acts of Kindness

In case you’re not aware, today is “Giving Tuesday“. According to the organisation’s website:

#GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations.

The Giving Tuesday campaign is the brainchild of the deputy executive director of the Jewish community center 92nd Street Y, Henry Timms, and Kathy Calvin, CEO of the United Nations Foundation. … [Read more]

Favourite Causes

I’m posting this for a change of pace (not that I ever said this blog would be ‘all politics, all the time’).  These days it’s easy to find something to gripe and/or get angry about so I really enjoy it when little things make me smile.  In my humble opinion, it’s important to take time away from the bickering and all the petty crap that can arise on any given day (Congress, are you listening?!?[Read more]