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Worldwide Day of Giving

June 15 celebrates the Worldwide Day of Giving. The idea was birthed in 2009 when Reed Sandridge lost his job at a nonprofit and decided to embark on an altruistic journey to honor his deceased mother. It is a very special day that was started on this date in 2010 as part of the founding year...

Worldwide Day of Giving

June 15 celebrates the Worldwide Day of Giving. The idea was birthed in 2009 when Reed Sandridge lost his job at a nonprofit and decided to embark on an altruistic journey to honor his deceased mother.
It is a very special day that was started on this date in 2010 as part of the founding year of Reed’s Year of Giving.

The idea was simple: Give away $10 to a different person every day and learn a little something about each person along the way.
You can be a part of the Worldwide Day of Giving by doing one of three simple activities:
1. Give a stranger $10
2. Volunteer
3. Donate $10

On the Worldwide Day of Giving, you are encouraged to give $10, or whatever you can afford, to a stranger and then share the experience with the world.
Whether you give a little or a lot, it all adds up to make a big picture difference in the world.

Source:
http://living.msn.com/life-inspired/the-daily-dose-blog-post?post=7aa8da77-9367-42af-9ec8-7d771250d060?icid=blogmsnliv
http://yearofgiving.org/contact/worldwide-day-of-giving/

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Global Wind Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Nature Photography Day
Smile Power Day

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