- June 15 -

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/

Categories:

More holidays on this day:

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

You may also like...

Interesting events from Special category.

Global Family Day

Global Family Day, (One Day of Peace and Sharing) is celebrated every January 1 as a global day of peace and sharing. It is a day where individuals and families share food with friends (especially the needy), make personal pledges of nonviolence, and spread a message of peace and sharing by ringing...

Floral Design Day

Floral Design Day was created as a unique way to celebrate Carl Rittner's birthday. He was the founder of The Rittners School of Floral Design in Boston and a pioneer in floral art education. So on this day we celebrate floral design as an art form. Floral design is a proud art form that...

World Wish Day

It’s a celebration more than 30 years in the making: In 1980, a 7-year-old Chris Greicius received his heartfelt wish to be a police officer for a day. That one wish inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish® and launched the wish-granting movement that circles the globe today. World...

Lei Day

Lei Day is a state-wide celebration in all of Hawai'i. The celebration begins in the morning of May first every year and continues throughout the entire day and even continues onto the next day. Lei day was established as a holiday in the year of 1929 and continues to this day. Each Hawaiian island...

Corsa Dei Ceri - Race of the Candles

Corsa Dei Ceri, or the Race of the Candles, is one of the most popular festivals worldwide as well as one of the most exciting. The ancient festivity is held each year in Gubbio, Italy beginning on May 3rd and culminating on May 15th. The history of this Italian festival in honour of St Ubaldo...

All or Nothing Day

Have you ever heard that expression, 'Today is the first day of the rest of your life?' This is the day to give something your all or don't even bother. All or Nothing Day is a time to take risks and live on the edge. People use this day to throw caution to the wind and go for it.

Download KeepIn Calendar

Enjoy the interesting stories even on your phone or tablet