June 29, 2016
Donating money is a great way to build giving into your portfolio, impacting the lives of others, but not everyone can afford to do this, especially at particular stages in life. Luckily, being generous comes in many forms, which is why United Way offers a variety of programs and ways for people like you to get involved. You are sure to find something that piques your interest, depending on what you as an individual have to offer.
If we define "generosity" as "freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character," then a lot of doors suddenly open up as to how we can express it. There are many things you can donate or provide other than money. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
All of these forms of generosity can be combined with one another, so you can actually show your generous side in multiple ways at once. It gives you a good feeling to know that you have something to bring to the table to advance the common good!