I love the idea of #GivingTuesday. Following the consumerism of Black Friday into the weekend and Cyber Monday (the online equivalent to Black Friday), #GivingTuesday is exactly that - giving Tuesday. A day to give rather than receive. Starting in the United States in 2012, it encourages people to give their time and money to… Continue reading Giving beyond #GivingTuesday
HELP! It’s an emergency! Go Team Oxfam!
Travelling three hours across the country to visit a cold warehouse. Early start on my day off from work. Not sure this would sell on a 'Places to See in Britain' website. What if I re-phrased it? "Come and experience the life-saving work of Oxfam by taking an informative, educational and fascinating tour of the… Continue reading HELP! It’s an emergency! Go Team Oxfam!
The Mystery Giver
Hoping that this was not an accident, someone left an excess of over £2000 along with other items for donation outside a charity shop before it opened. A surprise donation is left outside of a charity shop... but who is responsible? Who is the Mystery Giver? http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Hundreds-cash-left-outside-Exeter-charity-shop/story-24513219-detail/story.html 3 Things About This Story The police are… Continue reading The Mystery Giver
Real People, Real Giving
Oxfam Collection for the Ebola Appeal On Thursday 30th October, Oxfam took to the Guildhall Shopping Centre in Exeter to raise money for the Ebola Crisis. It was an emergency appeal and the Disasters Emergency Committee launched their response to the Ebola Crisis on the same day as our collection, broadcasting on major media outlets… Continue reading Real People, Real Giving
The Good Samaritan – What Would Jesus Tweet?
Twitter I am spending increasing amounts of time on Twitter. It takes up a lot of my time, scanning through headlines, stories, blogs, news amongst other things. There is a new tweet nearly every second on my 'twitter reel' and I constantly find myself updating it. Generally, I use it to tell people about Jesus… Continue reading The Good Samaritan – What Would Jesus Tweet?
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