Spreading holiday cheer

Spreading cheer

As the holidays approach, many people switch into high gear to prepare for the festivities. However, we often forget there are many folks who find the holiday season depressing and may be alone during this time, so keep this in mind as you discuss your plans. As you map out activities over the next few weeks, consider bringing loved ones together to create new traditions by passing on your collective good fortune to others. Here are a few ideas for spreading holiday cheer:

  • Invite a group of friends to help decorate a community center or shelter. It is a great way to share your creativity and spread the joy!
  • Decide how much you can afford to invest in giving. For example, if you can give $100, break the $100 into $10 denominations, and give 10 people a $10 bill or gift card — and a hug. This will be one of the best investments you ever make