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Giving Back in 2024

Giving Back in 2024

Transforming New Year's Resolutions into Meaningful Service

As we embrace the new year, many of us have committed to resolutions aimed at self-improvement and personal growth. But what if we could extend these resolutions to help others as well? Here are ten impactful ways you can turn your resolutions into acts of service:

Volunteer Regularly: Identify a local charity or community organization that resonates with your interests. Commit to a regular volunteering schedule, whether it's once a week or once a month. Consistent involvement can make a significant difference. Interested in volunteering with Operation Warm? Apply to be a community impact volunteer, or reach out to our partnership team to get your whole company involved in an employee volunteer event.

Donate Unused Items: While decluttering your space, consider donating items you no longer need. Books, toys, and even furniture can be invaluable to someone in need.

Participate in Fundraisers: Look out for charity runs, bake sales, or other fundraising events in your community. Participating in these events can help raise much-needed funds for various causes. Interested in going one step further and starting your own fundraiser? Check out our community partnerships opportunities.

Educate and Advocate: Use your voice to raise awareness about issues close to your heart. Educate others through social media, blogs, or community discussions. Advocacy is a powerful tool for change.

Mentor or Tutor: If you have expertise in a particular area, consider mentoring or tutoring those who could benefit from your knowledge. This could range from academic subjects to life skills.

Environment-Focused Actions: Make your resolution eco-friendly. Participate in local clean-up drives, plant trees, or advocate for sustainable practices in your community.

Support Local Businesses: Whenever possible, buy from local businesses. This supports the local economy and helps sustain small businesses in your community.

Offer Pro Bono Services: If you're a professional in areas like legal, medical, or marketing, consider offering your services for free to those who can't afford them.

Host Awareness Events: Organize or host events that focus on specific causes. This could be a workshop, a talk, or a casual meet-up aimed at spreading awareness and gathering support.

Be Kind and Compassionate: Sometimes, the simplest way to give back is to be kind and compassionate in your everyday interactions. Small acts of kindness can have a ripple effect, promoting a more caring community.

Incorporating these acts of service into your resolutions not only benefits others but also enriches your own life. It's a fulfilling way to connect with your community and make a tangible difference. Remember, every small action counts. Let's make 2024 a year of giving, growth, and community. Together, we can make a significant impact.

Our Impact

  • Years of Service

    25

  • Total Children Served

    5,000,000+

  • Communities Served

    4,086

  • 2022-2023 Volunteer Hours

    125,000+

  • FedEx
  • Nordstrom
  • Thomas
  • IGS Energy
  • Exelon
  • Money Mart
  • Elks National Foundation, Inc.
  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • Pat's Coats for Kids
  • Morgan Stanley
  • WW Smith
  • Lazard
  • Wells Fargo
  • Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation
  • Benjamin Moore
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
  • Delilah Home
  • Rotary Districts
  • Mountain America
    Mountain America
  • The Chicago Community Trust and Affiliates
  • TJX
  • bpx energy
  • Delta
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Gerber
  • IAFF Local 2068 Fairfax County
  • PNC
  • EQT
  • AccuWeather
  • Operation North Pole
  • Rock 99.9 KISW
  • Scott Spino Foundation
  • Heinz
  • Marathon Petroleum
    Marathon Petroleum
  • Gynada
    Gynada
  • Accenture
    Accenture
  • Subaru
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