- December 5, 2007 at 6:53 pm #254573
Every year at Christmas, I donate to a children’s charity, usually
something like the local Santa fund. This year I was feeling
particularly disheartened, because I have so little extra cash and
didn’t think I could make a donation. Today I discovered First Book
(http://www.firstbook.org), an organization that distributes new books to
needy children. I found out that every $2.50 you donate buys one new
book. And, for the month of December, the publisher Simon & Schuster
is donating an extra book for every $1 donation that is made. So,
with my simple $10 donation, 14 kids will receive a new book!
I was excited to pass this along, because I know many of the people
in this group are on strict budgets, but also want to support worthy
causes. This seemed to be a way to impact many children with a very
Other than the gift of your time to a charity, I would be interested
to hear stories from other people about how they have practiced
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