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September 25, 2018

I am a huge proponent for consistent Blood Donation. It’s something that I feel strongly about and I share with people every chance that I get. I want to share a little something with you...if you are a blood donor, you are literally helping to save a life and in my ey...

September 18, 2018

Do you currently have a volunteer in your life? Someone who sees that they can make a difference in the world. Someone who gives from their heart on a daily basis. Someone who knows that working together to fight hunger, protect the environment and the like is the only...

September 4, 2018

Do you ever just think about all the ways that your life has made the world a better place? If you haven’t, I recommend that you do so. It’s not a moment based in ego but instead a reminder of the power you have to change the world and the reminder that you are already...

July 17, 2018

The old adage states,“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.”

In as much as this makes sense, it also feels like it’s counterintuitive to the process of Giving Back. The idea of taking care of self first feels selfish and intrinsically egotistica...

July 10, 2018

Let’s be honest, there’s a lot of need in this world. It can be overwhelming to say the least. We see it on a daily basis. It’s on the news, radio and everywhere that you look. The trick is to not let the overwhelming nature of the whole stop you from doing your part t...

November 14, 2017

I lost my younger brother to leukemia when he was 13 years old. The years since his passing have been a rollercoaster of pain, anger, uncertainty and disbelief.

There’s no blueprint for grief. No instructions on how long the pain will last or how to answer questions tha...

October 31, 2017

I like to think that Halloween is the one day out of the year when volunteers can dress up as the Superheroes that they are each and every day.

Stan Lee describes a Superhero as follows, a Superhero is a person who does heroic deeds and has the ability to do them in a w...

October 24, 2017

When people ask me about Giving Back it’s usually because they feel overwhelmed by the idea of where to start. They are also often concerned with whether or not the good that they will do will really make a difference.

I want to tell you right here and now, unequivocall...

October 18, 2017

cra·zy
ˈkrāzē/
informal
adjective
extremely enthusiastic.
synonyms:
passionate about, (very) keen on, enamored of, infatuated with, smitten with, devoted to; 


Hi, my name is Gail Anderson and I have the crazy idea that I can change the world through service. I happen t...

October 3, 2017



As I was pondering what to blog about this week, the horrors of the world kept knocking at my door. The hurricanes that have left countless men, women and children in peril, the political response that leaves us each feeling less connected than the moment before and...

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