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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...

August 7, 2018

Last Saturday I met one of my closest friends and her family for brunch. As is want to happen in New York, the subways were delayed and it would have taken me quite a long time to get there, so I opted to call a Lyft.

As soon as I got in the car my driver started a conv...

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 10, 2017

The world is full of opinions and let’s face it, we each think that ours is the only one that counts. It’s an entirely human response to question/judge the world around you. The only problem with that is that it’s limited thinking. All you have in fact is your opinion....

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