I remember at the end of March, hearing about how quickly the coronavirus (COVID-19) was spreading throughout Europe, especially in Italy- how a lockdown was the only way they could manage the dire circumstances their country was facing due to a late response to the infection rate of their citizens. […]
While a majority of us are safe at home, we may be asking ourselves, “how can I help?” Now, more than ever, we are witnessing the global community connect, seeing examples of the simple yet meaningful acts of kindness performed for both strangers and close friends and family alike. Our […]
Healthy relationships make such a difference in our lives. The interactions we have and the ways we help each other can carry such influence on our daily life. When we stop and think about it, we even form relationships unknowingly. Which relationships can we foster and put more care and appreciation into?
Ever get caught up in your own thoughts that you overlook what’s right in front of you? It happens to us all. But even in the busiest, most chaotic moments, here’s five ways you can help brighten someone else’s day- to press pause on attending your own heart, for the sake of helping another’s.
When you hear the term “act of kindness” what do you picture? Until recently, when I heard or read the term “act of kindness”, I pictured smiling faces, food banks, clothing drives and large groups of people gathered for a specific cause. But recently, that image was replaced by, of […]
Police officers never ask for a thank you, but for all they do in our communities, it’s the least we can do. Here are three reasons to thank your police officers.
A bone marrow drive in the Asian American community leads to a match between an INC GIving volunteer and a stranger miles away.
With freezing cold temperatures across North America, 2019’s winter season has been brutal, but every winter is tough in British Columbia. “….People call and say we have no gloves, we have no toques (beanies), we have nothing, we’re freezing. The cold spells that have just happened, have us out for […]
All Eleanor wanted on her last day of proton radiation therapy was to wear a panda outfit and she wanted her proton therapist, Kenneth Manalo, to join her. “She’s so brave. She had to be under anesthesia every day for her treatment and when she would […]
An INC Giving Volunteer Shares Her Experience in Vanuatu I remember watching the weather forecast for Port Vila, the harborside capital and main hub of the small South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, and constantly being reminded to prepare for wet weather conditions, as it was forecasted to rain. But, from […]