Category Archives: Kind Acts & Volunteering

Buy a Homeless Man a Snapple

#37 Spending the day in New York with some friends. It had been much too long since I crossed an item off my “Kind Acts & Volunteering” bucket list. This Monday, I went into New York City to meet up … Continue reading

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Kind Acts Bucket List

A big thank you to Jessica, who runs the incredible blog Turquoise Compass, for giving me the opportunity to share my guest post on her blog. Below is the guest post that was originally published on Turquoise Compass: Guest Post … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Movement Gains Traction

Hi all! A little less than a year ago, I interviewed Emily Dayton, who began a suicide prevention movement with her parents known as You Can NOT Be Replaced. At the time of the interview, they had over 14,000 wristbands … Continue reading

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Education Through Volunteer Travel

Hi all! I’d like to introduce Cathryn Campell, who discovered the importance of education for people worldwide after volunteering in Uganda. Her story offers a great example of the benefits that come with volunteer travel. Read more of Cathryn’s guest … Continue reading

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Open the Phone Book, Pick a Name, and Send Someone Anonymous Gifts

#47 Sometimes we all have a rough night, morning, month, etc — even Barbie. About two months ago, I anonymously mailed letters of encouragement to three randomly selected strangers and wrote down 15 of my favorite inspirational quotes in the … Continue reading

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Bucket List Blog

Hi all! Apologies again for being a phantom for a few weeks, but I officially graduated this weekend, so now it will be easier to keep up with Project Light to Life and to stay in touch with my lovely … Continue reading

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Anonymously Mail Letters of Encouragement to Strangers

#29 From the moment I put this item on my “Kind Acts & Volunteering” list, I could not wait to cross this one off the list, especially after imagining how excited I would be if I got an anonymous letter … Continue reading

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