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I Like Helping People Less Fortunate

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    I have SEVERE arthritis right

    now BC of the weather, anyone else?
    Beebee1979 Beebee1979 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    "Improve English Vocabulary TIME.

    .. Heals everything... (That's what people say..)... A thing we all know is that we'll be OK... tomorrow, if not today... It won’t matter tomorrow how bad my hairstyle was today... It won’t matter a month from now that I ruined my class test... It won’t matter a year later...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 25, 2014

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    I like to help others.

    I do it willingly and without expecting anything in the end EXCEPT a thank you. I feel like I am blessed and I always want to return the blessing. Nothing upsets me more than giving a gift or doing something nice and not receiving any acknowledgement. It shows a complete...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 8 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    When I see a homeless person I always give them

    money and many people might say "why do you give them money if they're just going to use it for drugs or alcohol" but I say what if they don't? What if they genuinely need it for food? I try to help people anytime I have money myself because if I was in their position, and I...
    Dunebug94 Dunebug94 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I make sure I clean out my house (I mean really

    clean out) once a month and donate to families that are less fortunate. It not only helps a family in need, but it really helps make me appreciate what I have. Charity work is a great way for people to build relationships with other's of different walks of life. It helps you...
    kristin8227 kristin8227 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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    Always lend your helping hand to people

    who are in need ! An inspirational Story : Let this flame always glow :) A man was driving his car, when he saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road. He saw that she needed help. So he stopped his Pontiac near her Mercedes and got out. He smiled, while he was...
    sharat88 sharat88 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Put Yourself In Their Shoes

    If you are crying don't you want someone to wipe your tears? If you can't find food to eat don't you want someone to feed you? If you are cold don't you want someone to warm you? So why so selfish? Why don't we be that someone? We are all brothers and sisters in humanity...
    LeoMes01 LeoMes01 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    umm on thanks giving I saw a lot of people on

    the street and I didn't like to see the sad faces so I asked my mom if we could invent them to our house to eat there for thanks giving and they came over and now they don't live in the streets anymore my dad and mom bought them apartments :):).
    amycoolhappy1 amycoolhappy1 13-15, F Dec 2, 2014

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    From My Parents and Grandparents

    I have always like helping people less fortunate.  I don't have much to give but I always try and give something.  I remember being in a McDonald's with my grandparents and a little boy standing outside looking in the window.  He was dirty and only had a pair of...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    I like how the police,

    train staff and the construction workers are overlooking the presence of homeless people. This is Tokyo area. Shibuya staton is letting homeless people to sleep in some of their areas during the night and the morning. That definitely is helping them avoid rains and cold air in...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I had went to a homeless shelter

    and I helped my grandma cook for the people that were there I felt so happy helping people who are less fortunate than I was and helping them made me feel a lot better. it was really sad when I seen a family with a child that was homeless I felt bad for that kid and the family...
    kaydoe16 kaydoe16 16-17, F Dec 1, 2014

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    Helping others brings

    so much joy to your life. It helps me to keep on going I don't feel like I'm just living a meaningless life. Sometimes even the smallest gesture of kindness could mean the world to someone!!
    Est1982LE Est1982LE 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I Started Www.socialstorehouse.com

    It's Working! Thanks to all of you, Social Storehouse is providing donated items to those who need them most. Where we need your help today is 1) pass along the website to your friends asking them to "LIKE" the Facebook page and upload one or more item(s) to the store, 2) notify...
    SocialStorehouse SocialStorehouse 46-50 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    Because God is Love, The Only Way To Know Him

    Comes Through Having Christ's Commanded Love http://timesofroubles.webs.com/whereisloveinbelievers.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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    every year around Christmas ,

    I pack up a mess of mince pies, sandwiches, dog biscuits and other treats and I hit the streets of Norwich, (I live outside London but family live near there) and I approuch various big issue sellers and people with dogs just chilling at the street side, and I simply offer them...
    GWSandwich GWSandwich 18-21, M Oct 30, 2014

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    This morning I went running at one of my cities

    local parks and a group of people were setting something up at a table and as I was running by they stopped me and asked if I wanted to help out children that are starving to death and I said yes and they have me a plastic water bottle since I was sweating and I signed their...
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I don't like jobs. Every job I've had

    that payed well I would usually quit after a few weeks but I've been volunteering for an elder woman in her store for a few months and don't believe I'd be leaving anytime soon
    Puck4Eva Puck4Eva 16-17, F Dec 8, 2014

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    A way to give a helping hand is to go to your

    local electric or gas company and pay a needy family's bill anonymously....not just at Christmas, but periodically throughout the year! Spread the love....
    EYESONLYFORU EYESONLYFORU 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Every year when it gets close to christmas,

    my family and I take money from our foundation that helps families of kids with cancer and we buy christmas presents for two families who can't afford them and are struggling financially.
    RyleeFTM RyleeFTM 13-15, M Dec 13, 2014

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    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    Money is everything,

    and I hate that, but I want to do what I can to make this world less ugly. I want to be a doctor one day, because of the money. There would be enough for me, and I can have a massive charity budget. I can also volunteer my services every weekend, and that'll be one of the best...
    benson5132 benson5132 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Since 2001 I have been supporting a lady

    and her son who live in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal. I met them that year, the boy was only 2 and had a learning problem due to an accident. I send money each year and have also sent a lot of my children's clothes, books, shoes and other new items I have bought. These have...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    I can't help it I give a dollar yo people on

    the street. I volunteer twice a month at a shelter for battered women and children. I don't know their situation I just know I feel good thinking I am maybe helping someone less fortunate than I am. maybe that guy on the corner didn't need my dollar for food but I didn't...
    lmsforu lmsforu 18-21, F Oct 23, 2014

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    I am seeking to donate my time

    and effort to a worthy cause and need some suggestions on how to find the kind of organization that will fit my search. this is going to sound a little selfish but I want to get something out of my donation. I don't want to donate to a faceless charity that spreads my...
    PaulRosner PaulRosner 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    blahblahblah1992 blahblahblah1992 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    My husband and I have one two year old son,

    another son on the way, and we also sponsor 3 wonderful children. One of which is a beautiful, spunky little girl from Legazpi, Philippines named Aliyah. She is three years old and has just melted our hearts with her sweetness and love.This past year has been rough for little...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    It'S Part Of Who I Am

    For as long as I can remember I have been this way I can never just turn my back on anybody who needs help or advice if I can help I will it is second nature and I don't see it as doing anything special. Everyone of us needs help guidance and support at least once in our life's...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    I once invited a homeless guy in to a

    restaurant with me and bought him lunch on my lunch hour
    conorlincoln7789 conorlincoln7789 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    I gave a hopeless man 3 bucks the other day.

    I mean it is not that great but I feel like he could get a soda or something.
    LovelyGamer LovelyGamer 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    My parents also taught me to help others in

    need. My mom said when her and my dad first met the first thing they talked about was building a shelter for the homeless. I guess their ideas rubbed off on me. If I see a homeless person and I have some extra money I usually try to give.
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Homelessness Hurts Everyone

    I worked at a homeless shelter for a year. I didn't really like the job but it was one of the most rewarding experiences I have had. You see people from every walk of life and realize, "this could happen to me." No, homelessness is not solely a result of laziness. It really...
    blessedmovers blessedmovers 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    I have always wanted to be someone's fairy god

    mother, is that a strange dream?
    amadchic amadchic 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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    It Does Help to Care.

    No It's not your money that helps the most, it's the eye contact, the acknowledgment of they're existence ,  the nonjudgmental tone in your voice as you say "hey we've all been in bad places, I understand.  I wish you luck man!"  as you walk away to go on...
    Vox Vox 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 1, 2007

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    i want to help someone today!

    i know how it is to need a little extra money. i started doing this work at home job i discovered today on a website and so far i love it. it's already working for me! feel free to take a look! good luck to anyone in need and i'm always here if anyone needs help. :) <3 http...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    oh my god just the other day we were on our way

    to Mcdonalds even though we were going to a party and there was a homeless man my mom passed so when we stopped at a red light i hoped out the car and gave him twenty dollars and it almost made me cry because i know how much they are suffering and it just warms your heart when...
    ilovemyhaters ilovemyhaters 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    germsteroids germsteroids 22-25 2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Avoiding Him.

    Me and my family were at a nearby museum downtown. It was a special occasion because my Dad was promoted to the next level in his job. I was very young so at the time I did not know about some people not having homes. I thought everyone had a home and someone to go home to...
    CinnaBunz715 CinnaBunz715 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    Don51 Don51 51-55, M Nov 15, 2014

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    Rather Help Then Do Nothing....

    Everytime when I see a less fortunate people standing by the street asking for food or money. I always give them money or food. If they are selling something on the street like water or gum I usuallly give them extra. Not to pity them but to encourge them to do better. But...
    AtlantisFrost AtlantisFrost 18-21 4 Responses May 25, 2013

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    If someone is outside begging

    for money and I'm getting food, I'll buy something for them. It makes me feel good. Once, I gave a homeless man a slice of a pizza as I was taking ours home. My autistic son was very moved. He kept saying how I did a wonderful thing. I love how sweet my children are to others...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I am utterly in love with helping people. Whether it be a girl on the street who is lost and needs to get home (she was awesome), or a hungry guy looking into a restaurant (he...
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    One thing that truly fills me with happiness and joy... Is helping others be their happiest and best they can be. It's a really amazing feeling and it makes me happy to help...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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