Today, we make an online contribution to The Daily Bread Food Bank. The kids suggest that everyone look around for food banks in their communites and support their efforts today!
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Today is another Giving Day. Via PlanCanada, we’re donating a Beehive & Beekeeping Kit, and lessons in how to care for and maintain the hive to a family in the developing world. This not only helps a family in need, it contributes to rebuilding the declining bee population. And, as we all know, bees are a vital part of our food chain. You can read […]
December 19, 2011 23rd Day of Advent 6 Days til Christmas Dear Kids, Last Night, Mama & Papa logged on to Plan Canada (http://www.plancanada.ca). After looking over all of their Gifts of Hope, we purchased a Library in a Box for Haiti in your honour (pictured above). Today, we’ll check out the site together and browse all of the […]
December 12th, 2011 16th Day of Advent 13 Days ’til Christmas In honour of your Great Grand Aunt Rose and all of those dear to us who have passed away, have a tree planted near the place where you live now, in your own province. Give to Trees Ontario http://www.treesontario.ca via Canada Helps http://www.canadahelps.org
December 5, 2011 9th Day of Advent 20 Days ’til Christmas Another Monday? Another Giving Day! Today, the Giving’s at School. Add these Gift-Cards to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society Baskets Organized by your Classroom. Each year, our elementary school works with the St. Vincent de Paul Society to fill Christmas baskets for families in […]
One of my favourite childhood Christmas traditions was my mother’s Advent Chain. On the first day of Advent, a simple chain of interconnected red and green construction paper loops would appear in the kitchen doorway. Each day, my brother and I would tear a loop off of the bottom of the chain to reveal a new family activity. Among our […]