Tag Archives: giving

December 1, 2015

As if the Los Angeles Fire Department don’t do enough to serve their community by saving our homes from fire (ours on October 5, 2012), by putting out the wildfires that plague our arid landscape, and no doubt rescuing an occasional cat up a tree…now that the Holidays are here, they are organizing a toy drive for needy children.

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July 24, 2015

Today was the preview of the book fair at our local Silver Lake Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. Because I have serious trouble resisting kids’ books that cost just a quarter, I rushed over there and spent 20 minutes sifting through the many volumes and came away with five kids’ titles for my son Theo and his cousin Kaia and one for me. I simply couldn’t resist buying Bill Clinton’s book Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World. In it he discusses the many different ways people can give, either, money, time, things or skills, and spotlights certain individuals from Bill and Melinda Gates to a six-year old California girl who have been driven at some point in their lives to give. I am eager to dive into this book for new ideas and inspiration.

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