Here we are, just a few days before Christmas. And in my home I can tell you that there are already visions of sugarplums dancing. If you still haven't found that perfect gift for someone special, here's an idea. Make a donation to a charitable organization in that person's name.
Here in the Heartland, there are hundreds of organizations that depend on donations from the public. It's their lifeblood and they could use the help more than dad could use another tie. These are groups that help the homeless get back on their feet, groups that put food on the table for those who are hungry, groups that stand up and help those who cannot stand up on their own, or even help themselves. These organizations are making a difference in our community.
If you don't have the financial means to donate money to one of them, then maybe you can donate your time in honor of a friend or loved one. If you didn't find the perfect gift on Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, or Cyber Monday...maybe you were simply looking in the wrong places.
Giving from the heart to help those who need it most is the perfect gift for Christmas.
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