By Cindy Liu and Kyle Dedecker
The holiday season is a special time for many people. It is a time to connect with our friends and families and care for yourself inside and out, as well as others around you! It is also the time to give. By giving back to those who need it most—even in the smallest way—can bring happiness to those who might need a little extra love and support. The smallest gesture can make a huge difference! Below we list the many ways you can give back this holiday season, and you can even bring your friends and families along as well!
One way you can give back this holiday season is by donating goods to those in need. You can even start a donation drive in your community! You can donate…
- used or new toys at a toy drive;
- non-perishable food items at a food drive;
- used or new clothing to shelters around your community;
- and much, much more!
SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER
During the holidays, there are many opportunities to send letters, cards, and notes to loved ones or anyone in your community. Whether it’s sending holiday cards to senior centres, children’s’ hospitals, or homeless shelters, or even something as simple as wishing someone a great day, spreading happiness and hope is a great way to give back this holiday season.
LEND A HELPING HAND
Whether it is helping your neighbours shovel their driveways, or organizing a community event during the holidays, giving back and helping around your community during the holidays can be a positive and rewarding experience for everyone involved. Take the opportunity to help someone in need in your community—a great way to spread holiday cheer!
Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community during the holiday season. There are many places that you can volunteer at such as food drives, homeless shelters, women’s shelters, and many more during the holiday season. There are many volunteer opportunities at Moorelands Kids during the holidays as well!
HOW MOORELANDS KIDS IS GIVING BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
Moorelands Kids aims to help Toronto families who require extra assistance during the holiday season through our Christmas Sharing program. Learn more about the program and how you can sign up to help give back during the holidays.