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Many Ways to Say Thanks!

It is time to take a moment to say thanks.

Maybe you could take a month to say thanks, or you could keep saying thanks everyday! Gratitude is a gift to your own soul.
HOW to start?

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There are many ways, since I have a few favorite places to volunteer I will list some ways to “get involved”. Think of it as the BEST kind of heart exercise.

  1. Build volunteer efforts into your life. Try to go every month. Pick a great group and contact them about volunteering. Many groups have volunteer training days and you can learn everything you need to get started. Take a look at Filoli’s program.  Enjoy this short youtube on Filoli the most beautiful garden in the USA.
  2. Find your passion through volunteering! There really is something for everyone! College of San Mateo – KCSM JAZZ 91.1, needs help in digitally rendering a room full of vinyl records, KQED has a pledge drive and loves volunteers, American Legion Post 105 has dinners and partners with the Boy Scouts to feed a large happy group in their hall.
  3. The Red Cross accepts cash during disasters or anytime. That’s easy. Send a check…. Done!
  4. Donate your gently used items (please look at this list of  places to donate ==best and worst).
  5. Get Outside! Get Active! Save the Bay, REI, and many hiking trails groups have service days. What fun!

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