Loving the World and Making it Better
I had always wanted to be a philanthropist, but for so long I thought I had to be super-wealthy to become one. Until one day, a friend insisted that just because I can’t write fat checks, I am indeed a philanthropist based on all of the ways I am making a difference in people’s lives. So I recalled my efforts to promote human welfare and concluded my friend was right.
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In my lifetime, I’ve been privileged to collect medical supplies for refugee clinics, recruit sponsors of native missionaries and sponsors for a children’s program, manage a music ministry, produce outreach events, give administrative assistance to a crisis pregnancy center, collect diapers for disadvantaged parents, help build a home for an underprivileged family, serve meals at homeless shelters, collect blankets for shelters, collect and deliver gifts for children of inmates, fund-raise for the drilling of wells in remote villages and for a therapeutic home for survivors of sex trafficking, run marathons for worthy causes, organize various other service projects… This list goes on.
Although I am not without my own struggles, I have made it my mission to further the advancement of the less fortunate. Will you join me? Let’s help make life better for others.