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I guarantee you that this will be the shortest column of mine you will ever read.
As the holidays rapidly approach, most of us personally know someone who is hurting financially or emotionally. Their pain is frequently and unfortunately drowned out by the consumerism of the shopping season.
That is why for this holiday season, I am asking my readership and all who read this column to commit at least one act of solidarity or kindness for those who need it.
It could include opening up your wallet to a charitable organization or a friend in need, or donating your time to assist at a local shelter. Find someone who needs your unused blankets, sleeping bags and winter clothes or invite those who are alone during the holidays into your home to join you in celebration.
Muslim restaurant will not let anyone eat alone on Christmas Day. 3 course meal for homeless & elderly, free of charge. pic.twitter.com/17Vj3ino4b
— Rana (@ranaaa_d) December 4, 2016
This year, all of us are going to need to do a lot more than share stories about charity on our social media accounts.
It will require all of us to open up our hearts and go out into our respective communities and try and bring a little bit of light into those who have been encased in a world of darkness and despair.
Always remember, love and charity are the principles this holiday were founded upon. They should not be lost or tossed aside carelessly.
END NOTES: Please feel free to share your act of solidarity/kindness this holiday season in the comment section below.
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