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December 14, 2015


by PBUnitedWay
give back live united

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” – Arthur Ashe

My family and I have adapted a holiday tradition. At Thanksgiving, we decide on an amount of money to put aside, then we secretly spend it in a random, kindhearted way. Each of us has until Christmas Eve to complete our task, which we reveal to the rest of the family on Christmas Day. I am more excited to reveal what I’ve done to my family and to hear about what they have done than I am to receive or give personal gifts. This has become one of my favorite traditions of the holiday season.

When you share acts of kindness, you are giving back more than you might think. This holiday season consider starting a new giving tradition. Listed below are wish lists from some of our partner agencies, please consider shopping for them this holiday season.

The Center for Child Counseling

The Center for Child Counseling strives to strengthen and empower children and families through prevention, early intervention, and treatment services that support their social-emotional wellness and growth.

The Arc of Palm Beach County

The Arc of Palm Beach County improves the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities, and their families, through services, education and advocacy.

Achievement Centers for Children & Families

Achievement Centers provides affordable quality care to children whose parents otherwise could not maintain their job or go to school without our help.

It’s Monday – Let’s GIVE BACK!

Please share with us how you made your week count.  No, it doesn’t need to take place on Monday, Monday just gets us excited about what the week has to offer, what we (ourselves) have to offer.

  1. Follow us on: icons
  2. Look for the weekly theme on all of our social media throughout the day on Mondays
  3. Photograph, video, post, tweet about your experience
  4. Remember to tag @PBUnitedWay and use the weekly hashtags

We have an AWESOME community, let’s embrace it, make an impact – SO HELLO MONDAY, LET’S DO THIS!

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