The holiday season is generally acknowledged as a time to give. So why dont you Give A Meaningful Gift this Holiday Season.
There’s an array of worthy causes that one can give to or volunteer time too.
However not many of them allow you to spoil yourself while you give.
Giving feels good, and if you can give to yourself while contributing to a worthy cause, why not go for it?
Here’s a list of simple ways to give meaningfully this festive season:
Spend money on others
It is often said that spending money on others makes people happy. Give presents to people who matter to you. Even the smallest gift can put a smile on someone’s face.
Giving time can mean anything from volunteering at a local hospice to spending time with loved ones.
In today’s busy world, very few people have a chance to spend time with family and friends and be present in that moment. Visit an old friend or spend the day with relatives.
Everyone has challenges, many hidden from sight. Giving the gift of kindness can be the greatest gift you give someone.
Lead with compassion this festive season and create a habit of performing random acts of kindness.
Support brands that give back
TOMS, the footwear business that founded the One for One business model is one of those brands which are in business to improve lives. TOMS has always stood for a better tomorrow, one where humanity thrives.
Anyone can be part of this movement of optimistic rebels by making a purchase of any product through the Toms website.
“Giving makes people happier, more fulfilled and gives purpose and meaning to life. More and more businesses are shifting from being only profit-focused to being people-focused.
Giving back has always been at the core of TOMS values,” says Moosa Mayet, Managing Director of TOMS South Africa.
Since its inception, TOMS has given over 93, 000, 000 pairs of shoes, over 770, 000 sight restorations, over 720, 000 weeks of safe water to deserving communities and over $6,5 million in impact grants.
I believe supporting a business rooted in giving can be the greatest gift you give to yourself, and others this festive season.
TOMS, the footwear business that founded the One for One business model opened its first South African branch on 08th November in Fourways Mall, Johannesburg. Recently launched their online store.
Visit TOMS here to view the Spring/Summer ’19 range and shop.
The pictures and content were provided by TOMS. I published this content because I believe in giving back to the community.