Giving Back = Getting Back


“We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.”

– W. H. Auden


So true! We are all here to help each other out. Without each other’s help, there is no way we would survive this crazy, magical, scary, beautiful, and confusing world.


Why do we give back?

Give back because you want to make someone’s life a little bit sweeter.

Give back because you want someone there to help you when you need it.

Give back because sharing happiness is like sending a happy boomerang out into the world; it will come right back to you.

Give back because you want to make this world a better place.

Give back because giving is like a super power. You get to release your help and kindness and basically shout “I was here!” by showing what you can give.

Give back because you get back.

There are many benefits to giving.

It can help with sadness and depression.

It has been said that those who volunteer have improved grades in school.

You can meet new people.

You will feel good just knowing you helped do something.

It looks good on college apps and resumes.

You can learn about something you may not have realized otherwise.

There are so many reasons to help others. What are your reasons?


So let’s do it- let’s help each other out.  Let’s give back.  Give back to our communities, our families, anyone and everyone.


What can you do to help? Think of ways that you can give back!


– ttfn G –

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