Day #90: Give with The Shepherd’s Center in Winston-Salem, NC

Before we began GiveEveryDay, Stephanie & I asked ourselves how we wanted to live our lives if we had only one year to live. We decided that we would want to (1) deemphasize our things, (2) spend time with our family, and (3) give to others. We want our days and years to be meaningful.¬†We recognize how fragile life is and how quickly it can end. This morning my family and I met with the … [Read more...]

Day #28: Give with Meals on Wheels in Austin, TX

At 2am on every day of the week, a team of food preparers arrives at a gigantic kitchen in downtown Austin and starts preparing hot meals for people all over the city. Meals on Wheels and More seeks to "nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living." Our family toured the facility this morning (at 9am, not … [Read more...]