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Day 331: Shop with Meaning

Who doesn’t love shopping…and what if you feel in love with a way to shop with meaning.

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What if the dollars you spend shopping for every day items could make you a philanthropist?

What if there was some way to shop with meaning that could change the world?

Day 331: Give 331

It is estimated that internet sales will hit $191 billion in the US alone for 2011. What if just a percentage of that was donated by you to the charity of your choice?

My give today is to help you give – buy shopping. Oh the fun – shopping! After 331 days of giving I have discovered this whole world of givers that I want to share with everyone. They are both not-for-profit and for profit.

I got a Tweet from my friends at Socialvest today sharing their new video with me. I liked it so much I wanted to share it with you and I am hoping you will sign up to make your shopping dollars count. Social Vest is the perfect way to combine “Purchase with Purpose.”

Each dollar you spend shopping will help you become the philanthropist you have always dreamed of becoming!

“When you join Socialvest, a percentage of everything you buy goes directly to your Socialvest account. From there you can donate your Socialvest dollars to causes that matter to you most. And with over 600+ retailers and 1.5 million charities to give to, making a difference has never been easier.” (quoted directly from the Socivalvest site)

An easy give every day with money you already spend.

Will you make every dollar you spend shopping count?

 

Time Commitment: 2 minutes to sign up

Cost: 0 your dollars work for you to be a philanthropist

 

 

 

 

What people are saying about 365give

“I wanted to express my gratitude for the teaching you provided today. Your message was delivered eloquently, compassionately, and without judgment. The kids were engaged, and now have knowledge with which they can change the world. We all appreciated how you took the time to help us learn to build positive mindsets and practice happiness.”
Shelley Gardner, Grade 6 Ridgeview Elementary (West Vancouver)
“Actions really do speak louder than words, which is why I believe the 365give Challenge has resonated throughout my community. Every give we do is so important to us and leaves us happier and appreciating our lives a little bit more than before.”
Mahina Niyozova (Tajikistan)
“After watching the 365give TEDx Talk, I was inspired to join and begin a daily giving program in India. Today, along with 12 other volunteer women, we provide 100 meals to local underprivileged children in Bangalore for school every day.”
Deepika Ahuja, Mom (Bangalore, India)
“My life has greater meaning now.”
Renate Jorge, @BeKindBrazil and 365give Member, Family Program (Brazil)
“I just wanted to share that 365give really helped me. I am a better person now, thank you.”
MayLee, 365give Member, Individual Program
“This 365give Challenge has really injected excitement and extra enthusiasm in each work day as I think about what we can do. It has motivated me and the students.”
Cristina Peters, School Counselor (New York City, USA)
“I have seen a huge shift in energy throughout my classroom since doing the 365give Challenge. The Challenge has empowered my students to make a positive difference in the school’s community and beyond.”
Cella Adriana, Special Needs Educator /The Holliswood School (New York City, USA)
“The 365give Challenge helps students understand their impact on others. It opens avenues for introducing and discussing global and local issues in classrooms. It is powerful to watch students of all ages think about how they can make a change in another person’s life with one small act.”
Jessica Hall, Primary Teacher, French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson (West Vancouver, Canada)