You know, the tree at the grocery store/public library/church with paper angel tags that have a child's Christmas wish on it? I could not find an angel tree ANYWHERE this year. I feel awful about not giving. It means there is a little child out there who doesn't get a Christmas this year.
I did donate some food and dropped some change in the red kettles. And a woman at work, who has fallen on hard times, told me how she saved up to get her son a Wii for Christmas (er, we have two and no kids). And when our other co-worker was pumping her to get other games, I offered to give her some that we aren't using. Cause I knew she Santa might not have had the budget for more Wii games at their house this year.
I wish I did more. My resolution does include making more of an effort to volunteer and pay-it-forward. But I wish I could rewind time a week or two so I could have done more.
Do you give during the season of giving? Any ideas of what I could do in the New Year?