Christmas Traditions: Spirit of Giving

Dobibe.com

Direct, Relevant, and Useful for you.

Share & Comment

Share this post with your friends, family, or even followers; link backs are always welcome.

You can follow us or contact us by social media.

And if you have time, get involved! Join the conversation and leave your thoughts in the comments below.

Christmas Traditions: Spirit of Giving

Christmas Straw

Place a straw in a basket beside an empty cradle. Each time a family member does a kind or thoughtful act, they can place a piece of straw in the cradle. On Christmas eve, wrap a baby doll in swaddling clothes and lay on top of the hay.

Struggling Family

Take a basket of gifts to a struggling family. Include food, toys, decorations, and clothing.

Errands

Run errands for a home-bound person.

Caroling

Sing carols at a nursing home-get permission first.

Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to make a purchase, you will not be charged extra. Disclosure Policy

Decorating

Help an elderly or disabled person decorate their home.

Gifts

Call and ask the nursing home or orphanage for a list of residents who normally don’t receive gifts and gift ideas. I do not sign my name to the tag so the resident can assume it is from anyone he/she knows.

Cookies and candies

Cook extra batches and give them to-elderly friends, police, disabled friend, fire department, postman, etc.

Send gifts to overseas service people.

Stationery, stamps, pens, playing cards, and crossword books.

Holiday decorations

Take someone who doesn’t drive to see the Holiday decorations around town.

Babysit

Volunteer to babysit for a single mom so she can go Christmas shopping.

Foodbank

Buy two extra cans of food when you go shopping. Donate to the food bank.

Parents in Prison

Call your local jail and see if they have a gift program for the families of prisoners. If not, ask if you may donate toys, mittens, coloring books, etc. So the prisoners have gifts to give to their families.

Other ideas

Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen

Pick names from a gift-wish tree.

Collect hats, gloves, and scarves for a shelter.

Assist with “Toys for Tots”

Give gifts to missionaries.

Volunteer to ring the bell for the Salvation Army

If you have additional ideas, please share them in the comments below.

Thank you so much for reading. If you enjoyed this blog post, please give it a share!

Please visit our Facebook group Year-round Holiday Planning.

See also:

Christmas Traditions: Decorating

Christmas Traditions: Christmas Day

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Please rate

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

4 × three =

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap