The Benefits of Giving Back

Giving back nurtures a culture that is based on helping other people and feeling good about your community. These moments of giving back give us a sense of validation and purpose in our communities and shows others that we are always here to share our resources and leave no one behind, no matter how tough it gets. Giving back focuses on gratitude and positivity, and it’s good for you! It creates emotionally-aware people that want to help, not just because they feel like they need to.

We are constantly surrounded by love and appreciation when we start to embrace a culture of giving back. Your bonds with others becomes stronger, happiness is more abundant, stress levels are lower and your home community benefits from it all. There really is not a downside to becoming a more giving person. We start to give back because we love the people we are surrounded by and want to see other people flourish alongside us.

By challenging ourselves to give back to our communities consistently, we are making ourselves role models for others no matter where we go. Being a positive influence rubs off on people! No matter how big or small our actions of giving are, they still contribute towards a happier and healthier lifestyle that will help us continually grow in our relationships with each other and our own selves.


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Holiday Photos with Santa at Samaritas Senior Living of Grand Rapids

Gather the family and join us to take a free holiday photo with Santa! You can choose to have your photos printed here or we can send them to you electronically. While you wait, you can help yourself to cookie decorating and take home a plate. This event will take place at the Terraces on...

LAS Adoption Orientation

Provide a safe and permanent home to children in foster care by becoming an adoptive parent with Lutheran Adoption Service. Register for orientation by contacting Gabriella Nabozny at 248-663-8133 or  All Orientations are by RSVP only. If none are...

January Series at Calvin College

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