Teaching Kids to Give Back this Season

Thanks to GoodWorld and The Motherhood for sponsoring this post on giving back!

One of the most important things to keep in mind during this season is giving back. We are so fortunate to be able to give our kids everything and more. Unfortunately, not everyone can say the same. It’s easy for our kids to go overboard and want every toy and game they see. But to me, it’s important that they learn that it’s better to give than to receive. 

How we give back?

Each year, we donate tons of new toys to our local community and we make sure the boys are involved. They help gather the toys and are with us when we deliver them. 

This year, we held a community food drive. We set up a drop off container at our house and the boys collected the food each day. They helped me pack up the food and dropped it off at our local food bank. 

Finally, the boys were sent on a mission today from their Elf on the Shelf. He left them a large box and told them they had to fill it with toys they no longer wanted. When the box is full, we will donate them! 

Looking for more ways to give back?

GoodWorld is encouraging people to give back during their 12 Days of Giving program, which runs between December 12 and 23, 2015. 


During the 12 Days of Giving, if you #donate to any  or sign up for GoodWorld you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a $1,000 Amazon gift card!

Bonus: Refer your friends! Each referral sent out through your GoodWorld dashboard will count as one additional entry to win the $1,000 prize!

For more information on the 12 Days of Giving promotion, visit: . 

Give Back to No Kid Hungry

You can help me give back to No Kid Hungry! Simply click HERE and type “#donate” in the comment block of the Facebook post. Shortly after, No Kid Hungry will reply to your comment with a link to complete your donation. It’s that easy!


It’s a one-time sign up and then you can instantly #donate to any of GoodWorld’s 1,300 partner charities with just a comment, including the United Way, Save the Children, Humane Society, Greenpeace and the UN Foundation, just to name a few. Once you’ve completed the sign up (it  takes less than 60 seconds to complete!), you can give to any of their partner charities just by writing #donate on their Facebook page or at their Twitter handle!

About GoodWorld

GoodWorld was launched in 2014 as a platform to enable seamless donations on social media and encourage viral giving. Their #donate technology makes giving to charity as simple as writing a comment or tweet.

As the pioneer of hashtag donations, GoodWorld allows social media users to directly contribute to the causes that they care about the most—making giving interactive, engaging and social.

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