For the past few years, a group of local friends, other content creators, have gotten together before Christmas to enjoy the holidays together. Sometimes it includes gathering at someones home, lunch out together, a secret Santa exchange, etc and this year we decided to come together for something more meaningful…a Christmas Giveback Gathering.
I found a local organization called, Give a little Nashville, who allows you to adopt children from their list to buy Christmas gifts for. I was happy to find a local organization where we could adopt 19 children in total, assign one child per person, shop and buy for that child (based off of the child’s wish list), and then come together as a group to wrap presents, enjoy a charcuterie board by the oh so talented Nashville Cheese Gal, and some fellowship with one another.
We always enjoy spending time together and this was a much more meaningful way to spend our time this year and hopefully for years to come. My plan is to get us together each December…we will work with a local organization to give back and make a difference in other peoples lives.
I encourage everyone to consider doing the same or something similar in their community. You don’t have to wait for Christmas to gather some friends together to give back…you can do it any time of the year!
We are all so happy to know that 19 children are going to receive toys from their wishlist this Christmas. Picturing their faces as they open their presents makes my heart so so happy. It’s so rewarding to give to others and make a difference in another persons life…even if its from afar. We should all try to spread more kindness any chance that we get.
As always, thanks so much for stopping by…see you back here real soon!