10 Things You Can Do Right Now…

The thought of making a difference can sometimes feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be.  Here are 10 things you can do right now (really!) that can make our world a better place…

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make a Difference

1.  Plant a tree.

2.  Send a card to a service member.

3.  Turn off the water while you brush your teeth.

Leave a Happy Note to Make Someone's Day

 4.  Leave a Happy Note.

5.  Read to a child.

6.  Invest in a small business.

7.  Spare a tweet for a non-profit.

 Homemade Bird Feeders

8.  Feed the birds.

9.  Donate a flock of chicks to help the hungry.

10.  Smile at a stranger.

 …And that’s just the beginning, there are so many more things that you can do right now to make a difference. 

Let’s keep the list going, what would you add?


  1. Call a friend or family member just to say and hi and see how they are doing. Go the extra mile and make them some cookies!

    Go see an elderly person and just sit and talk, ask them questions about their childhood, it will make their day!

    • GREAT ideas Rachael! I especially love the idea of sitting and asking an elderly person about their childhood, what a great experience for everybody!

  2. These are so simple! I love them 🙂

  3. gypsygramma says

    When xmas shopping and you see ‘that parent’ parent, struggling w/filling her babies wishlists; ‘accidentally’ drop a $5 bill and casually say ‘excuse me, i think you dropped this’. Most will hesitate taking it…I then say ‘i guess ill take it to customer service desk if it’s not yours’
    A kind soul did this for me 20+ years ago and I have not forgotten.some years a 5$ was all I could spare, give what you can – it matters. ..