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Have no fear, because spring is around the corner, and warmer months are ahead. In the meantime, take as many steps as you can to boost your mood and help others along the way. 

Use this as a reminder to commit acts of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even after the holiday passes, his spirit can carry on. Explore new ways you can give back to your community, involve your family and friends and set attainable goals for yourself.

This January, celebrate National Blood Donor Month by taking steps to go out, roll up your sleeve and give. Set the tone for the month and the rest of the year to live more altruistically.

If you’re ready for fun and flurries this winter season, check out some of these great winter wonderland adventures to try with your family.

This new year, start off right by living more altruistically… for yourself. Establish new, healthy habits and goals to accomplish in 2022.

This time of the year is the perfect reminder to consider your altruistic and giving goals for 2022. Take a look below at some ways you can plan out your 2022 giving strategy, from fundraising to volunteering and random acts of kindness!

While the holidays are about spending time with others and spreading as much cheer as possible, it’s hard to spread cheer if you aren’t feeling great yourself.

How will you help spread the word or give back during Universal Human Rights Month? From volunteering to helping advocate and spread awareness, there are so many ways to get involved.

It's time to take part in the biggest giving day of the year! Celebrate GivingTuesday whether that be through giving your time, your gifts, talents or monetary contributions. Every gift, both big and small, helps make a difference. 

No matter what holidays you celebrate, that means plenty more good times to be had before we ring in 2022. It also means it’s time to check in with your 2021 goals! From giving to volunteering to kicking a habit you hoped to leave behind, check out these tips to check in with yourself and finish out 2021 strong! 

Remember to take care of yourself this holiday season and give back when you can. The spirit of the holiday is all about spending time with the ones you love and giving back where you can! Help spread holiday cheer this year for yourself and others by following these ten steps!

Think about the heroes in your life, whether it’s somebody you know, people in your community or even those across the globe. There are also tons of organizations you could partner with this holiday season to show heroes that you care. Here are some ideas to get you started.

In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.

Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do helps us develop a more informed and inclusive picture for different causes and issues at hand.

Coronavirus and Covid-19 resources
Coronavirus and Covid-19 resources

https://www.nafoa.org/coronavirus

Although there are a ton of heavy issues going on in the world today, nonprofit organizations are a bright spot in the world, helping to provide relief and aid to a variety of important causes.

August 14 is recognized as Financial Awareness Day. You can celebrate by planning your own future, teaching others to plan for theirs or giving back to your community.

You don’t have to choose just one cause or organization to support. You can provide support for various causes and various organizations. Take the time to figure out what feels right for you and your own goals for doing good in the world.

You have the power to continue to do good in the world and be the positive change, even with everything going on around us.

When you feel good, you’re more likely to do good in the world and at work. Make sure you’re able to set boundaries to help improve your work-from-home life.

Chief Standing Bear Statue Unveiling
Chief Standing Bear Statue Unveiling

Read more here: https://fortenberry.house.gov/media-center/in-the-news/chief-standing-bear-statue-unveiling

Harold Frazier: Victory for our children and the Indian Child Welfare Act
Harold Frazier: Victory for our children and the Indian Child Welfare Act

Read more here: https://www.indianz.com/News/2019/08/14/harold-frazier-victory-for-our-children.asp?fbclid=IwAR0JjFgucZAl2IrSMqA06zp_5x6qfntzMNRR8Jt-AMGfDdCKaYOymawZtpM

DISTRICT COURT JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF PRAIRIE FLOWER CASINO, PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA
DISTRICT COURT JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF PRAIRIE FLOWER CASINO, PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

Read more here: https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/district-court-judge-rules-in-favor-of-prairie-flower-casino-ponca-tribe-of-nebraska/?fbclid=IwAR1yTXnE5DXBJLNIEU5_w3XHsrLaeC8QkzTAMp31hdeF4yp5z2qiL6dHmUc

Fortenberry speaks Ponca language in honoring Standing Bear
Fortenberry speaks Ponca language in honoring Standing Bear

Read more here: https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/federal-politics/fortenberry-speaks-ponca-language-in-honoring-standing-bear/article_6b79f0f5-e297-56da-b626-1f3e7c1f3713.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share&fbclid=IwAR38X3D-6JqssbjKsnbMoUTsDZ5ggSjFVacXuqWo89L8ZFRJ-hDbfcXx8GI

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