Kristen Witzel

3 boxes of Mac and cheese, 2 cans of green beans with a side of a life lesson

Last Sunday at church, I was handed a reminder about an upcoming food drive for a local food pantry. It contained a “wish list” of items along with information about who will benefit from the donations. I’ve always loved a good canned food drive. It’s a simple yet effective way for families to help other …

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Make it a day of purpose

Let’s make it a day of purpose. Why not put stuff aside and just play?  Play a board game.  Create your own game.  In our house, we love minute-to-win-it games (see the picture below). Put up those phones, computers and tablets and do something fun! Spread smiles to your neighbors.  Dig through that pantry and …

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Kids Boost empowers kids to give by providing $100 in start-up money, a one-on-one coach and resources to turn their money into more for a charity of their choice. Many years ago, I heard Andy Stanley speak and this quote has always stuck with me: “Your direction, not intention, determines your destination.” I constantly have …

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Adults 41, Kids 256

$140,000 for more than 55 nonprofits.  HUGE, right?!? Can you even imagine what the impact could be if we could empower 256 more kids?  On average, our Kids Boosters raise about $1750 for wonderful causes all over our community.  256 kids, averaging $1750 a project would yield $448,000 for nonprofits! Not only that, but those …

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Week 7 Summer of Kindness

We love all of the wonderful feedback we receive about the kindness and love that you guys are spreading! Keep it up! Here is a recap of our week 7 of Kids Boost Summer of Kindness: Day 43 of Kids Boost Summer Of Kindness: Donate your gently used books. There are Little Free Library boxes …

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