From January to May, we choose everyday heroes who make a difference in the lives of those around them. They have committed to their causes, whether that’s fighting for they know what’s right to fighting for their country. We want to make it easy for everyone to be a hero, so we’ve created these lists to help you get started. Goode deeds can be as simple as buying coffee for the person behind you or as dedicated as volunteering with Operation Homefront. Work your way up to hero status starting today.
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A hero can live a life that is an inspiration to others and the people around them are better because of that hero. Try some of these ideas, not only to makes changes in the world around you, but to inspire others to do some Goode too:
Take a do-good vacation. There are books & resources out there to find the perfect volunteer vacation match for you.
Bring an elderly neighbor dinner and stay for a visit
Volunteer for an organization where you truly believe in the mission. Bring a friend along once in a while to spread the Goode.
Surprise a friend with flowers
Write a thank you letter to service men & women and then collect more letters from friends, family & coworkers
Always offer up your seat on a crowded bus or train for someone who really looks like they need it
Reach out to friends you may have lost touch with
Leave a bigger-than-usual tip occasionally
Be a Goode Leader & Start Some Goode
Heroes lead others in actions, in words and by example. Here are some ideas to becoming a Goode leader:
Attend your local city council meetings
Organize a team for the local charity walk or run
Give to local foundations
Exchange favors with neighbors and friends
Encourage your company to start volunteer days
Organize a coat drive at the office
Donate your prom dress, bridesmaid dress or even your wedding dress to a charity that specializes in this
Donate suits (men's or women's) to a charity that specializes in this
Check out books from your local library – maybe that will lead you to volunteer your time there too!
Support local arts – visit a local museum, attend a concert or see a play