posted on Feb, 28 2013 @ 06:35 AM
Causes...? I guess I donate to the Salvation Army whenever they appear somewhere like a store, I always do my shopping and make sure I can drop a ten
or twenty into the tub. I'm on a fixed income and it's not an easy thing to give away $'s willy nilly, but I believe the Salvation Army to be one
of, if not the bast community source of helping and getting the full amount to the job of help. I'll say the SA because it's more often that I run
across them, but in my community, I volunteer my help to 'Methodist Men', part of our community where I live. They put together BBQ's and raise
thousands of dollars for indigent people and give freely to those in need. I have cooked these BBQ's two or three times a year and it is a 24 hour
event on my part. I'm 61, and usually they are done in fairly cold weather. I'm disabled and after a night in the cold having cooked around 7-800
lbs of pork, constantly maintaining three huge cookers, when the morning comes, I'm barely able to walk or move due to my arthritis. But I gladly do
it time and again, it only takes a day to recover, and I never begrudge it.
My other 'full time' cause are Vets and those who are in the hospital. Hospital visits to those very ill or dying. It means alot to those in
terminal mode in hospitals to have someone spend their time and comfort them until the end comes. My longest stay, 6 weeks 10-12 hours a day, at my
For those who dismiss anybody and everybody ie. 'causes', it's a sad commentary on their lives, as they must be full of possessions, but empty of
compassion. But I try not to judge what I don't understand. They have their reasons. As the Lord said 'it rains on the just, and the unjust'. You
only get one chance at life, try to get it right..