What is caring and why does it matter?
Caring is showing a genuine concern for the welfare of others and being a kind, supportive helper.
“Tragedies happen every day and test our strength and resilience; but great things happen when communities come together, caring for one another.” Jared Bradford, Spokane Valley Firefighters’ Benevolent Association. PACE guest columnist December 2017.
“Each moment we put ourselves aside and think of others, the large community we live in becomes much smaller place and gives us a sense of community!” Wendy Van Orman, PACE Board Member and guest columnist December 2019.
Do you make a decision each day to be nice? Do you teach your children or students to do so? Or, better yet, do you model that behavior?Read More
Caring in the trait for December. Kindness.org is great source for inspiration and for you to share your own story.Read More
Caring is something we see every day. It can be defined as “showing a genuine concern for the welfare of others and being a kind, supportive helper.” But for something that seems so present, so easy to perform, why do we often feel that no one cares?...Read More
Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List
Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller
When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman
A Map Into the World by Kao Kalia Yang
Something for You by Charlie Mylie
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy by Susan Verde
Nothing in Common by Kate Hoefler
The Buddy Bench by Patty Brozo
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
Thank You Omu!...