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.
Can one teach kindness? We think so and Steve Hartman from CBS and CBS Sunday Morning agrees. Check out his first Facebook Live lesson on kindness.
(The full list of his videos and lessons may be found here....Read More
A great way to demonstrate and model good character – Citizenship, Caring, Generosity and Gratitude – is to volunteer in our community. Check out these listings of community service opportunities for families, schools, businesses and civic groups.
Volunteer Spokane – A centralized resource of volunteer opportunities provided by Spokane County United Way....Read More
“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For indeed, that’s all who ever have.” Margaret Mead
I was able to attend a celebration of Life for a great man that made an incredible impact on those around him....Read More
The holiday season and caring go hand in hand. I feel it is a safe assumption that for many of us the act of caring comes rather naturally, and we rarely look at the act itself as something extraordinary. But in a world that can be harsh and ugly at times,...Read More