And so my year of giving officially has begun (although technically it started a couple months ago when I began sponsoring children through World Vision and Compassion International)!
A couple days ago I counted up the spare change I collected in December, and I came up with just about $13. It's not a lot, but then I was out for a few days here and there during the month so it could have been more. I'm pretty sure I'll end up with about $20 in January. In any case, I'll be taking that $13 to Harris Teeter this weekend to load up on groceries that I can take to the local food bank. HT is running super-doubles coupons this week, so I should be able to get some good stuff on sale to give to the food bank this month.
I got an email the other day that my volunteering background check was being done and that I should hear back soon about when I can start volunteering at the hospital where I work in Charlotte. I've told them I can be available to volunteer the hour before work or the hour right after work, 1-2x a week. They require that I do 100 hours of volunteering in 2011, and at 2 hours a week I will easily meet that requirement AND have fun doing it (envision me in a candy-striper uniform from the 1950s, please).
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