10 ways to show your community some love_A woman holds a wooden heart in her hands

10 ways to show your community some love

The community—it’s where we live, work, play, and raise our families. Try one of these simple ways you can give back and put a smile on someone’s face.

  1. Volunteer to get groceries or run an errand for a senior in your neighbourhood
  2. Share your talent by offering to help someone learn something new—a language, how to do a budget, cook a meal or change a tire
  3. Show compassion to a stranger
  4. Listen to someone in need
  5. Donate clothes and furniture you don’t need—there are plenty of deserving organizations  that will make sure your items find a good home
  6. Try to help someone before they ask
  7. Buy from local businesses that are supporting their communities
  8. Be a good neighbour—get to know yours
  9. Pay a compliment to someone new today
  10. Speak up for someone or something you believe in