By Joyce Olesen
Dec 01, 2017

#LightTheWorld Day 1

# DAY 1: “FREELY YE HAVE RECEIVED, FREELY GIVE”
 

This seems like a really easy thing for a Scout to do, but it takes some unselfish time.  After all, have you not received from others all of your lives?  
 
My favorite charitable place to give to is the Lion’s Club.  They collect used eyeglasses to distribute to people who can’t afford visual aid.  Scouts can seek out old used glasses to donate and lighten the lives of others.  Just contact your local Lion’s Club. 
 

There are many wonderful places that need donations such as Goodwill, The Salvation Army, DI,  local food banks, and stores collecting warm, winter coats that are gently used. Plenty to freely give to.

Author: Joyce Olesen | is a grandmother, mother, and daughter of Scouters. She loves kids, camping, country music and sports cars. Her Dad was a Scout leader in Chicago in the early 1920’s and having only daughters did not bolster his Scouting hopes. As his “Scout” she was tying regulation knots by the time she was 7.

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  1. Darryl AlderDarryl Alder

    I loved the vending machine that gave stuff to others, but today we discovered a family member that could use some groceries. It was fun to tell them to shop for whatever they needed and I found it interesting that our own basket was nearly the same cost as theirs.
    Joyce thanks for helping me get on the right path this season

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