Giving

A stack of Valentine's Day card boxes; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Valentine Treasures

Her small gesture of kindness brought happiness to children who attend the food pantry.

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Four-year-old Serghik Mikayelyan sits under a Knit for Kids blanket
People Helping People

Knit for Kids Is Helping the World One Stitch at a Time

Thanks to volunteer knitters and award-winning author, Debbie Macomber, the program has delivered items to over half a million children in need. 

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A new take on holiday gifts
Positive Living

How to Reimagine Holiday Gifts This Year

A year unlike any other deserves a new take on what we give and receive.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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Prayers for volunteers
People Helping People

7 Bible Verses for Those Who Volunteer

Scripture to energize and encourage those in whatever service they give.

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Spreading happiness
Positive Living

Have You Given Away Any Happiness Today?

Let one artist’s pandemic project inspire you to be generous with your positivity.

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Child actress Margaret O'Brien
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Margaret O'Brien's Love of Christmas

In this story from December 1948, the mother of child actress Margaret O’Brien shares how she and her daughter celebrated the Christmas season.

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Alex Trebek
People Helping People

Alex Trebek Donates $500K to Faith-Based Non-Profit for Homeless Seniors

The award-winning television host’s contribution will go toward the construction of Hope of the Valley’s next homeless shelter.

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Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
People Helping People

How Celebrities Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

These pop stars, athletes and actors are doing their part to contribute to Covid-19 relief efforts. 

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Man delivering flowers to a young woman
People Helping People

5 Acts of Kindness Bringing Communities Closer Together

Whether it’s through a donation or simple visit from afar, these kind gestures demonstrate how challenging times can bring out the best in people.

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