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How do you get into the spirit of giving around the holidays?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on November 2, 2013

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Photo of Allison Rose-Lopez

“We have an 8-year-old, and we give him a $3 allowance every week, which he puts into three jars labeled ‘save,’ ‘spend,’ ‘give.’ Before the holidays, we talk to him about who he will donate the ‘give’ to.”

Photo of Christy Khamphilay

“During the holidays, I think about and am thankful for all I have in life. Thinking about that and those I love makes me want to give back.”

Photo of Luke Hobbs

“I like to think about those I love and the experiences we share and what is meaningful to them, so I can give them something that brings them joy.”

Photo of Lauren Metzler

“I like to start getting gifts early so I won’t stress out about it later. If I wait, it can make me resentful, and I lose that spirit.”

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Leslie Swearingen 1 year, 1 month ago

For me the spirit of giving is part of me,it is something I do everyday because I consider everyone to be a brother or sister as we are all children of the one Creator.

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