world’s most generous countries
12 Apr
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

These Are The World’s Most Generous Countries

With all the talk of crime, war, terrorism and Trump buzzing around us like a persistent fly, it’s easy to get down about the state of the world – to start losing faith in humanity. It’s helpful, then, to be reminded that there are good people on this planet. Lots of them. Around 2.2 billion, […]

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self love
08 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
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5 Steps to More Self Love

“Self love” needn’t be a sniggered at phrase like the ubiquitous and undesirable “selfie” and it certainly needn’t require extra support from sticks and lenses to perfect its place in our life. Self love doesn’t require you to pose pouted for hours on end as you put your phone’s front camera to the test and […]

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Arbor Month
01 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Dig in This Arbor Month

Arbor Day is traditionally celebrated on the last Friday of April each year, but this needn’t mean we can’t get our fingers green ‘til then. As age-old forests continue to be mutilated and massacred and Earth’s once harmonious ecosystem severely compromised, planting a tree is one of the best means to making our planet a […]

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pay employees to volunteer
28 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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Embrace CSR Like Google: Pay Employees to Volunteer

Google has long been a leader in the realm of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Aside from giving NPOs free access to premium digital products, the company has also, through its philanthropic division, Google.org, donated millions in grants and offered critical advisory services and technical expertise to a range of social organisations in need of support. […]

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relationships
08 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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How Giving Can Improve Our Personal Relationships

It’s impossible to give abundantly and consistently without being impacted by the process. Anyone who’s dedicated time and resources to helping others will tell you, giving changes who you are and how you think. And if you change, it follows that the quality of your relationships would change too. It’s also worth noting that being […]

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volunteering advice
04 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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Invaluable Advice from One Volunteer to Others

I remember my first day of work like it was yesterday. I felt hopelessly lost and out of my depth. Nothing during my studies or the years leading to my professional debut prepared me for the reality of work life. Nothing really could. Because the truth is, nothing beats real-world experience. This unspoken truth applies […]

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15 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
  • Cause in

U-Turn calling for volunteers

If you’re in Cape Town on the 16th of February, join U-Turn Homeless Ministries to help sort donated clothes. U-Turn have been blessed with mountains of donated clothes this January and they need your help to get to the bottom of it. See more details of the event here, and spread the news with friends and family. […]

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Valentine's Day
14 Feb
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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4 Ways to Love Humanity More this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day might be a celebration of love, but who says the focus has to fall on the romantic sort alone. The ancient Greeks defined many different types of love, one of which is agape, a concept that bears resemblance to the Buddhist notion of Metta. Agape is an unconditional universal love, expressed through kindness, […]

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volunteering opportunity
06 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
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How To Choose The Best Volunteering Opportunity For You

By volunteering your time and efforts, you don’t just get to give back to the world around you; you teach yourself to see beyond your own reality. You open your mind and heart to others’ experiences, and cultivate gratitude and generosity within yourself. In short – you become a better person. But for volunteer work to have the […]

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