Joy of Giving

An illustration of an envelope with a handwritten card and money; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Pass The Love

How spreading kindness through these special envelopes brought delight to those who found them.

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Young woman helping elderly woman with groceries
Positive Living

5 Ways to Bring Kindness into the New Year

The holidays may be over, but it’s never too late to spread some cheer.

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Santa's sleigh
Positive Living

Yes, Santa Does Belong in Christmas

Think gift-giving has nothing to do with the birth of Jesus? Bah! Humbug!

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Dog wrapped in a prayer blanket
Pets

Pet Prayer Blankets Are Offering Comfort to Animals in Need

Volunteers work on and pray over the no-sew blankets, which have comforted more than 3,000 animals.

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Ed Attanasio holding his Post-It artwork
Pets

Artist—and Stroke Survivor—Launches Pet Drawing Project to Support Animal Shelters

In one year, the campaign has gathered about $100,000 in donations.

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Simone Gordon; Photo credit: Simone Gordon
Angels

How She Became the Black Fairy Godmother

Despite her own struggles, she used Facebook and Instagram to help people in need all across the country. 

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Arthur Levine; Photo credit: Tess Thomas
Books

A Brief History on Why Jews Give Presents at Hanukkah

Arthur Levine, author of The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol, shares what he hopes families take away from this magical story.

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Two pink/red address books with attached pencils; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: In The Books

Her old fashioned gesture brought Christmas delight to her daughters.

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A coffee shop coupon inside a thank you envelope; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Merry Mission

Their family tradition brings Jesus’ caring spirit to essential workers during the holiday season.

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

Keeping 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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