2017-11-17 13:34:06
Help out people in need by donating to a food drive.
2017-11-16 09:44:29
Although I never had a chance to know Mr. Nemeth his story compelled me to finish my common app application as a way to finally cross that off my to-do list!
2017-11-15 19:43:39
Donated Thanksgiving dinner items for my daughter's daycare's food drive.
2017-11-15 19:34:43
I reached out to an old friend from college. And thinking of Josh.
2017-11-15 18:41:35
I want to start practicing mindfulness with my kids 5 minutes a day. This has inspired me to commit to doing it.
2017-11-15 18:09:50
It's been years since I last spoke with Isaiah Lewis, my little brother through Big Brothers of Chicago. We were tight for years - he was even the ring bearer when Meg and I were married. But, as he grew up and became a teenager, he decided that he did not want to continue our connection. Since then, I tried to reach out to him a few times, but I didn't try that hard to catch up with him. For Do Something Day this year, I'm going to reconnect with Isaiah and see if I can help him as he continues to develop into a young adult.
2017-11-15 16:06:04
I helped a girl in my College Algebra class when the professor was busy helping another student.
2017-11-15 15:45:42
i donated food to the Oak Park River Forst food pantry today to help feed hungry families.
2017-11-15 15:11:33
This Saturday I'm taking Joshua's Cub Scout Den to the Museum of the American Sailor, and we're going to send care packages to Sailors aboard the USS McCain.
2017-11-15 12:32:20
I am going to accompany an old friend to the gym today.
2017-11-15 11:07:32
Before work, Rachel and I went around the hallways, and we were complementing people as we went on. The complements we gave weren't complements like "oh you look pretty today" "nice hair" "you're nice". The complements we tried giving were dedicated to each person personally and we tried to put our hearts into them so people could carry that with them throughout the day as a whole.
2017-11-15 08:33:41
The Mercy Home for Boys & Girls needs volunteers for a few events this holiday season. I will be contacting them to see what I can do to pitch in & help.
2017-11-15 07:10:29
I am going to go to bed earlier so I am not so exhausted every day. Hopefully this will also eliminate the impulse to press my snooze alarm and thus getting ready in the morning will be less stressful.
2017-11-14 23:38:58
This past weekend, I got together with an old friend from college. I am going to make more of an effort to hang out with him and stay in touch.
2017-11-14 22:13:40
This year, I set out to launch my calligraphy side business, with Do Something Day as a target date. I'm happy to say I met this goal more than a month ahead of schedule. To celebrate, I'm sending out calligraphed mail and creating new pieces of hand lettered work.
2017-11-14 21:40:49
Be a parent volunteer for the drama teacher at my son's school because I think it's pretty great that this is a required class for K-8th graders and I worry that it will go away if there is no support.
2017-11-14 19:39:45
First off I am very happy to be part of Do something day at Cristo Rey this year. This year for do something day I decided to get a job which was challenging for me at first because it was a new responsibility for me but was motivated by do something day!
2017-11-14 16:24:13
Here at Cristo Rey, I will update our Nemeth Scholars' Do Something Day Bulletin Board throughout the day with photos and challenges from our students, faculty, and staff.
2017-11-14 16:17:25
I am going to make Harry Potter butter beer lip balm.
2017-11-14 16:14:31
I will be starting a new program at my daughters' school called Watch DOGS. The program is designed to get dads involve at school on a daily basis to offer help and support to the teachers and staff.
2017-11-14 10:59:27
I am going to make my mothers pumpkin choc chip cake recipe for my brother who is living with cancer. It is one of his favs. I am practicing the adjustments that must be made for high altitude baking which is always a challenge.
2017-11-14 09:12:50
Meditation has always been intimidating to me but I know the health benefits would be good for me. I'm going to start a program this Wednesday.
2017-11-13 20:10:09
I managed to memorize part of the hospital at my job and I went back and forth by myself without needing help; I stepped out of my comfort zone to get things done.
2017-11-12 22:24:45
For Do Something Day, I will draw FanArt to shows and YouTubers that I love/enjoy and post them online to social media.
2017-11-11 18:06:39
For at least a year, I have been planning to start a quilt. I'll be starting it on Wednesday.
2017-11-11 12:22:37
I learned how to make butter from scratch.I am going to teach my sister and friends, and make it for Thanksgiving!
2017-11-09 09:12:46
My son, Joshua is 5 years old and loves science experiments. This year we are going to research and do the "True Colors" experiment Josh did as a teacher; coincidentally, it is also one of Joshua's favorite songs.
2017-11-09 09:11:31
I have been meaning to send a care package to dear friends of ours who have moved overseas, life seems to always get in the way. This year I will be putting together and mailing our Care Package - Josh always valued his friends and would always put his friends and family first.
2017-11-09 06:25:04
This year I did my do something day with my brother a few months early. In June 2017, after always saying I wanted to go skydiving I finally did it. It was a thrilling experience that I don’t think I would have done without the motivation of Do something day,
2017-11-08 17:25:47
I will be attending a Blanket of Dreams event for the Franciscan Outreach, a shelter on Chicago's West side that serves 350 Homeless a day. It is held at Mary Seat of Wisdom in Park Ridge Nov. 18th from 8am to 6pm. My Granddaughter Lucille and this year my Grandson Aiden will join us. If any body wants more info give me a call 630-631-8061. It was a Great experience last year!!! Josh's Aunt Nancy
2017-11-08 15:55:01
Joe and I will be distributing bags of groceries to 3 homeless people. We are also going to donate time at FEED THE STARVING CHILDREN!
2017-11-08 15:42:26
Spread more love around the world. Traveling is a passion of mine. I have been fortunate to travel to places where love is needed where a simple smile can make a huge difference. As I continue on embarking new travels, I will converse more with people, learn about them, and leave something for them as a thank you. As well as being there more for my friends since we all live in different parts, I want to make sure they know I cherish them.
2017-11-07 08:01:06
Doing something special for friends with sick relatives. It is tough to have a sick parent, and something like a card, or a meal will hopefully help!
2017-11-06 21:39:55
work with my children to package a holiday donation for a family this Thanksgiving.
2017-07-18 11:34:41
Coordinate the 2nd annual FMSC Service Learning Day for 100% of the Mooseheart HS students on 11/15/17
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