Make a Difference Day and Improving Your Community

National Make a Difference Day took place this past Saturday on October 23 rd . On this day, organizations and the community join together to make a difference, big or small. This holiday is a great way to inspire people to take the time to give back to the communities in which they work, live, and play. This community service and collective effort to bring forth positive change inspires many to take a more active role in volunteering and donating to charities of causes they support. The Be Line Products hopes to continue pushing this movement for good forward in collaboration with the Desire to Inspire Foundation to make a difference in the lives of children everywhere, by connecting with communities around the world to break the cycle of extreme poverty, improving access to education, and empowering youths to be inspired.

Here are some ways in which YOU can continue the cause of Make a Difference Day to improve your community:

1) Volunteer in your community or for an organization with merit:
a. Join an effort to clean up the beach or a local park.
b. Volunteer at an animal sanctuary or donate animal supplies.
c. Volunteer at a food bank or soup kitchen.
d. Volunteer at a school, religious institution, or other community organization.
e. Get involved in civic processes such as volunteering for election campaigns or working at the polls.
f. Cook some food or baked treats for a friend or your neighbors.
g. Join a charity walk or run for a good cause.
h. Help fundraise for a good cause.

2) Donate!
a. Make a donation to a charity with meaning to you.
b. Donate or recycle electronic waste like old cell phones, ink cartridges,
computers, etc.
c. Donate books to a local school, thrift shop, daycare program, or library.
d. Donate blood or plasma at a blood blank to help with a shortage.
e. Take the time to recycle.

3) Support local small businesses to encourage economic growth in your community.
a. Supporting small business helps stimulate the local community’s economy and helps to create new jobs.
b. Supporting small businesses strengthens the community, tourism, and helps the environment.
c. It feels good to supporting small businesses, knowing that your money makes a difference in the lives of their families.

4) Practice conscious consumerism.
a. Buy from companies with sustainable practices who don’t exploit their
employees or the environment.

5) Be a mentor by helping a youth or young professional gain new skills.
a. Offer up your knowledge, an internship, a letter of recommendation, or even
your time to help mentor youths in your community.

6) Say a kind and positive word of support to someone who is struggling.
a. Kind words can make all the difference in someone’s day.

Your efforts to make a difference are impactful. Taking even a little bit of time in your day, the week, or even the month to improve your community can make for a world of change. The best communities are those in which people look out for one another and lend a helping hand. A little bit of good will goes a long way. No act of kindness, however small is ever wasted. Just by BEing the amazing YOU, a life could be transformed today! BE... genuine ~ love ~ strong ~ grateful ~ inspired ~ kind ~ happy.

By shopping The Be Line Products Giver’s Marketplace, you can make a difference. $7 of every item purchased from our site will help us empower and lift children around the world to live their happiest and most fulfilling lives, filled with meaning, kindness, and love. You can help us in our mission to help everyone around the world BE their best selves and live their best lives. Visit our Giver’s Marketplace at and visit us  at to learn more about the impact we are making.