Episode 2 of “Find Your Kind” the podcast is out for you to listen to, where you’ll learn about how to become a better person through kindness! This episode covers ways you can give to those in need and why you should consider doing so.
“Hello and welcome back! You are listening to Find Your Kind the podcast with your host Delaney Janks. You’re currently listening to this podcast on the Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network where students come together to publish content to share with the world. Please note that the opinions expressed in this episode are mine, and mine alone. In this episode, “Give a Little, Get a Lot”, I’ll be discussing the importance of giving and what YOU can do to help those in need.
Segment 1: Why it’s Important
Why does one give?
Giving is an experience threaded into the daily lives of everyone
Giving is hard-wired into who we are as human beings
Why people like receiving vs. why people like giving
Giving in terms of donations; social impact organizations
How you can make a difference
Segment 2: Organizations to talk about that people can get connected with
Ways to donate to charity through donations
First way: monetary donations
How to raise money as a teen
Second way: clothes, shoes, and bags donations
Where/how to donate them
Third way: donating books
Fourth way: donating unwanted food to pantries and shelters
Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry
Final way: buying products from organizations supporting charities you care about
Newman’s Own, Tom’s, and Bombas
Brief discussion about English class project and partnering with Team Rubicon
What is Team Rubicon?
What is happening in Afghanistan?
What are we doing to help?
Segment 3: Wrap Up
Why we SHOULD give
The first reason: it helps people who need it
We have a responsibility
The next reason: it can improve your OWN wellbeing
You can make a massive difference in the lives of others while simultaneously benefiting yourself
Final reason: it introduces the importance of generosity to those around you and encourages them to do the same
Emphasis on getting to action
Just by giving a little, you can get a lot in return