This story was brought to my attention by a former 29gifts member, who went on to become The Gift Prolific....now coming to the completion of his one year endeavor to give a gift of some sort every day for one year, paint a painting and write a short blog about it and then coming up shortly giving away all 365 paintings at the Burning Man Festival in Nevada (all of which are numbered so that the recipient can look back on his blog and see what type of giving inspired the painting they chose).
Through this community and then following his Gift Prolific project, Josh and I have become great friends-we've even visited him and his family in SF twice this past year and he is truly one of the warmest, down to earth giving human beings I have ever met and his project has transformed his life.
Anyway, here's another story about giving that apparently gone viral in the past few weeks:
From my perspective, things like this (not necessarily involving money) are what life is/should be about......I know most of this community will agree and hope that some of the newer members will be further inspired as to the power of giving.
PS If you'd like to know a bit more about Josh and his project, his blog is here: