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Embracing the Season of Thanks: A Perspective of Giving Back in Edgewood

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As we approach the season of gratitude and thanks, it’s not just about relishing the delicious aroma of pumpkin pie or gathering with loved ones around a bountiful table. It’s also about embodying the spirit of giving, extending our hands and hearts to those in need within our community.

For many, the essence of Thanksgiving lies not only in receiving but in the joy of giving. It’s a time to reflect on the blessings we’ve received and, more importantly, how we can pay it forward. This year, let’s dive into the true meaning of this season by exploring the power of giving.

Imagine a crisp Monday evening as the sun sets over our beautiful town of Edgewood. While most are winding down from the day, a group of passionate souls gathers at the Mountain View Realty Group Edgewood office. This isn’t just any gathering—it’s PB&J for the Homeless, a beacon of hope and sustenance for those experiencing homelessness.

Every Monday from 6 to 7 pm, this remarkable event unfolds, spreading warmth and compassion. It’s more than just making sandwiches; it’s about making connections and showing solidarity with our fellow community members facing challenging times.

For those eager to get involved in this heartwarming initiative, volunteering at PB&J for the Homeless is a chance to directly impact lives. Whether it’s spreading peanut butter, slathering jelly, or assembling sandwiches with care, your presence illuminates the lives of those often overlooked.

However, if time constraints hinder your ability to volunteer, fear not, for there’s another way to contribute. Donations play a pivotal role in sustaining this noble cause. The necessities—peanut butter, jelly, bread, sandwich bags, garbage bags, disposable tablecloths, and gloves—are always in demand. Even the smallest contribution can make a monumental difference in someone’s life.

In a world where a simple sandwich can signify hope and comfort, our efforts, no matter how small, reverberate profoundly. Each jar of peanut butter, every slice of bread, and all the disposable items symbolize our collective commitment to uplift those in need.

This season, let’s go beyond the customary expressions of gratitude. Let’s actively participate in the act of giving, embodying the essence of compassion and kindness that defines this time of year.

As a real estate broker in the Edgewood area, my professional endeavors often revolve around finding homes for people. But the essence of my work extends beyond transactions—it’s about fostering a sense of community, care, and support. PB&J for the Homeless exemplifies this spirit, reminding us that together, we can make a tangible difference.

So, as we embark on this season of Thanksgiving, let’s embrace the power of giving, ensuring that the warmth of our generosity touches the lives of those who need it most. Together, let’s make every Monday night a beacon of hope and love for our community in Edgewood.

In the end, it’s not about how much we give but about how much love we put into giving. Let’s make this season of thanks truly transformative—for them and for us.

Join us in making a difference. Your participation, whether through time or donations, is a testament to the enduring spirit of humanity.

Wishing you a season filled with warmth, gratitude, and the joy of giving,

Cheryl McDermott, Mountain View Realty Group (253) 883-2665