2 days ago, Kate and I met down at RainCity's Housing to deliver all the wonderful socks to them amazing people at the shelter to be distributed to the homeless and anyone who needs them. While we did not get as many socks as last year, it was still 4 boxes full!
So here's the latest news. We will be delivering the socks to Raincity Housing & Support Society (Formerly Triage Emergency Services and Care Society) on the 20th of December, 2010 which is a week away from now!
So if you haven't yet had the chance to drop by Vancity's Head Office at Terminal Avenue and Main Street, now is the best chance to do it!
Compassion and Kindness is my passion. As an artist, I often come in touch with a lot of perspectives that heightens my awareness of my surroundings, society, people and other living beings. I like to help create a more compassionate and kinder community locally and internationally that is self-sustainable.
The first snow of 2010 came two days ago spreading across the Lower Mainland. Like many people, I was ecstatic to see the flurry whites. However, as happy as I can be, I am also reminded of many others who are currently homeless and houseless (as said by good o' George Carlin) who might have a lot more trouble this season if the predictions of a harsh winter come true - especially their feet.
Think of losing the one you love. Would you have regrets? I would. So,I think the way I can try to make my change will be to think in terms of this idea; if I am unkind, will I or could I have regrets later if I lost this person for any reason? Would I want them to treat me this way? No--not!
Inspired by the news coverage and long time agent of change myself I wanted to be part of this movement. I challenge all others interested in making change to spread kindness through words, actions and even thoughts.