Ten or so years ago, hubby and I rang a bell at a Salvation Army Kettle. It is a chilly project, but low stress and high fun. That experience was before kids. I decided a couple weeks ago it was time to do it again–as a family of five!!
So, this afternoon we bundled up (glad it wasn’t as cold today as it was earlier this week) and headed out to the Post Office.
We sang, we danced, we said Merry Christmas and thank you!
We had lots of comments from people saying we looked like we were having fun. One guy, motioned over to hubby as he danced to Dominick the Donkey, and said, “you gotta enjoy what you are doing!”
And we did.
We were out there 2 hours and 20 minutes. There were no bell ringers when we got there, so we just started our shift a little early. People responded well. Our bucket was completely full when we returned it to the Salvation Army Citadel this afternoon.
Our toes were cold, but our hearts were full from being able to do our part to help.Survive til you Thrive!