Source Imperative

#GiveAHandUp

Source Imperative is a blog and a free “toolbox” filled with inspiration and ideas. This section emphasizes serving humanity by giving someone a hand up and “out” of a situation or a circumstance. The imperative for service is awakened in us through empathy, tolerance and compassion, which then motivates us to educate and provide opportunities for people to better themselves.  Learn more

Source of Hope: Woman Pays A Man’s Cell Phone Bill, He Gets Job the Same Day

  An Alaska woman's act of kindness helps a struggling man get back on his feet. On her Facebook page, Kenyada Waters explains how when she passed a man standing on the side of the road holding a sign, she knew she needed to help. At first, Waters was going to offer the man some small odd jobs at her business, but [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference – Girls Sold $800K in Oragami to bring water to Navajo Reservation

Nonprofit Paper for Water is helping to bring running water to those in need. The organization, founded by 12-year-old Isabelle Adams and her 10-year-old sister, Katherine, makes and sells origami Christmas ornaments. So far, they’ve brought in $800,000 in water fundraising dollars. In the video above, learn about how the organization helped a Navajo family living on a New Mexico reservation, where 40 [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Sleep Buses For Homeless

April 28, 2016. An excerpt from Upworthy. By Cameron Stevenson. This Austrailian guy is buying 300 charter buses for an incredible reason: 100,000 homeless folks. 300 busses. And one simple solution. In 1993, Simon Rowe hit hard times, and the only place he had to sleep at night was his car. Two decades later, and no longer homeless, Rowe started looking [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Woman Saves Thousands of Orphans

April 19, 2016 An excerpt from USA Today MUMBAI, INDIA - Caroline Boudreaux had all the material things she wanted in Austin, TX, but still wasn't satisfied with her life. "My life before the sabbatical on the outside looked like what everybody wanted, but on the inside it was actually pretty empty," said Boudreaux, a former television account executive. She took a year [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Millionaire Pays for Kindergarten Class to Go to College

Excerpt from Opposing Views on Facebook April 15, 2016 Instead of buying a yacht or another sports car, this millionaire decided to pay for an entire kindergarten class to go to college. Millionaire Marty Burbank was about to buy a new yacht when was inspired by his minister to change the future of a kindergarten class.  Now 26 kids will [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: This City Effectively Tackled Homelessness

Excerpt from Upworthy March 21, 2016 This city tackled homelessness by giving every resident a roof over their head. They found it's cheaper, sometimes as much as five times cheaper, to build housing than to deal with the homeless problem in their city. Housing First, the program that deals with homeless housing says "it's hard to deal with your problems [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments