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

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Homeless Man Voluntarily Cleans Beach

An excerpt from Huffington Post March 16, 2016 A recent photo shows a homeless man cleaning the beach, allowing vacationers to enjoy their fun in the sun. Jay Margolis,an entrepreneur who lives in Cape Town, South Africa, recently shared photos on Facebook, which featured a homeless man named Siyabulela “Dan” Magobiyane, picking up trash in Bantry Bay, a wealthy suburb. [...]

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

Look Who’s Making A Difference: WWII Survivors Write Touching Letters to Syrian Refugees

An excerpt from Now This, March 11, 2016, CARE, an organization that helped many refugees during WWII, asked those refugees to write letters of hope to Syrian refugee children. Watch this touching video and see how their efforts have helped these children, who received the letters in CARE packages.

By |March 12th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Source of Hope: Muslims Shield Christians from Terrorist Attack on Bus

Muslim passengers came to the rescue of Christians on their bus when terrorists with the Somali-based al-Shabaab group ambushed the vehicle in Kenya's northern Mandera state. Two people died in the initial shooting, but the rest of the passengers put up a united front against their attackers. Read More... This series of blogs, 365 Days of Hope, focuses on the [...]

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Source of Hope: Two Guys Do Laundry for Homeless; Provide Clean Socks and Dignity

Two friends in Australia came up with a genius idea to help provide a sense of self-worth to people living on the street. Lucas Patchett and Nicholas Marchesi, both 21, pack washers and dryers into the back of their van, and drive around Brisbane offering free laundry to people in need. Thanks to funding from the government, corporations, and the [...]

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

Source of Hope: Mom Cares for Newborns While Parents Make Tough Decisions

Meet a mom who takes care of people's babies while they make huge parenting decisions. ...Maybe the birth mom doesn’t know if she can parent. Maybe the father isn’t in the picture. Maybe the birth mom decided she wasn’t able to parent initially, but she began to wonder again after delivery. Or maybe the parents didn’t know they were expecting [...]

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Source of Hope: “The Wire” Actor Invests in $20MIL Jobs Project in Baltimore

Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his role as Detective Bunk Moreland on TV show The Wire is investing in a $20 million apartment complex in the arts district of Baltimore, he announced during a panel discussion at Columbia University on Saturday. The actor, 49, told Fusion it’s the beginning of a jobs program he intends to expand to other parts of [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|Categories: #GiveAHandUp, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments