What would you do if you only had one day left to live?
I recently had a dear friend pass away suddenly--too soon, too young. It really made me think, "What would I do with my day if I only had that one day left." I certainly would not spend it stressing about my work and allowing my stress to affect my interactions with my family. I would focus on...
We all want true friends in our lives but do we know how to be a true friend ourselves?
Being a true friend is something we all want to be, but what are some down to earth ways we can pratice being a true friend to the people we care about?  1. Go the extra mile when they need help.  There are times when expressing your concern is not enough. We all know what it's like...
"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul." --Henry Ward Beecher
I came across this quote when scrolling through my Instagram feed and really paid attention. Why? Because this is the third time this week that I've seen someone specifically talking about gratitude and how important it is. I started reflecting on whether or not I have been practicing gratitude in...
“Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” --Dennis Prager
I came across this quote yesterday and it made me stop to think--am I honest, kind, truly generous, even when it doesn’t benefit me or I may not feel someone deserves it? Sometimes we feel “good” when we are able to judge the character of others and tell ourselves that we would never do what...
Speaking of Giving--it's National Teacher's Appreciation Day!
Being a teacher is all about giving; giving your knowledge to your students, giving kindness and care to the children who are still so inoccent and in need of loving mentors and giving your time to mold and build a very important part of our future--the up and coming generation.  Our...
Feeling like you need a little boost in your own kindness department? Here are a few ideas to inspire you to make your world a better place!
We all get so busy in our day to day lives that we forget sometimes that one of the greatest joys in life is doing something unselfish to bring a ray of sunshine to someone else. Random Acts of Kindness--we hear that a lot, but when was the last time you made an effort to reach out to someone and...
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News from the FCU School in Uganda
Good news!!!! Four more of Family Care Uganda’s most needy orphans who graduated from the FCU school last year and were applying to secondary (high school) schools got accepted. All the students qualified academically and are now accepted into the secondary schools they applied to! Altogether now,...
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Projects You Help Us Support With Your Car Donation
An old car might not seem like much, but by choosing to donate a junk car to charity, you are helping us sponsor projects like this school in Uganda. Click here to see what's new at the Family Care Uganda school this month.   
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Progress at the Uganda School For Orphans
These days there is always something new and exciting to report on at the Family Care Uganda School. To give you a quick recap in case this is the first you’re hearing of the project, the FCU School in Gulu, Uganda currently houses and educates over 200 children, mostly war orphans from the many...
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May News From The Bush
When you have 200 children and counting, life WILL be exciting! However, tack on to that living in the volatile region of Gulu, Northern Uganda, and you can take that up another 10 notches. Catch the latest updates just in from the FCU School in Gulu, Uganda. Students are back from school...

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