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The Operation Impact Blog is a collection of articles written by people who are on a radical mission to be generous. These are here for you to continue to educate generous growth by celebrating and sharing Operation Impact and our partners success stories.

A Transformed Heart
A Transformed Heart

 Having grown up in New York, I’ve admittedly become desensitized by the homeless, conditioned to put the blinders on and hurry forward. Even more so after negative encounters with those who are hustling, aggressive, or mentally ill…as well as when making the extra...

Five Ways You Can Fundraise Today!
Five Ways You Can Fundraise Today!

Written By: Danielle NapearinstagramI've always considered myself a creative person and I know that I am my best when I am with people. I knew that I love community, having fun, and seeing people smile. I've turned to many outlets in my life to use my creative vision...

Benefits of Paying it Forward
Benefits of Paying it Forward

Written By: Jodi-Ann PotterinstagramI was born in the beautiful island of Jamaica, raised by a single mom and had the privilege to move to the United States when I was 7 years old. I was enrolled in after school activities at a nonprofit after school program called...

A Cause of Compassion
A Cause of Compassion

Written By Lou MerglerinstagramIt started with a prayer... Years ago at an arena speaking event, I heard from and connected with City Relief.  Their work in and around my hometown resonated with me deeply, as I had just come to experience homelessness in a whole new...

How to Find Love Through Giving
How to Find Love Through Giving

Written By Emily Ekanayakeinstagram“Without love, we are birds with broken wings.” ~Mitch Album I read this line when I was 17, in my high school English class, and it has guided my life.  Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom tells the story of Morrie Schwartz, an...

The Truth About Being Homeless
The Truth About Being Homeless

Written By Danielle Napear instagramIt was Easter weekend, and I was in Manhattan on that Saturday for business meetings. I had gotten into the city about an hour earlier than my meeting, so I had some time to stroll. As I was heading to my location, I notice a man...

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