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Amazingly Canadian #SnapSomeGood Giving Moments

Canadians are using the hashtag #SnapSomeGood to tag their moments of giving back, volunteerism, and general generosity. Check out some of the feel good moments!

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LITTLE LUNCHES FOR THOSE IN NEED

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On a chilly winter day in Calgary, @mininaaz9871 had the best birthday party ever. She rallied a few friends together, and as a group they handed out 56 sandwiches, 60 water bottles, and 40 chicken noodle soups to the homeless. To quote: "It was the most rewarding and humbling experience I think I've ever had. Many shared heartbreaking stories of how they got there. Everyone was so sweet with their appreciation. Some said we made their Christmas and how it was lovely to see youth do something totally random for them."

SENIOR CITIZENS KNOW WHAT'S UP

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Usually one gets on a bus for a commute not expecting much. Everyone is silent, totally absorbed in their phones. Until a sweet senior citizen comes along and starts handing out little love notes to the passengers. "It brought everyone who is on their phones out of their own bubble!" A simple but powerful gesture. Spread the love folks!

TORONTONIANS HELPING OTHER TORONTONIANS

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@omarsalamaphoto put together 25 warmth packages that had a blanket, two pairs of socks, a hot beverage gift card, a note, and a resource sheet inside, and handed them out to Torontonians in need. It takes a lot of effort and organization to give big in this way, but these are the initiatives that really do change lives!

TAKING CARE OF HOMELESS YOUTH

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The amazing @tuezysaurussex collected donations and made up packages for homeless youth in Vancouver. They included some vital essentials like socks, toiletries, and cold medicine.

HAVE YOU EVER DONATED BLOOD?

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If you've never done it before, the idea can be a bit scary. If you have, then you know that giving blood can potentially save a life. Plus you get a free cookie! Find out today if you're eligible to give blood!

HOW TO SOLVE HOMELESSNESS: GIVE THE HOMELESS HOMES

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Now this #SnapSomeGood story is sweet: Laura wanted to protect the homeless in her community of Hamilton. So, she built a tiny home for a woman named Fred that included a bed and a candle heater. It's a good example of how to help solve homelessness in Canada: Give the homeless homes!

WHEN YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A #SNAPSOMEGOOD MOMENT AND THEN THIS HAPPENS:

@MyGivingMoment he was blind my son stayed him for 6 hours feeding him #SnapSomeGood

How to give back to the critters in your community: When a blind raccoon approaches, you just gotta hang out and feed it. #OnlyInCanada

KNOW THY COMMUNITY DONATION BINS

Giving away old clothes to Les Petits Frères! 100% of the profits help them do good. @MyGivingMoment #snapsomegood

Via Twitter: @Pauline_Rosen

Do you know where the closest donation bin is in your community? Pauline sure does! If you don't know, do a quick web search to find out. Then gather some things you don't use anymore, and give them away to someone who would!

A HEARTY MEAL FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

@MyGivingMoment made firehouse chilli for my local fire station "tis the season" #SnapSomeGood

Via Twitter: @gar5061

They're always on alert for our safety. Giving back to these brave Canadians is an amazing way to say thank you! Good job Glenda, your firehouse chilli looks delicious!