For the month of June, we want to answer the question, “who is my neighbor?”. In our global and increasingly connected world, we’re constantly being challenged to truly SEE the people around us. To see their needs, their hopes, their dreams. To understand what it truly means to “love your neighbour as yourself”.
Here are a few ways you can get involved this month:
1. Clothe Your Neighbor as Yourself (CYNY) - We wanted to share the story of CYNY this month because they are a great example of seeing a need and choosing to do something about it. 100% of all profits from each order go to clothing those in need, and we’ve come together to offer a great hat in two colorways that do just that. If you love what they’re doing, pick up a product and share their story.
2. Stories - Who’s your neighbor? Share a story or image answering that question. It might be people that live near you, co-workers, or local shops and business. Highlight or share the story, and join the conversation. What does it really mean to be a neighbor to someone? Use the #socalityneighborproject tag to follow along.
3. Serve - Identify a need. Mother Teresa said, “do small things with great love”. Is there a way you can be a help to someone in your neighborhood, big or small? What do the non-profit organizations in your area need most? What about the family down the street? What about your classmates or co-workers? Your school, church, or workplace? What do you see? What need can you and the community around you meet?