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10 ways to 'give back' as kids go back to school
July 26, 2016
Going back to school can be tough on kids, teachers and parents. It can be even more difficult for families who can’t afford school supplies or are new to the area. But you can help change that.
How one kidney donation started a chain reaction
July 13, 2016 | Nicole Hurley, excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Zully Broussard says she's always tried to "do the right thing, even when no one's looking." But when her voluntary kidney donation to a complete stranger led to five more kidney donations, people across the nation turned to see the woman who started it all.
Declutter for generosity
May 11, 2016
A quick glance at anyone's calendar – including your own – and it's easy to understand why so many people struggle to make time for giving back. Work, school, home, sports, family and church activities leave little room for anything else. With so many things vying for your attention, it's both wise and fruitful to cut out the unnecessary – whether that's reducing physical clutter in and around your home, or decluttering your calendar.
With Thrivent Choice, you can help others without leaving home
March 28, 2016 | Meg McCormick, excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Providing wood to heat homes. Giving Bibles to young children. Turning a parking lot into a community garden. Those sound like typical volunteer efforts. But all this work and more is accomplished through Thrivent Choice®, one of Thrivent Financial’s charitable grant programs.