The 12 Ways of Giving: 12 Simple Ways to Change Someone’s Life This Christmas

Oftentimes, the problem isn’t that we DON’T WANT to give, it’s that we DON’T KNOW HOW. We’re misguided, told to do this, only to find out that this really means that. But not here.

Here, on the Diabetes Site, we know you want to do good. You want to give to those in need. And we’re going to show you simple ways that you can do so.

Here, and on the pages that follow, you’ll find 12 simple ways in which to give. So, please, look around and explore which ways fit you and your situation best.

12. Reduce a veteran’s stress.

11. Sign to provide safe water for those in need.


As Americans, we take for granted that every house has a faucet with safe water and a toilet that keeps our personal waste from human contact.

Yet an estimated 768 million people around the world rely on unsafe water sources, and 2.5 billion people live without proper sanitation. This is a big deal for kids: diarrheal diseases and respiratory infections (pneumonia) are the two top child killers, and kids who lack access to drinkable water and proper sanitation are at much greater risk of dying.

Help support of proper sanitation being made into a greater priority.

10. Help a child with diabetes stay healthy.

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