Recently, Tiffini from The House of Belonging wrote an incredible post about a change jar she created, and I started thinking . . .
Always on the lookout for simple, yet tangible ways for our family to give, the change jar was perfect.
Get a jar. Simple, simple.
Drop in spare change, and watch it grow. Tangible, tangible.
To help build ownership, our daughter was given full authority to pick the recipient of the money. Oh, the power!
As some of you know, my girl, Amelia, occasionally blogs about our journey towards others-centered service (all for a mere quarter!). So here is what her eight-year-old-self decided to share about our new jar—
Hello world its me Amelia. My family is making a jar with lots of change we don’t use. We are giving the money to are Compassionate child, Audrey. She is six years old and she is sooooo cute. I was going to pick dogs and then hospitals and then make a child smile to give money to but I decided we should give it to Audrey because we are her sponsers. Love kisses, Amelia
And there it is. The Sullivans’ change jar is officially our Compassion child, Audrey’s jar, and we are excited.
What about you? Do you have a special place or reason for saving spare change?