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The holiday season is upon us, and as you bake Christmas cookies and trim the tree, or decorate the house with your favorite menorah, it’s important to take some time to give back. While this busy month of the year is filled with plenty of parties, shopping and cheer, making time to do a good deed can greatly revitalize your spirit. From donating canned goods to putting together a care package for troops or helping the homeless, here are 12 ideas for volunteering during the holidays.
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1. Bake cookies with your kids and then pass them out to your neighborhood for extra cheer.
It doesn’t matter if you make traditional Christmas cookies or do make-ahead cookies this holiday season. What matters is spending time with loved ones and spreading that holiday cheer by giving out sweet somethings as a sign of caring.