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Random acts of m.a.d. #2: Make someone laugh


Here’s a ridiculously easy way to make a difference to someone’s day – laughter is the best medicine and we want to share with everyone! #randomactsofmad #makingadifference

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Random acts of m.a.d. #1: Pay someone’s parking meter

Today we kick off our rampage of Random Acts of m.a.d. (making a difference)! Are you up for today’s challenge? We’re posting daily tips in September with ways you can do something kind and unexpected for others (as well as sharing some of the good that we do to support people in need). Please Like, Share and Comment so we can spread goodness near and far! Together we can make a real difference :) #randomactsofmad #makingadifference

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Random Acts of m.a.d. (making a difference)

We’ve done #DeclutterforaCause and #ActioninAugust so now what at the m.a.d.woman foundation? Read the rest of this entry »

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Action in August – Day 8: Sense of Community

Introduce yourself to your neighbours, organise a social event such as a barbeque, picnic or street party to reignite a sense of community that can sometimes be lacking in this digital age. #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 31: Do a power audit

Do your own power audit. Turn off all of your appliances and test each one separately to see what makes your meter spin. You’ll be amazed at the items that can be costing you without you even using them! Save the planet – and your pocket! #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 30: Jump into a car pool

Jump into a car pool! Get talking at work to find out who lives ear you and suggest a car pool roster. Not only can you make new friends, you will also save on petrol and car running costs as well as reducing carbon emissions and traffic congestion. #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 29: Start a vegetable garden

Start your own vegetable and herb garden. Avoid harmful pesticides by knowing exactly what has been used in your garden. Don’t have room for a veggie patch? Ask your Council about community gardens in your local area. #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 28: Switch to green energy

Switch to green energy derived from renewable sources. Creating a greater demand will encourage investment, research and innovation in the development of alternative energy supplies. #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 27: Calculate your environmental footprint

Calculate your environmental footprint at www.carbonfootprint.com and then work on reducing it – at home, in the office and when you travel. Learn about your secondary footprint caused through your buying habits and find ways to reduce that too! #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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Action in August – Day 26: Pay it forward

Do one thing each day that makes a positive difference to someone’s life. This can be as simple as opening a door for someone, smiling and saying hello to people you meet during the day. Try surprising someone by paying for their parking or a coffee. Both of you might get a bigger buzz from this than from the caffeine. #ActioninAugust #makeadifference #madwomanfoundation

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