Hear to help
This community project, is based on the simple principle, that in every moment, there is the opportunity for it to be a wonderful one. What do we mean by that?
It says, that by taking the time to connect, engage and hear what is happening with others (and the environment around you) you are more able to respond with something real and relevant to help others (the environment) in that moment and possibly beyond.
How to ‘hear to help’
By conscious choice to bring this into ‘way of life’.
To hear, means to truly be in the space of others and your environment, to notice, listen, feel and sense what is happening.
Where you are not distracted, rather present and open to bring your whole self to the moment, in the exchange, to feel a true match between what is needed and what is possible.
By sharing incidental ways this happens, we are building a heart-based community, who chooses to care for themselves (heart, mind, body, spirit), others (that may include family, people known and unknown to you) and the environment (both the natural, virtual, and artificial).
Let’s hear about the way you give to this ‘hear to help’ community approach.
Hear to help… at home, work, outdoors… in moments, situations, life
- sharing your technology knowledge
- sharing your honest expression of feelings
- sharing items you no longer need
- sharing your time with others
- nurturing natures needs
Hear to help, could be an incidental moment,
as part of an approach / event that brings listening, expression and caring to others.
What we know
We know that people WANT to HELP and be involved in purposeful, rewarding and fulfilling projects and that’s what Hear to help brings.
We know the physical and mental benefits with moving more, and this approach promotes both.
It is an energy exchange with great value.
It has an intergenerational focus that brings the opportunity for involvement from all of the community.
Hear to help supports what’s at the heart of our community helping philosophy.
The ‘ripple’ is bringing another opportunity for people of the community to get involved in something small, simple, achievable, fulfilling and helpful and with incidental benefits beyond what can be seen.
Some current ‘hear to help’ projects
With more people homeless or struggling to pay the bills, having food available throughout the day, is not always possible.
What can we each do to play a role in caring for people who in moments or times are just feeling hungry and need a little to keep going?
There is a bigger need to take care of all our community members better, but for now, let’s not walk past what we can do.
This ‘Hear for you’ is a community project aimed at matching what can be done, with what is really needed.
This project involves you and cafe owners, where you pay forward an amount of $, and the cafe has a balance of funds to offer a coffee and simple food like a sandwich or roll to someone who arrives in need.
Let’s spread the word, so we all know the deal…
‘Hear to help’ with coffee cup symbol, as you can see here, fills us all in the picture, of where to give $, and where to receive.
Let’s reach out to cafe owners and people in the community who can afford a little to donate in this way… spread the word and give people some dignity in their moments of need.
Current cafes involved: