Some people are thinking about what good business to do this Christmas. Decors and small tokens that they can give to other people are surely on their mind. But while others are thinking of profits, others are doing it for organizations where hopefully their talents can be put to good use. Charitable organizations have to think of some way to generate income although it is not really the main purpose of their existence.
We see Christmas cards or even some baked goods coming from them. Ideally, anyone would be touched at the efforts and for sure, endorsing or buying them can really do a lot than get money for all their efforts. It is about acknowledging and valuing what these people try to come up during the Christmas season. Also, many would be surprised at how these made goods and items would be of better quality than the ones that we find in the usual department stores.
That is perhaps the funny part. While many companies are trying to find cheaper materials, these people make do with what they have. It is not a business for them but rather an outlet to see what they can come up with. Charities are not income-generating groups. They are there to support their occupants and discarded people of society.
Hence in a manner of speaking, it is like training them and helping them give their lives a purpose. This is something that they have truly forgotten and with these ventures, perhaps they can discover themselves and find intent to live in the process.
Originally posted on December 17, 2008 @ 8:28 am