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GiveSmart in November: A Month of Thankfulness

Posted by Ashley Shaw on 12/7/17 11:00 AM


It is time, once again, to step back and take a look at what GiveSmart has been up to in the past month. It was a good month too. And how could it not be? We celebrated Thanksgiving and all got to see just how much we had to be thankful for!

This year, just as in years past, the GiveSmart Thanksgiving Celebration came in three parts:

Part 1: The Thanksgiving List


Before we can go through the food line - which makes up Part 2 - everyone gets to say just what they are thankful for this year. It's always heartening to hear the many ways the team here has to be thankful.

From family and friends to good health and new babies and, of course, to all of our amazing customers who are changing and saving the world day after day, you can't help but to feel good when you listen to everyone here talk about the great things going on in their lives.

Of course, while it's nice to hear everyone give thanks, it is also good to eat the food we all brought in. So let's move on to Part 2.

Part 2: The Thanksgiving Dinner


GiveSmart provides the meat. Everything else is potluck. And people here are really good cooks so the food is always great!

However, along with the great food, it's just nice to sit around with everyone and just catch up. We work hard all throughout the year, so even though we work right beside each other, we don't always get to simply hang out.

So, the food was great, and the conversation was better.

Part 3: The Pie Cook-Off

Finally, we had the pie cook-off. Throughout the year, we have a list of contests to keep the competitive spirit up around the office. This one is probably the most popular and the most fierce.

Look at these pies!

And trust me, they all taste as good as the look (some taste even better than they look.)



 However, in the end, we all voted, and Zuchero was the victor!


Final Words of Thanks!

While there was a lot on our list of things to be thankful for, one big one is all of you. Charities, organizations, and nonprofits around the country are making big changes and doing great things to make the world a better place.

We are all thankful to be a part of it!

So thank you for what you are doing each and everyday.

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