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The Art of Giving to Others - MariRu Design Studio's First Ever Giving Campaign!

It is more blessed to give than to receive. - Acts 20:35 Since I was a little girl, as far back as I can remember, my family has taught me that helping others is a must. My earliest memories are of my grandma helping others, mind you, we were not rich or even well off, but my grandma taught all her children and grandchildren the beauty of giving. Giving takes many forms: a kind word, a hug, a friendly wave, a little assistance for those who need it... In fact, I used to get in trouble with my mom for giving away my toys and clothes to other children because I saw grandma giving away to others what little she had. When I got older and went away to college I loved the independence that college life brought me. I had little money but I made the most of life: work, relationships, family, church... I I decided to give my free time to worthy causes.  I began to volunteer my time and ended up volunteering with at-risk-youth, sick children at the local's children hospital, Habitat for