In the midst of holiday shopping, it's important to pause and think about those who are less fortunate, and consider simple ways we can give back. Recently Kohl's approached me to see if I'd like to help participate in their "Pay It Forward" campaign and generously provided me with a $250 gift card to use to shop at my local Kohl's and buy merchandise for a member of my community who's in need.
The timing could not have been more perfect - each year at Christmastime, I participate in a "giving tree" campaign at my church where we purchase gifts for a needy child, so I was grateful to be able to have the chance to really splurge this season with the $250 gift card! My hubby went with me to help me pick the perfect gifts for "our" little boy, who needed clothes and also requested a few fun toys.
Here's what we got: