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We know you can’t buy your way to happiness, but rather when you give your life away you begin to find it.

Set a giving goal.

We’ll help you meet your goal and live life generously.

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Every time you help, the story lives on your wall so you watch your generosity grow over time. 

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Get reminders on when to do good, handcrafted thank yous from those you’re helping, and reminders about your goals.

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We should all live in a world where everyone helps their neighbor. Show your support by sharing about us on social or wearing Purposity apparel.


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Purposity has been able to connect a police officer and his six children with resources after a house fire; kids with cancer to anti-nausea tools for their hospital stays, and veterans experiencing homelessness with needs as simple as deodorant.
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Inspiration Starts with You

Many of us are feeling a little lost lately, unsure where to turn to get away from the noise. It’s deafening. Our social media, once thought to be a mindless reprieve, can now be a source of paralyzing anxiety. We are at a point in our nation’s history where division may pose our greatest threat. It leaves us seeking inspiration, wondering, “Where do I turn?” and, “How do I make a difference?” We all want to be inspired to take action. But, with so much negativity, knowing where and how to start is almost as overwhelming as pulling up a Facebook feed.

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The Power of Purpose

When we started this journey, we weren’t sure exactly what to expect. We believed that people would come along with us on this quest to find purpose through generosity (Purposity), but we didn’t quite conceptualize how quickly our idea would spread.

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Why Generosity Feels So Good

There’s actually something called the paradox of generosity. Simply stated, it refers to the idea that by not caring for someone else, we end up not caring for ourselves. In fact, there’s a book about it aptly named The Generosity Paradox: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose (2014).

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You Spoke. We Listened.

You may have noticed a few (actually, quite a few) new options when visiting your Purposity page lately. A few months ago we launched personal profiles. Since then, we’ve been working hard to make sure users got exactly what they asked for. Here’s the list of our newest features, designed with you in mind.

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Part Three: Four Ways Technology Strengthens Human Connection

Empathy is the root of human connectivity. It helps us overcome distrust and build a sense of understanding and connection with others. It creates a bond with those from whom we differ which is critical in a deeply-polarized world. In the real world, we tend to stick to what we know, among those that are most like us. But, online, we’re exposed to other points-of-views, ways of life and beliefs. This is a powerful tool…especially when it comes from friends and those we admire.

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Part One: Four Ways Technology Strengthens Human Connection

Technology sometimes gets a bad rep when it comes to how it affects human connectivity. But, it’s not all bad. Sure, there are the constant tug of a bottomless inbox, potential for Facebook drama and the frequent Netflix binges (we’re not judging), but what about all it’s doing for us to strengthen the human connection? In this series, we’ll take a look at the good it can do to enrich our relationships.

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“I’m amazed to see the overwhelming response of those in my community to help their neighbors.”

Catherine Knowles
Homeless Liason
Metro Nashville Public Schools

"With Purposity, we have greater capacity to meet participants’ needs, leading to greater housing retention and overall programmatic success."

Ian Cohn
Volunteers of America

"I recommend other communities consider Purposity as one vehicle to help level the playing field for all children."

Dr. Jeff Bearden
Forsyth County Schools