Everybody has advice. Consider where the advice is from and if your objectives and the objective of the advisor are the same.
5. “You are never too poor to give.” // Parents, 1979.
I give enough in taxes for the government to waste in support of welfare, natives, and other low energy people that I do not feel any more is required.
Some people just need more pressure to feel the need to earn a living. There are those who are too damaged to hardly live, and perhaps they need our support. Many of those though, would not have survived without extraordinary efforts of the medical community. This has produce a tremendous long term liability on the government. It is my opinion that extraordinary efforts should be at the cost of the patient, and there long term care also at there expense. This is a reality of self supporting population.
I recognize that the population would not stand for such a change, but it will come as the medical system will bankrupt Canada, along with the welfare system. Oh well, in the end we all just die anyway.
But back to charity. I volunteer as a Archery Coach at Capital Region Archery Club, a totally volunteer run archery club. I do the drop in class, a class intended as the first introduction to archery.
I teach traditional style with modern wood riser recurves... sort of oxymoron. Oh well. The modern recurve shoots a faster arrow, much straighter and with far superior accuracy than any traditional bow for the beginner. The class can handle anyone that is old enough to pay attention to what they are doing to seniors. In general, archery is a light upper body workout to a heavy upper body workout in time, if you desire.That is my contribution to our society, likely over 100 to 150 hr/year. Two to four days, taking the show on the road, 2 to 4 days of workshops, open houses, etc plus perhaps 40 drop in classes, and still have to pay membership. Oh well, in the end we all just die off anyway.