- Food Pantry Workers including those in need themselves spending time to see that others are fed
- Faith Organizations providing refuge to the homeless by allowing “tent cities” to reside on their grounds (and further to fight local authorities for the right to do so)
- Red Cross volunteers responding to selflessly to disasters – things as common as hometown fires in the middle of the night to rapid response to large scale disasters
- Companies – and yes there are some – that deliver superior customer service in spite of tough economic times, reduced profits and a national trend to ignore the customer.
Change for a Dollar is an award-winning short film. More information can be found at the film’s Facebook page: Change For a Dollar. Winner – Best Short Film – Maryville Film Festival Winner – Audience Choice Award – Gateway Film Festival Winner – Audience Choice Award – Moonlight Film Festival Nominated – Best Female Filmmaker Award – Action On Film Intl Film Festival Nominated – Sirrocco Award – Action On Film Intl Film Festival Nominated – Best Silent Film – BareBones Intl Film FestivalEnjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation! Gaye Like this? You might also like:
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