Giving back is important to me. You might have figured that out from my Comments for a Cause series here on It’s Just Life.
My friend, Val, who blogs over at Corn Beans Pigs and Kids shared a great idea with her Facebook friends and I decided to do the same type of thing this year for all of our delivery folks.
USPS, UPS and Fed Ex drivers work really long hours during the holidays. Chris and I do a ton of online shopping and as a result we have a lot of packages that get delivered during this time. I always try to give a small gift to the mail folks but it is usually hit or miss with the other delivery drivers.
This year I have put out the basket of goodies and cooler of drinks along with a sign telling all of our delivery folks to help themselves.
And they have. Each day a few items are gone and it makes my heart happy to share a snack with them during their busy season.
Today the FedEx driver even left me a message.
All it takes is one small gesture to show appreciation and during busy times it really is important to me to go out of my way to show folks that they are appreciated. Thanks to Val for the idea! I may have to make this a yearly tradition.