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Most college campuses will be quiet next week.  Traditionally spring break is used as a time for students to vacation, take a study break, enjoy the beach, and find a local bar.  This year spring break is sending some collegians to Staten Island.

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief leaders are sending a wave of college students who will respond to the needs of Hurricane Sandy survivors.  New York homeowners still need assistance as they try to rebuild their lives and clean up after the storm.

More than 300 students have registered to serve in New York over spring break. The collegiate effort will cycle new crews into the storm ravaged area each week until April 15.  Students will primarily work mud-out and cleanup jobs on Staten Island.

This work stands in direct opposition to the actions of their peers.  Instead of focusing on tans, rest, and alcohol recovery, this group of students will endure labor to help total strangers who are in great need.  These college students deserve all the kudos they can get.  Their efforts to perform selfless acts of service stand as a great testimony to Christ and doing the right thing in our world.

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Listen to any news outlet and you will hear a wide assortment of negative events.

We are constantly bombarded by the news of tragedies, disasters, and horrific events.  This Friday social media users can help to turn the tide and shine a light on acts that are about “doing the right thing.”

March 15, 2013 is the first bloggers unite event where the organizers and sponsors of bloggers unite are joining together with social media users to “do the right thing.” Bloggers Unite is a community designed to unite people around positive causes where we can make a difference in the world.

March 15, 2013 is your day to spotlight and share a story about “doing the right thing.”  You say “what the right thing” is!  Then spread your story on Bloggers Unite, share it on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social communities that you belong to.

Join the event, pick a worthy cause, and share it with the world.  You can help by sharing your faith, highlighting a humanitarian effort, sharing a social justice need, showcasing examples of integrity, or just telling others about a local charity.

It is time for people to hear good news.  It is time for us to share stories and inspire people to action where we live.  Take time on Friday, March 15th to share what right looks like and watch how it can help to transform the world.

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