Teri James

Langley sharing Christmas spirit: Part 2

A few locals were asked to share five unexpected gift ideas this holiday season.

  • Dec. 21, 2016 8:00 a.m.

’Tis the season of giving, and in keeping with the concept of showing kindness to other this holiday season, we invited a handful of local people to suggest five unexpected gifts they’d give this Christmas.

These couldn’t be gifts with any significant monetary value, nor anything to do with politics.

Instead, we asked them to share generous deeds/gifts they might give to a complete stranger in these last few days leading up to Christmas.

We received some meaningful, creative, and thoughtfully unexpected gifts you too might wish to share this holiday season.

We will be publishing one of these lists each day, counting down to Christmas Day.

Teri Jamesexecutive directorDowntown LangleyBusiness Association

1. Make Christmas ornaments with your grandchildren and then deliver them to the neighbours together.

2. Take a senior out to a Christmas concert at the local church.

3. Write cards of appreciation and give them to your postal worker, the local maintenance person, and your local barista to tell them that they make a difference in your day.

4. Hang a wreath with a note that says “Merry Christmas” on someone’s front door, when they are out.

5. Help out when it snows with shovelling, salting, or cleaning off someone else’s car – while yours is warming up.

• Click here to see Part 1

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