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Your Generosity Heals

Did you know that generosity is powerful medicine? Studies show that when you give, it reduces your stress, alleviates depression, and gives you a greater sense of happiness. Being generous also enhances mental and emotional health by boosting social connectedness, optimism, and contentment. It may even lower your blood pressure and extend your life!

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Whole Person Health Education Fund

When you give to AdventHealth’s Whole Person Health Education Fund, you not only help yourself—you help create vital, innovative materials to educate and empower others. You help them discover the healthiest lifestyle on earth. A lifestyle that research shows will add years of health and well-being to the lives of those who embrace it. Just think of the mighty ripple effect these resources will have of improved health and happiness in our communities, our country, and even around the world!

Experience the benefits of giving by donating to the Whole Person Health Education Fund today. 100 percent of your gift will support these life-changing resources.

If you need assistance, please call us at Call 407-303-2784 from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, or email us at [email protected].

5 Ways Giving Is Good for You

The University of California Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center suggests five compelling ways giving is good for you. They include:

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    Research shows giving to someone else makes us happier than if we had used the funds on ourselves. One National Institutes of Health study showed that charitable giving stimulates parts of the brain associated with pleasure.

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    Generosity promotes better health across all ages, even benefiting those with chronic illnesses. Studies found that individuals who gave enjoyed lower blood pressure, experienced less stress, had lower levels of depression, and a greater sense of happiness and wellbeing. Some studies show that giving may even increase your lifespan!

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    Social connectedness

    When you give, you feel closer to the other person, and they feel closer to you. These feelings of connection with others create better mental and emotional health in the one who gives.

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    Giving creates a sense of gratitude in both the giver and the receiver—and that grateful feeling also helps create optimism and contentment with one’s life.

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    Ripple effect

    When you give, it inspires others that know of your gift to be generous as well. Studies have shown that generosity can affect others by three degrees, potentially impacting dozens of people you don’t even know.



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