Be the Impact Day – November 2, 2022

Be the Impact Day is on November 2. Pat Miller, the International Executive Director of Pure International Pageants, founded this day. It is set aside for individuals to do something good in their community. You get to decide what to do and how you want to make a difference in your community.

You can volunteer, donate, or start a project to give back to the community. We all owe the world a debt of gratitude and share equal responsibility to make it a better place. This holiday is about leaving the world a much better place.

History of Be the Impact Day

Pure International Pageants founded this day in 2020. Choosing a specific day for making an impact is an initiative that encourages everyone to make a difference in their community. By establishing a day dedicated to promoting good deeds and acts that positively influence our communities, we can motivate others to do the same in their communities all year.

This day also teaches us how to execute projects by encouraging collaboration with community and school organizations to find methods to effect positive change. The initiative brings together people worldwide to collaborate and make a difference in their communities. Million lives across the globe change as a result of the focused group effort.

All our actions and choices have an effect. Your impact on others is immeasurable; however, the recipient treasures it. Thus, there is no such thing as a small or large influence.

As part of the “Be the Impact” campaign, your project should aim to meet people’s needs. Your project could earn you consideration for the Pure International Pageant’s #BeTheImpact Awards given at the annual celebration.

Let’s work together to make a difference in the world, one good act at a time.

Be the Impact Day timeline

1859
Self Reflection Takes Hold

Samuel Smiles publishes “Self-Help,” the first self-consciously written book on personal development.

1952
The Power Of Positive Thinking

Norman Vincent Peale releases ‘The Power of Positive Thinking,” — a self-help book that was a staple at the time as people sought to improve their community and live happier and healthier lives.

2011
Pure International Pageants

The first national Pure International Pageants takes place.

2020
The Day Is Born

Pat Miller creates Be the Impact Day.

Be the Impact Day FAQs

How do you leave an impact on people?

Begin by exceeding expectations. Be aware of what is going on around you and what others are going through.

How can you make your community better?

Try these tips to make a big difference and impact your community: Start a community library or a book exchange in your neighborhood, start a community garden or plant a street tree, participate in a group art project, volunteer, or patronize local establishments.

How can a teenager help the community?

Teens can help through volunteering, community activity, and carrying out their civic responsibilities. Become a member of a club or a local environmental group; help with a school play or coach sports for juniors. You could also try establishing a communal arts facility or participating in youth radio.

How to Observe Be the Impact Day

  1. Perform a good deed

    We have become so accustomed to receiving rewards and credit for doing good deeds that it has become the sole motivation for these acts. Do a good deed today for no other reason than to leave a positive impact for the world’s benefit.

  2. Donate or start a project

    Donating to community projects and charities is a great way to mark this holiday. You can also start a personal project to improve the lives of others in your community or globally.

  3. Volunteer

    Search for volunteer opportunities in your community and sign up. It can be a rewarding experience and will help you make meaningful contributions toward helping others.

5 Facts About Humanitarian Works

  1. Long life

    Helping people can make you live longer.

  2. Contagious

    People are more likely to perform good deeds after watching someone do the same thing.

  3. Elation

    The happiness you feel after helping others is from your body’s release of oxytocin.

  4. Stress relief

    Helping others provides social opportunities, which can relieve loneliness and stress.

  5. Better odds

    According to sociologists, teen volunteers stand a better chance of getting higher grades.

Why Be the Impact Day is Important

  1. Helping others brings fulfillment and purpose

    Are you seeking more meaning in your daily life? Helping others has proven to improve a person's overall feeling of purpose and identity.

  2. Giving inspires more giving

    “The New England Journal of Medicine” reported a trend when an anonymous donor made a kidney donation. That single deed sparked a chain reaction of ten kidney donations and transplants from the recipients' spouses and families spanning five states.

  3. Productivity increases when people are helpful

    Based on Adam Grant’s studies, employees were significantly more productive when they directly interacted with the beneficiaries of their job. He became a renowned researcher in organizational psychology.

Be the Impact Day dates

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