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Patrick Roche, co-founder of Roche Brothers supermarkets, and his wife,
Barbara, have given $20 million to a center at Boston College charged with
revitalizing Catholic education in America.

This whopping contribution honors a childhood experience.According to the Philanthropy Project, the retired grocer credits “Catholic
schools for providing a crucial safety net for his family when his mother
died.”

 
The gift from will be used by the Center for Catholic Education to help
train Catholic school teachers and administrators. Read more at the Philanthropy Project.

One of the greatest things any of us can do in life is reach out and do
a good deed for others. It doesn’t require donating millions! Whether it means offering your
love and compassion, or making a charitable donation of time, energy or
money, there are many ways to bring sunshine into the lives of others.
Here are 21 simple suggestions to get you started.

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