Get out and spread compassion!


One hour. Can you imagine taking one hour for yourself every week? I call it my power hour – it’s also known as restorative yoga. It’s one of my best hours of the week! Today when I was leaving yoga, I noticed some women wearing pink tutus walking down the street. It wasn’t a usual site. Then I realized these women were giving up three days to walk in solidarity, remembrance, and honor for those we have lost, loved, and love fighting breast cancer. Three days. My power hour and their three days.

What I know is that time is precious. And I also see that compassion is abundant. Self compassion – my power hour. Three days of compassion – honoring those we love.

There are lots of ways to support great organizations in the fight against breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month. Check out this list of events that are going on… And there’s a two day walk coming up in November.

So put on your pink shoes and go find your power hour.

Leanne Rubenstein 
Executive Director 
Compassionate Atlanta

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Kroger Community Rewards

Did you know that you can help create a more compassionate Atlanta every time you go to the supermarket?

If you have a registered Kroger Plus Card (available for free at the Customer Service desk in every Kroger store) and a Kroger Community Rewards online account, and choose us as your designated non-profit organization, your purchases will begin earning rewards for Compassionate Atlanta within 7 to 10 business days!