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How to Give the Gift of Presence

From food pantry donations to Salvation Army bell ringers, opportunities for Christmas giving abound. But in a nation that prizes efficiency, it can be harder for us to give the currency of time. Time is money, after all, right? Or do we need to rethink the way we give—this Christmas and beyond?