I love to hear from other people on this. When DH and I set out on a quest to live a simpler lifestyle, I don't think we ever thought about the impact of this issue on our lives. In our budget, we set aside a certain amount to give away, and it can't be used for anything else. I get so much joy out of giving that money away, and I am always inspired by other's stories of ways that they have found to positively impact other's around them with the generosity that living a simpler life has afforded them. So, please, inspire me!!