Pay for Technology
were handed out for Lent usually during Catechism class. We were expected to fill the bowls with money, return them and the money was then given to a charity. At least that was my understanding of it when I was a child. One year, my parents took the bowl and set it on top of the tv. In order to watch tv during Lent that year, we had to put money in the bowl. It was no problem for me because I was a saver and I think I had started babysitting at that point. So I quickly whipped out a $20 for the bowl and was allowed to watch as much tv as I wanted while my siblings scrambled for coins.
and donate the money to them or just collect the money and choose a different charity. Not only a lesson in giving but also a lesson in sacrificing when you don’t get to have screen time because you don’t have the money to pay for it.