Christmas is as much a time for indulgence as it is a time to give back.
Armed with this philosophy (and some serious Christmas cheer), Take 5 writers Mitch and Megs took to the streets of Wollongong, NSW, to hand out some early Christmas gifts in the form of $100 notes.
But that wasn't the best part - the excitable recipients then shared their own personal stories with Take 5, and some of them really got us thinking.
From heart wrenching stories of loss, to quirky tales of best friends, sisters and style twins.
Keep scrolling as we explore some of the heartwarming and inspiring stories of every day people who are experiencing extraordinary things.