52 promises


A New Year’s resolution is often the first promise we make in a new year. Alex Sheen, Founder of because I said I would, was inspired by a friend to create a 52-week New Year’s resolution. He wrote out 52 separate week long goals on promise cards and each week he randomly selects one out of a hat. Every week he records a video about the experience and dedicates it to a nonprofit organization or social cause. Click here to Subscribe to our YouTube channel!


“120 bags of groceries.” – Week 47 of 52 promises

My name is Alex and I am the founder of “Because I said I would.” For 2014, I made the promise to volunteer at a different nonprofit organization every week for 52 weeks in a row. This is week 47...

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“Knock. Knock.” – Week 45 of 52 promises

My name is Alex and I am the founder of “Because I said I would.” For 2014, I made the promise to volunteer at a different nonprofit organization every week for 52 weeks in a row. This is week 45...

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“Wigs for kids.” – Week 44 of 52 promises

My name is Alex and I am the founder of “Because I said I would.” For 2014, I made the promise to volunteer at a different nonprofit organization every week for 52 weeks in a row. This is week 44...

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“Bark Bark!” – Week 43 of 52 promises

My name is Alex and I am the founder of “Because I said I would.” For 2014, I made the promise to volunteer at a different nonprofit organization every week for 52 weeks in a row. This is week 43...

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