every little bit helps

Every little bit helps.

Prov. Even the smallest amount is helpful. Tom: I can only give a dollar to your charity. Mary: That's OK. Every little bit helps. Jane gave me a pair of booties for my new baby. It's not much, but every little bit helps.
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every little bit helps

Any contribution can be useful, as in He can only give us one day, but every little bit helps. This expression, with slightly different wording ( everything helps), dates from the late 1500s.
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Someone has to find the find the money and every little bit helps.
While he is sponsored by RST, he has raced abroad off his own back, which can be a costly business, so every little bit helps.
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Every little bit helps and everyone is welcome (children need to be accompanied by an adult).
Wish is a wonderful scheme and I know that it's going to be shared between 200 other organisations but every little bit helps our organisation.
If you can't seem to manage to get your federally recommended two and a half hours of moderate weekly exercise, don't fret 6 every little bit helps.
I am always looking for sponsors to help with the tremendous costs of it all, every little bit helps.
Come for the morning, the afternoon, or only for an hour - every little bit helps," Mr.
I know the money we're giving isn't going to go a long way, but right now every little bit helps," said Kim Delorme.
There isn't a lot of money to be made by selling rabbits as family pets, but every little bit helps.
That may not seem like much, but for a small office tasked with so many duties, every little bit helps a great deal.
It's been kind of tough finding another job, so every little bit helps.
More and more people of all ages are becoming involved in sport, which can range from walking to cross-country running, but whatever the exercise, every little bit helps.
6% isn't a heck of a lot, when you're chasing fuel-efficiency improvements, every little bit helps.