Why I Volunteer

Alecia has been been one of our volunteer bloggers this year! Learn about how she was inspired to start volunteering! “There’s something about helping people that makes me appreciate the beauty of humanity. As a child, this was something I gravitated to instinctually.  As an elementary school student, my dad and I volunteered through our …

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How Volunteering Promotes Social Engagement

In recent times, social engagement has come to mean more involvement on social media instead of live social connections. However as many studies have shown, nothing can replace live interaction with others. Here are a few ways volunteering helps promote social engagement. Improves bonds between family and friends Looking for a new way to spend …

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Improve your Health by Volunteering?

It’s true! Maintaining one’s health is a priority to that often falls behind for our other priorities in life. Between attending school and/or working, maintaining a home and family life and numerous social obligations, it seems nearly impossible to stay healthy. If you’re looking for a creative way to get healthy while helping others, check …

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