Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Volunteer To Make a Difference



Did you know that there are benefits to volunteering?
20 reason why volunteering can make a difference in your life.
· Help others
· Make a difference
· Find purpose
· Enjoy a meaningful conversation
· Connect with your community
· Feel involved
· Contribute to a cause that you care about
· Use your skills in a productive way
· Develop new skills
· Meet new people
· Explore new areas of interest
· Meet good people
· Impress your mom
· Impress yourself
· Expand your horizons
· Get out of the house
· Make new friends
· Strengthen your resume
· Feel better about yourself
Take the time this holiday season to give back to those who might need a little something extra this time of year.

Volunteer:
Your local hospital
Your local animal shelter
Your local women’s shelter
Your local homeless shelter
Your local boys and girls club
Your local senior citizen center
Thinking Outside the Box:
Donate blood
Feed a family in need
Host a family for Christmas
Donate a gift for the local toy drive
Help and elderly neighbor with a chore
Watch a neighbor’s child for a few hours
Donate your skills to a local non-profit program
Gather a group to clean your local beach or park
Knit, crochet or sew a blanket for people at your local hospital
Bake holiday treats for the local Police Station and Fire Fighters

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