VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering is to perform a service willingly and without pay.

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  • “There is incredible value in being of service to others.”

    —Elizabeth Berg Author

  • “To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.”

    —Pearl S. Buck Writer, Nobel And Pulitzer Prize Winner

  • “Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.”

    —Carrie Chapman Catt American Women's Rights Activist

  • “The highest of distinctions is service to others.”

    —King George IV King Of Great Britain, Ireland And Hanover

  • “How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?”

    —Unknown

Stories About Volunteering

Sundays With Jesse

Submitted by Anonymous

It all started after I had volunteered with our church's Vacation Bible School program. Working with the kids made me realize...

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Gift Of Hope

Submitted by Anonymous

About 2 years ago, as a sophomore in High School, I volunteered at a thrift store on the weekends. I didn't have any real...

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Re Gifting: Giving Away What We Have Been Given.

Submitted by Todd Owens

Seven years ago, in September of 2004, 16 random people were brought together by a common gift; their ability to sing. That...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Stephanie B

Stephanie has worked tirelessly for over two years to provide encouraging cards to children in hospitals and homeless...

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Diane Wall

My mom Diane Wall is my hero because she helps me with a lot of things. One time I had to clean my room and sort out my...

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Jo Ann B

My mother has spent the past 9 years working with Special Olympics. But her story of love, compassion, and patience doesn’t...

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Recent Comments

I am not some "bored stay at home Mom"! I work and I volunteer! It is a rewarding expireance to volunteer and it's sad more people don't do it.
Shelley, Cincinnati, Oh

All accidents are striking, but one good thing is that people show their best side, solidarity, I see this a lot in my country, voluntarily serve in the churches and our families.
Anderson, Colatina Es, Brasil

Volunteering is fun! I love it. I'm going to do it today.
Hunter, Renfrew

I just love to volunteer ? Don't you?
Amelia, Paris

I became a Boy Scout Leader 4 years ago by accident. To see the boys grow up into good young men is a reward I could never have imagined. I look to this site often for inspiration to pass along. Unconditional giving is what we are all called to do.
Bryan K., San Diego, Ca.

I've been volunteering with a local animal rescue group for 2 1/2 yrs now. I've fostered over 70 cats in my home and it's been the most rewarding and challenging experience of my life.
Linda, Knoxville Tn

When I donated blood for the first time, I was really scared but looking around at other volunteers made my fear vanish.
Himanshu Badjatya, Madhya Pradesh

I love this foundation.When i saw their advert on CNN,I Loved it so much and i checked their website.This must be a website from America people.It is so great.for volunteering,there was a day i donated one pint of my blood to health workers for their patients who need blood in their hospitals.many patients need blood due to road traffic accident,complications of childbirth and many other diseases.I was so glad that a donated my blood.It was just a humble service to humanity.I was so glad that i saved lives of others.SO BE GOOD,Donate your blood for the sake of others who need it.
Ikeazor Anieto, Lagos, Nigeria

I've been doing a LOT of Volunteering lately(with young children, teens, adults, ect.) at a Museum, and when the kids' face lights up when you make a doll out of corn husks, or make a cobbler on the open fire, It's priceless!!!
Holly M., Scotland

I love this foundation. There was a day when I donated one pint of my blood voluntarily to health workers for their hospital patients who need blood.
Ikeazor Anieto, Lagos,Nigeria