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Personal Stories About ‘Volunteering’

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    Helping Others

    One year, at cross county Sally past out. I was going to help her, but I was really out of breath. I could not really help her either because I went up to help and the girls that was helping her pushed me out of the way and said no we got this. So I said okay and after that one of my other friends made me fell...

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    Re Gifting: Giving Away What We Have Been Given.

    Seven years ago, in September of 2004, 16 random people were brought together by a common gift; their ability to sing. That fateful meeting has grown into a volunteer organization that has donated over $16, 000 to charities in their community. Most of us had never met, or were only passing acquaintances. We were...

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    Volunteers Make Homes For Homeless Youth

    Thanks to generous grant support, my organization has built nine units of permanent supportive housing for homeless youth -- the first of their kind in the state of Michigan. Funding came together through a unique public-private partnership to bring them from dreams to reality. The units were complete in August,...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Volunteering’

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    VOLUNTEERING

    Stephanie B

    Stephanie has worked tirelessly for over two years to provide encouraging cards to children in hospitals and homeless shelters. Last year she delivered more than 1,500 cards made by herself and members of the community to children in need. She also donates care packages with hygiene items to children in shelters...

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  • Mom
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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 clothes and she helped me. She also helps me with my homework. She also is my hero because she doesn't give up on anything. All the time she is working for hours and hours or almost the whole...

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    Stephanie B

    Stephanie Busby founded Sunshine Mail Foundation in 2010. With a degree in social work from the University of Maryland and a love for children, Stephanie crafted a mission focused on children in homeless shelters, foster care and hospitals. As a crafter, Ms. Busby had long been making homemade cards and sending...

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Explore Another Value

REACHING OUT
APPRECIATING NATURE
CHARACTER
TEAM WORK
HONESTY
FRIENDSHIP
RESPECT
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
LAUGHTER
DEVOTION
CLASS AND GRACE
INTEGRITY
FORGIVENESS
GOOD MANNERS
DO YOUR PART
GOOD EXAMPLES
EDUCATION
STRENGTH
HONOR
CREATIVITY
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
SOUL
EXCELLENCE
HOPE
LISTENING
OVERCOMING
FAMILY
SERVICE
JOY
PREPARATION
PEACE
DRIVE
SHARING
PARENTING
OPPORTUNITY
BELIEVE
VISION
GREAT MUSIC
LEADERSHIP
RESPONSIBILITY
SPORTSMANSHIP
GENEROSITY
FITNESS
CIVILITY
COURTESY
GIVING BACK
HARD WORK
RIGHT CHOICES
APPRECIATION
CONFIDENCE
PASSION
AMBITION
VOLUNTEERING
MOTIVATION
GRATITUDE
EQUALITY
HUMILITY
ACHIEVEMENT
PERSEVERANCE
GRIT
DETERMINATION
INCLUDING OTHERS
FORESIGHT
LITERACY
LEARNING
PERSISTENCE
CHARITY
INGENUITY
TRUST
KINDNESS
COURAGE
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
COMMITMENT
TRUE BEAUTY
COMPROMISE
JUSTICE
UNITY
MENTORING
DO THY BEST
CARING
STEWARDSHIP
MINDFULNESS
HELPING OTHERS
LOYALTY
RISING ABOVE
PIONEERING
ENCOURAGEMENT
HEALTH
COMPLIMENTS
COMPASSION
IMAGINE
PATIENCE
LIVE LIFE
PRACTICE
DEDICATION
COMMON GROUND
INNOVATION
CONNECTING
PURPOSE
INSPIRATION
SMILE
OPTIMISM
BEING THERE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
LOVE
SACRIFICE
Pass It On®

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

Sometimes we get information, sometime we don't; Sometime we do right things rightly, sometime we don't;Sometime we travel far, sometime we dwell dormant. No matter how many of those are SOMETIMES; How many times do we do what we do for MANKIND? If you have never thought of living for people, then you better start now before it is too late. This is what other people call Volunteering.
Chavala, F., Dar-es-salaam,Tanzania

What a great idea. I was just praying for something, and I saw your commercial. How can I help?
Steve F., Arizona