Volunteering is to perform a service willingly and without pay.
“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?”
Stories About Volunteering
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...
Lessons Learned From Sitting With The Dying
Submitted by Sam A
Hospice – Lessons Learned Reprint - Originally Published in the Heartland Volunteer Newsletter, June 2011 By: Sam Aspley,...
Submitted by Faith
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...
Everyday Hero Stories
Marisa Thomas is a shining example of a leader who is empathetic to the needs of so many lives in our community. Over the...
Stephanie Busby founded Sunshine Mail Foundation in 2010. With a degree in social work from the University of Maryland and a...
My hero is my dad for a lot of reasons. His intelligence, creativity, and caring personality are what make him my hero....
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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.
I just love to volunteer ?
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.