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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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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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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Everyday Hero Stories

Marisa Thomas

Marisa Thomas is a shining example of a leader who is empathetic to the needs of so many lives in our community. Over the...

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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...

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Jim W

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.
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.

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