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?”


Stories About Volunteering

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,...

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Volunteers Make Homes For Homeless Youth

Submitted by Kerry Williams

Thanks to generous grant support, my organization has built nine units of permanent supportive housing for homeless youth --...

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Helping Others

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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

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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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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Linda Honnold

Linda Honnold is inspiration and very well stands for your entire list of values. She is kind hearted, charitable and...

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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.

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