Be a Volunteer

When was the last time you volunteered? Some people help out a local charity. Some get involved with a service club. Some people help clean up the environment or strengthen the community or provide a warm face to those in need of comfort.

It’s about community spirit, giving back – just being an all-round good person.

And there is nothing that feels so good and makes a person feel so fulfilled as knowing that she is making a difference in the world.

Before I was balancing two active kids, I volunteered at my local food bank. It did not take all that much of my time (not as much as it should have, at least), but I never missed a scheduled time, despite a hectic schedule even before kids.

You see, it is not so important how much we contribute, but it is very important that we do.

In a few years, my life will change all over again – and I will return to volunteering more frequently.

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One Response to Be a Volunteer

  1. Jen Olney says:

    Volunteering doesn’t take much time out of your schedule. Community Service is a great way to give back and even moreso, you can do this in your own by giving your time and efforts, talents to those who need it the most. Great post, David.

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