Volunteer: Help others this year to help yourself. Volunteering and helping others often makes your feel happier and see your community in a new light. Keep volunteering simple, make a neighbor a loaf of bread, take the neighbor kid to school, surprise a friend with a handwritten card, shovel someone’s driveway, or become a board member.
Benefits of volunteering:
- According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, volunteering gives people a sense of satisfaction they are helping out
- Improves social and physical health
- helps others and improves your community
- According to Habitat for Humanity‘s Benefits of Volunteering, volunteering also can help you get a new job, live longer, learn something new and see the world in a new light.
Check out the Corporation for National and Community Service website for Tips for families who want to volunteer to find nine helpful tips to make volunteering a family event. Or check out there 10 Tips to Become a Volunteer.