To read part one of this post, click here! Spotlight the Seniors Often not at the center of attention, seniors in our neighborhoods and communities frequently rely on the selflessness of others to remain healthy and happy as well as perform daily tasks, such as grocery shopping and laundry. Keep those people in mind–the elderly window who […]
We shouldn’t need an excuse to inspire, recognize, and encourage ourselves and those around us to join or create initiatives to engage with and improve our communities, countries, and the world. However, National Volunteer Week is just that excuse. And while I believe engaging in philanthropic, selfless acts on a daily basis is something we as […]
Last month I was fortunate enough to spend some time in Kolkata, India working on a journalism project which was focused on the Asha Orphanage Organization. Kolkata is the former capitol of British India, and the British influences architecturally and culturally are quite obvious. Now known as India’s cultural and intellectual capitol, the Lonely Planet regarded Kolkata as “…a daily […]
Being in college is tough. Not only are you adjusting to the idea of being “on your own” but you’re also balancing your now-boundless social life with school work and classes, volunteering, sports and exercise, and a job or work study program. All while doing your own laundry and dishes! No matter how busy or […]
Many of us beef up our resumes with a myriad of volunteering experiences in high school with the hopes to land a spot at our first choice college or university. And it works. All those breast cancer brunches, soup kitchen hours, and railroad cleanups make any incoming freshman’s resume stand out with well-rounded activity and selflessness. […]
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