The blessing of giving to others always comes back to the giver more times over. Finding volunteer opportunities will benefit the receiver but it also adds valuable elements to the giver. Through volunteering you can meet new friends, add interest to your life, learn new skills, and overall make a difference for others. We all have something to give (money, time, skills, networks, expertise or compassion).
Start by finding a cause that is important to you. Are there any issues you feel passionate about? Take inventory of what skills you can offer the cause. Evaluate the amount of time or money you can commit to. Volunteering can be one time or on-going. Here are some ideas to get you started…
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Venture 52 – Keeping with the New Year’s resolution spirit ~ and pursuit of forward positive thinking, becoming a better person, helping others, making a difference in the world, finding balance, etc. ~ there will be 52 projects featured that are inspiring me to do all the above.
Venture 52:1 ~ Starting a Business