I Volunteer In My Community

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    Don't Feel So Empty & Useless...

    i decided to volunteer b/c my life felt empty- i deal cards at a casino, and drink and gamble on my off time (as do all of my friends).  while it's better money than what i went to school for, it all feels very empty sometimes. so over a year ago, i decided to sign up as a...
    northernwoodsgirl northernwoodsgirl
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2009

    My Entire Family Does

    My family and I spend time (especially around the holidays) in a community soup kitchen. We also give Hot Chocolate and blankets to the homeless in winter.It's a tradition my mother started when we were young. She wanted to teach us humility and to be thankful for what we have...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    36-40, T
    Dec 16, 2012

    Helps My Mental Health

    Since Jan 2009 Ive been volunteering mainly as a cook a few times a week at a clubhouse Im a member at for those with mental health issues. I cook between 1-2 dinners per week for up to 40 people and lunches almost 5 days a week and brunch or whenever needed. Members can get...
    bilow72 bilow72
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2010
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