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Why Should You Volunteer or Work for a Charity?

15 May, 2013 0 comments All life areas

It may seem like kind of a no-brainer; helping people is just a good thing to do, all around. But for some people, charity work, making a contribution to society and volunteering their time may get pushed to the sidelines in favor of more pressing, personal issues and pursuits, like spending time with people you care about, education or work. Here are a few great things about charity to remind you why volunteering your time and money is such a valuable endeavor:

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Social Service can Change your Life: The Challenge of the Unknown

26 Jan, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Anyone who has ever engaged in any form of volunteer or social service with a non profit organization or an NGO would know the vast amount of satisfaction charitable or philanthropic work can bring. The beauty of volunteering to bring about some change in the societies we live in is inherent in the understanding that change is after all in our hands. Be it in the social or personal arena, the power to effect change in our lives as well as others’ lives lies with the individual self. Social Service is an extension of this concept. When we speak of social service, our minds instantly go on the lines of working at an orphanage or organizing a petition to save the environment or something similar. This is social service to the regular citizen who doesn’t have the bent of mind to invest all his time in this work and become a full time social service volunteer, but at the same time is willing to find time to give back to the community. This lies at the heart of social service. The intent and the act of finding time for something that is purely for the benefit of someone else is different experience for everyone and has the ability to transform lives. Here are 5 ways in which Social Service can change your life:

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