Quotes on Volunteerism
Volunteers might not make sweeping and sudden changes, but they make lasting changes bit by bit, one life at a time. It's those little changes added up together that influence generations upon generations.
An Uncommon Courage
A volunteer uses an uncommon kind of courage: it's the kind of courage that's willing to forego notability, sacrifice selflessly, and get personally invested in the lives of people.
Giving Your Time and Talent
Anyone can write a check but it takes a special unselfishness to get your hands dirty, go where no one else wants to, and give of your time and talent.
Return on Investment
Volunteering has an excellent return on investment: you receive so much more than you could ever give.
Mover and Shaker
If you want to be a mover and shaker; really change the world, volunteer.
If you see a need, don't wait around for someone else to make the difference. Be the someone else.
Volunteers leave marks of indelible love and compassion on all they serve.
A volunteer is a hero whose strength is in compassion, empathy, and humility. This hero isn't satisfied with notoriety, appreciation or even seeing the seeds they sowed sprout new life. Rather, this hero volunteers simply to help others