Reasons to give it a try.
Volunteers say that they feel better physically, mentally and emotionally.
Volunteers feel a deeper connection to communities and to others.
Volunteering helps people manage and lower their stress levels.
Volunteers are more informed, engaged and involved in managing their health.
In a charity and volunteer organization survey of people who volunteered for the first time.
100% felt good and happy.
50% felt physically healthier.
75% felt a need to volunteer again.
How to start
If you want to know more about where you can volunteer, here are some places to visit to help you get started.