If you’re interested in volunteering in New Orleans, consider looking in to the volunteer programs at Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans. Their website shows many of the volunteer programs they offer, all of which welcome help from local men and women ready to dedicate their time and efforts.
Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans has programs set up to help families, individuals and groups in the local area. Many of their programs help with seniors and youth, all of whom are local residents in the New Orleans area. Read the rest of this entry »
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“Giving and receiving are the same.” Do you believe in this philosophy? Have you ever experienced the emotional gratification of stumbling onto an opportunity to help someone and found that some higher part of yourself simply would not allow you to walk away? Imagine feeling this deep satisfaction on a regular basis by being part of one of the many volunteer programs available in the New Orleans area. We all feel terrible when we see those commercials about pets, children, or senior citizens who have to struggle to survive and have never known what it means to feel safe. “I wish I could do something,” can turn into “I helped someone today,” just by learning how to volunteer. Volunteering in New Orleans can change your whole perspective and offer you the deep, substantial feeling of being a truly ‘good’ person. Read the rest of this entry »