Millions of people from more than 75 countries around the globe will take part in Good Deeds Day 2017. If you want to be a part of the global movement of doing good and are still looking for ways to get it all started, we got you covered with our little guide on how you can get involved.
Volunteer service is a great way to connect with and improve your community, a chance to help your neighbors and create positive change. As a newcomer to Washington, D.C., in 2006, Shaterri Casteel, program manager for Points of Light’s ServiceWorks program, used service as an opportunity to become more acquainted with the issues facing her new community.
At first glance, Jersey Cares Success Coach Marc Wolensky and college student and ServiceWorks alum Christian Illescas don’t seem like two people whose paths would be likely to cross – but looks can be deceiving.
In difficult times, we often look to humanitarian groups to support those in need. Since the onset of the refugee crisis, this has certainly been the case in Brazil. To supplement governmental support, which can be quickly overwhelmed by an influx of immigrants, Atados used a project model that revolutionizes the way volunteers become involved in solving social crises.