Every year, Utahns give back to their communities in force. There’s no clearer sign of that than the annual survey of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which in 2016 named our state No. 1 in volunteering for the 11th straight... (Read More)
Around the world, volunteers are making a difference. They are managing disaster scenes to ensure injured people receive food, medicine and housing, providing education and mentorship for children who are at risk, and so much more.
Yet right... (Read More)
Many of us already have made a commitment to volunteering. We’ve seen the positive influence we can have on the lives of those around us. We’re eager to chip in when it means our friends and neighbors benefit.
To take volunteering to the... (Read More)
Many people enjoy setting New Year’s resolutions because they represent a chance to hit the reset button. We frequently set goals throughout the year that are quickly pushed aside because of the daily responsibilities of life. If you are... (Read More)
You might think volunteering is an activity that benefits only a small subset of the population, but you’d be wrong. It makes more sense to think about volunteering as if you were throwing stones into a pond. As those stones hit the water... (Read More)
As volunteers, we don’t like to show off. We work to help people in need, not to win popularity contests. Yet we also have a responsibility to explain to others why volunteering is so important. That’s especially true when the audience is... (Read More)