The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Hickman400 N. Walnut StreetWest Chester, PA19382
Share your musical talents with patients who cannot get out to concerts or other events. They will be so appreciative that you came.
Use your muical talents to bless others:
Sing or play your instruments in facilities or homes where our patient's live.
Basic training provided to help you with patient interaction
How can you benefit by being a volunteer?
Buld your resume - volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability and flexibility
Increase meaning and purpose in your life
Feel pride in making an impact
Experience opportunities for growth and development
Develop interpersonal skills
Volunteering can add years to your life - A sutdy of 10,000 people, published in the hournal Haealth Psychology found that those who regularly volunteer are less likely to die than non-volunteers. And people who give back for the "right" reasons (e.g., to help others, not to feel better about themselves) stay alive the longest.