5 reasons to volunteer

There are benefits you can look forward to when you volunteer. Volunteering can:

  1. Reduce stress by shifting our focus to someone else, interrupting your regular tension-producing patterns.
  2. Strengthen communities by bringing people together to work toward a common goal.
  3. Help you build new skills and learn about your neighbors.
  4. Promote personal growth and self-esteem.
  5. Build teamwork and boost feelings of purpose.