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Giving back helps others – and you!

Volunteers make an immeasurable difference in the lives of others. But did you know that volunteering can benefit your own health as well?

How Much Does Volunteering Impact People?

96% of people say volunteering enriches their sense of purpose in life
95% of volunteers say they are making their community better
78% of people say volunteering lowers their Stress
76% of people say volunteering made them feel healthier
80% of volunteers feel they have control over their health

Start reaping these mental and physical health benefits today:

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Check Out Your Local:

• Animal Shelters
• Nature Centers & Parks
• Food Pantries
• YMCA
• Libraries
• Museums
• Hospitals
• Habitat for Humanity
• Retirement Homes
• Community Centers

Want more information? 
http://createthegood.org/articles/volunteeringhealth

https://nonprofithub.org/featured/8-long-term-health-benefits-of-volunteering/

https://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/helping-people-changing-lives-the-6-health-benefits-of-volunteering

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