Currently, there are 60 million people in the U.S. who volunteer
in their free time. So if people are not getting paid, why do they do it?
Is it because they need it for a resume, they’re bored, or to meet new
people? Maybe for some, but do you know what the #1 reason is why people
volunteer? TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
This is the reason why I volunteer. I have volunteered for
several NGOs now and I can’t stop. It is so rewarding for me to know that
what I do makes an impact. My fundraiser money, my time, and my efforts
are going towards a mission I truly believe in, and that is the most worthwhile
thing I think a person can do.
Now that I’m working for American Bone Health, I am on the other
side of the mirror. Instead of being the volunteer, I get to see what our
volunteers are doing for us and how they are impacting the communities around
them. I have so much respect for the volunteers who go out and do community
talks and fracture risk consultations because without them, we would never be
able to help spread awareness of osteoporosis and provide support to the older
people in our communities. So now I encourage you to help us fulfill our
mission and prevent osteoporosis. Volunteer once, and you will never give