With better weather, and folks eager to get outdoors after a long winter, spring is the perfect season to support a charity walk or run. These community events offer a fun way for people to learn more about an issue, express their collective support for a cause they care about, and become part of a Read more about Why We Walk: Stepping Up to Support Charity[…]
By Guest Student Blogger, Anna S. The summer before my senior year I participated in a human rights symposium, in which students collaborated and discussed a wide variety of social justice issues, both domestic and international. This experience inspired me to pursue a long-term project connected to the plight of refugees within my own community, Read more about Arts Feast: Celebrating Refugees and Immigrants in our Community[…]
The news about Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is terrible. People need our help, but what CAN we do? And what SHOULD we do?
Volunteers give meaning to the word “gift”, which means “a thing given willingly without payment.” In the spirit of the holidays, we share these enduring gifts from the student volunteers who have made an impact every day on the kids at South End Children’s Cafe
Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, and for remembering our place amongst a wider community. We don’t just think about our own families, but our neighbors and our fellow Americans. We think about those who may not be as lucky as we are.
If we better our world, we better ourselves. Studies show volunteering can create better social connections, ward off loneliness and decrease hypertension and heart disease.