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Volunteering Abroad Doesn’t Have to Be an Introvert’s Nightmare

Excerpt:
“…Voluntourism has a bad reputation. It’s supposed to help vulnerable communities, but often it seems like the only people to benefit are the volunteers, who get new content for their resume and photos for their Instagram….”

Author: Corinne Pinfold
Date of Article: February 18, 2016
Source: Huffington Post
Website: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/corinne-pinfold/volunteering-abroad-doesnt-have-to-be-an-introverts-nightmare_b_9254852.html

Involver- Social Volunteering: An App That Brings Together Humanitarians, The Gamification Way

Excerpt:
“…Co-founded by Chad Smalley and Kevin Chua in December 2015, Involver – Social Volunteering is a platform that connects volunteers to social causes and help corporations and non-profits run data-oriented structured CSR programs economically….”

Author: Sindhu Hariharan
Date of Article: February 16, 2016
Source: Entrepreneur
Website: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/270827

3 Reasons Why Volunteering In Retirement Is Good For Your Health

Excerpt:
“…1. Older adults who volunteer tend to live longer. Scientists aren’t sure of the causal relationship between volunteering and a longer life span, said Erwin Tan, MD, director of Senior Corps, a program of the CNCS that connects volunteers ages 55 and older with organizations they can help….”

Author: Sonya Stinson
Date of Article: February 15, 2016
Source: Forbes
Website: http://www.forbes.com/sites/northwesternmutual/2016/02/15/3-reasons-why-volunteering-in-retirement-is-good-for-your-health/#4d5a810c4f7e

Engaging the community in art

Date of Article: June 19, 2014
Source: KingstonRegion.Com
Website: http://www.kingstonregion.com/news-story/4588453-engaging-the-community-in-art/

Community listings

Date of Article: June 19, 2014
Source: CommunityPress.ca
Website: http://www.communitypress.ca/2014/06/19/community-listings

Youth Volunteer Challenge Surpasses Goals and Breaks Records

Date of Article: June 6, 2014
Source: Kingston Herald
Website: http://kingstonherald.com/release/youth-volunteers-challenge-2010313503

Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
Sarah Bernhardt