SOURCE: M & M'S
August 22, 2013 05:00 ET
MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - (Family Features) Whether you enjoy building homes or assisting a family who has survived a natural disaster, volunteer opportunities that are linked to your talents are out there. The following is a sample list of volunteer opportunities that exist in many communities and may be a perfect fit for you.
With so many charitable causes and organizations, it's easy to find a volunteer opportunity that's perfect for you. According to research conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service, those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, reported more self-worth and had fewer cases of depression. And the positive benefits don't end there. Volunteering also promotes the feelings of accomplishment and personal fulfillment rarely found in other activities.
Though the list of volunteer activities is vast, here are a few causes that can be found in most communities:
A simple online search will point you in the direction of the perfect volunteer opportunities that fit your lifestyle. Many sites also offer interactive ways to show your pride and involvement in the cause. One such site has been designed for the M&M'S Brand partnership with Habitat for Humanity. To learn more about how you can get involved and pledge hours to volunteer, visit www.mproveamerica.com.
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