Our friends weigh in often on our Facebook page with comments, opinions, and all kinds of interesting observations.
The latest fill-in-the-blank status update is: “I'm inspired to volunteer by ____________”
Not surprisingly, the comments run the gamut from personal heroes to organizations. Here's a sample of what folks had to say about what inspires them to volunteer:
- Love for others
- My mom
- Occupy Sandy Relief NYC
- United Way
- Helping Eielson Air Force Base and serving with a cheerful spirit!
- FLOTUS (That's First Lady Michelle Obama, for those not versed in acronym speak.)
- Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver (and Maria!)
- Our students!
There are lots of reasons Americans volunteer their free time or participate in national service.
What inspires you? Visit our Facebook page and join the discussion.