Remember the other day when we were talking about how in 2012 we were going to be brilliant shining beacons of good will and conscious citizenship, and we were going to give more and volunteer more, and also be the best human beings we could possibly be?
That was a great conversation.
Since then, maybe you’ve been considering how or where best to begin. There are so many foundations and organizations and causes – all of them so worthy of your time and resources. I suppose, friend, the first question to ask yourself is, when you eliminate all possible time, financial, and geographic constraints from your everyday reality, when you wonder how you’d spend your time if you didn’t have to go to work or beat Zelda –
What do you care about?
Is it family? Art? Urban design or the environment? Do you recall your happy childhood and wonder if all children had the same rich and joyful experience you enjoyed? Sports, perhaps. Or technology.
Find what you love.
There’s an organization in Chicago that loves that, too. Now tell them you want to help and do it.
Welcome to your future.
If, in your consideration, you answered children, or women’s issues, or maybe education, or health, or economics, the organization you should reach out to Causes for Change International.
Our latest member organization, Causes for Change, is powered by its diligent fleet of impassioned and dedicated volunteers and donors and committed to impacting the lives of children, women and persons with disabilities in the Americas through volunteerism in the areas of health, education and economic self-sufficiency.
Causes for Change has achieved success through our distribution of clothing, toys and supplies to schools and orphanages. We have also donated hearing aids, wheelchairs, health and dental exams to improve the health and education in communities and fire rescue training to volunteer firefighters. Our volunteers have implemented recycling, beautification and youth leadership training programs, and established a dental clinic. Currently, we are providing all our support through local schools. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, we do more every year.
Our most valuable resource continues to be the generous individuals who donate their time and energy to be a cause for change in the communities we serve. Volunteers include doctors, dentists, teachers, therapists, nutritionists, bankers, medical staff and many others who educate these communities as a foundation for continual growth.
So how about it Dr. Teacher Professional Artist, Esq? Do you like the sound volunteering for a one to one program that will allow you to place much needed donations directly in the hands of the underserved? Do you want to feel your world opening up?
Causes for Change International continues to link volunteers and resources with community members in Guayas, and Manabi Provinces and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, the countries of Panama and Costa Rica. The common experience for volunteers is the satisfaction of empowering others.
Empower yourself. Empower others. Could be a good year for it.
While waiting on the website to launch, consider donating to Causes for Change International through our easy online form. Donate clothes, toys, and school supplies, or any other item listed on their Wish List. We’ll get them in the right hands.