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Young Leaders: Volunteer Event Updates From the YAC

At the start of the year, This Post gave our readers with an insider view of how our Youth Advisory Council kids felt about leading their very first volunteer events. These guys have been making some great progress and everyone at Project Helping is so proud of them! We checked back in with the high … Continue reading Young Leaders: Volunteer Event Updates From the YAC

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Event

Volunteering is awesome for your mental health and for your community as a whole! Do you know you want to start volunteering more regularly, but don’t know where to start? If that is the case, then this post is for you! Here are 5 things to consider when choosing a volunteer event:   1. Day … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Event

Seasonal Depression and How to Beat it

The holiday season is supposed to be full of happiness and joy. It’s a time for family, love, and giving, but sometimes these things just aren’t fulfilling enough. The holiday season also brings out stress and even depression. Seasonal depression is more common than you might think. What are some causes of seasonal depression? Seasonal … Continue reading Seasonal Depression and How to Beat it

Volunteer On The Go With Kynd Kits

    Busy schedule? Lots going on? Always working or on the go? No time to volunteer during the week? Life can get busy sometimes, it happens. But it is still important to continue to maintain your mental health no matter how busy you are. This means taking the time to relax, even when you … Continue reading Volunteer On The Go With Kynd Kits

Little Shoes for Little Feet: Volunteer at Clothes to Kids of Denver

Clothes to Kids of Denver is a donation-based boutique that seeks to provide quality clothing to low-income and at-risk youth. Many low-income kids do not have proper clothing for the winter months or their clothes don’t fit right. This can hurt their education by lowering their self esteem or lead to bullying. Clothes to Kids … Continue reading Little Shoes for Little Feet: Volunteer at Clothes to Kids of Denver

Gourmet at SAME Cafe: A Volunteer Experience

SAME Cafe is one of the first nonprofit restaurants to open its doors in Denver! With no set prices or a set menu, SAME Cafe operates as a donation-based restaurant. When you walk in in, you can dine on several ever-changing options for soups, salads, and a main dish. In exchange for a healthy meal, … Continue reading Gourmet at SAME Cafe: A Volunteer Experience

Farmer For a Day: Volunteer at DeLaney Community Farm

The DeLaney Community Farm in Aurora, CO is the result of a partnership between Denver Urban Gardens and Project Worthmore. DeLaney’s mission is to support refugees through sustainable agriculture and community building. The farm provides refugees with training and community integration while providing freshly grown food for the broader community. Project Helping volunteers lend their … Continue reading Farmer For a Day: Volunteer at DeLaney Community Farm

Your Brain, Your Rules

Depression and other mental health challenges are never one size fits all. Everyone has different brain chemistry, different life challenges, and different experiences of depression. This means that people will often have very different treatment methods that work for them. Some treatment options may work great for you, but don’t help someone else. Others options … Continue reading Your Brain, Your Rules

Everything is Better with Two: The Volunteering Buddy System

The phrase “buddy system” probably reminds you of elementary school. Back then, it was used to help keep everyone together and make sure that no one got left behind while on a field trip or an outing. But no matter how old you are, the buddy system can still be a great idea, especially while … Continue reading Everything is Better with Two: The Volunteering Buddy System

Treasure House of Hope: My Volunteer Experience

What is Treasure House of Hope? Treasure House of Hope is a nonprofit organization that uses biblical teachings to help people in touch situations get back on their feet. They teach how to live a disciplined lifestyle through on-the-job training and GED opportunities while providing a supportive living environment. They also provide medical, dental, vision … Continue reading Treasure House of Hope: My Volunteer Experience

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