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It Can and Will Get Better: Q&A with a Volunteer

Volunteer Annie L. kindly agreed to share her mental health journey and talk about what volunteering has done for her. Q: What made you want to volunteer originally? A: I was in a pretty dark place after moving to Colorado – felt super isolated and alone, but was too afraid to reach out to anyone. … Continue reading It Can and Will Get Better: Q&A with a Volunteer

My Top 5 Favorite Places to Volunteer

Hi there! My name is Sophie. I was an intern at Project Helping this past summer. As an intern, I got to experience a lot of the amazing events that Project Helping organizes. Now, I’m looking back to recall my top 5 favorites places to volunteer. It is pretty hard to go wrong with volunteer … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Places to Volunteer

The Impact of Project Helping

Hi there! My name is Sophie. I was an intern at Project helping this past summer. As an intern, I got a front row seat to the impact that Project Helping makes on the community. I knew from the start that I would be helping others improve their mental wellness through kyndfulness and volunteering. I … Continue reading The Impact of Project Helping

Touching Lives With Every Box: Volunteering at Project C.U.R.E.

“It’s going to be like drinking from a firehouse,” Steve, a group leader at Project C.U.R.E., warns us in volunteer orientation. The Volunteer Experience Project C.U.R.E. is the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. Because they are a  nonprofit, they rely on volunteers to come into their … Continue reading Touching Lives With Every Box: Volunteering at Project C.U.R.E.

Kindfulness Connects: Q&A With a Volunteer

Brandon K. shares his adventures as a volunteer, his mental health journey, and the insights that he has gained along the way. Q: How did you first become involved with Project Helping? A: I first became involved with Project Helping while volunteering at the Action Center in Lakewood, CO. I enjoyed meeting the other volunteers … Continue reading Kindfulness Connects: Q&A With a Volunteer

Never Too Old for Cookies: Volunteering at the Denver Rescue Mission

Denver Rescue Mission is a nonprofit that is dedicated to serving the needs of those experiencing homelessness in Denver. The Crossing is one of their largest locations where they serve 130 men in the New Life Program and provide up to 100 rooms for STAR transitional program participants. Services such as meals, case management, and … Continue reading Never Too Old for Cookies: Volunteering at the Denver Rescue Mission

10 Ways to Make a Bad Day Better

There are a lot of days where nothing seems to go your way. External factors can get in your way and ruin your day. While you can’t always control these external factors, you can control how you respond to them. Here is brief list of ways that you can turn a bad day around and … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make a Bad Day Better

The Double-Edged Sword of Kindness: Q&A With a Volunteer

Long-time volunteer and Kindful Leader Derek S. sat down with us to share his experiences of volunteering, leading, and his mental health journey.   Q: What made you want to volunteer? A: At first, it was because I knew Justin, the founder of Project Helping.  I wanted to help out and do whatever I could to … Continue reading The Double-Edged Sword of Kindness: Q&A With a Volunteer

Change Can Lead to Positive Outcomes for People

Change can be a difficult process for everyone. Often times, the excessive planning and thought process that goes into our personal goal can limit us from actually achieving our goals. When it comes to wanting to change, you need to think about the core reasons you want to change. What are you hoping to achieve with … Continue reading Change Can Lead to Positive Outcomes for People

4 Ways to Improve Employee Moral With Your CSR Program

Quick Tips to Improve Employee Moral Within Your Company It’s time to improve employee moral within your company. Are your employees visibly unhappy? Do they dread going into work each morning, and struggle to get through the day? Low morale causes employees to lose interest in going the extra mile. This leads to poor cooperation … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve Employee Moral With Your CSR Program

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