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GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER.

The Importance of Volunteerism
With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career.
 

United Way of Hernando County offers multiple local volunteer opportunities:

Here are some MOTIVATIONAL reasons on why you should get involved and volunteer your time:

  • to feel needed
  • to share a skill
  • to get to know a community
  • to demonstrate commitment to a cause/belief
  • to gain leadership skills
  • to act out a fantasy
  • to do your civic duty
  • for corporate matching
  • satisfaction from accomplishment
  • to keep busy
  • for recognition
  • to repay a debt
  • to donate your professional skills
  • to have an impact
  • to learn something new
  • for freedom of schedule
  • to help a friend or relative
  • for an escape
  • to be challenged
  • to feel proud
  • to make new friends
  • to explore a career
  • to help someone
  • as therapy
  • to do something different from your job
  • for fun!
  • for religious reasons
  • to earn academic credit
  • to refresh your skills
  • because an agency is geographically close
  • to have an excuse to do what you love
  • to assure progress
  • to feel good
  • to be part of a team
  • to gain status
  • because you were asked
  • to test yourself
  • to build your resume
  • to be an agent of change
  • because of personal experience with the problem, illness, or cause
  • to stand up and be counted

When you reach out a hand to one, you influence the condition of all. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.

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United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through Education, Income Stability and Healthy...