Volunteering Improves Mental, Emotional and Chronic Health Conditions, Study Finds


According to the 2013 Health and Volunteering Study conducted by Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group, volunteering can improve mental, emotional and chronic health conditions.

It was also found out that volunteers have better self-esteem, independence, contentment and capacity for interpersonal relationships. Volunteering also reduces stress as volunteers exhibit higher energy levels than those who do not.


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Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.




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Why This Book Needs to be Read By Every Social Entrepreneur


Why This Book Needs to be Read By Every Social Entrepreneur

Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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