Orlando Business Leader Supports Huffington Post Article on Philanthropic Benefits for Seniors


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Orlando-based business leader and area developer, Richard Zahn, gives his support to a new article from The Huffington Post featuring the benefits that the elderly gains from volunteer work.

The article observes that older adults benefit greatly from getting involved with community service as they reacquire their sense of worth in the community. As Zahn states, "For seniors who are able to do so, participating in a charitable organization is a beneficial experience."


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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

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.

Federal Programs Related to - Community Service

Programs that provide opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service that addresses the nation's educational, public safety, environmental and other human services needs. Americorps; Youth Community Service

Federal Programs Related to - Senior Volunteer Programs

Programs that recruit, train, and place older adults in volunteer positions. Senior Corps



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