Giving back to others in a time of need can be an uplifting experience that can make a difference in the world. Here are the top five places you can volunteer for this year.
Running an animal shelter takes a lot of hands. Finding your local shelter can help cute animals as well as help you make possible connections. Most shelters need administrative help with answering calls, responding to emails and answering visitor’s questions. Be careful: You might end up adopting several new family members.
Around the holiday, many church organizations will get groups to help at a soup kitchen. During the other times of the year, these places need volunteers to help keep up with the demand. Visit FoodPantries.org to find your closest soup kitchen or food bank to volunteer.
If you have ever visited a retirement home, you know how drab some of them can be. Volunteering your time at a senior center can brighten someone’s day that may not get many visitors. Teach a new skill, play a game or simply just chat with residents.
Every county has an office for the political party you side with. Campaigns need hands to answer emails, hang fliers and run fundraising events. These volunteer jobs can lead to great networking opportunities. Call your local municipality for information on where these offices are located.
Habitat for Humanity
Love to build? Offer your time at Habitat for Humanity ( ).This organization uses teamwork to build homes for those in need. With no experience needed, Habitat for Humanity will boost your skill set with programs that will teach you how to build.
If it seems like it’s getting cheaper and cheaper to fly from the United States to Europe, it kind of is. With a bit of flexibility and open-mindedness, it’s never been more affordable to fly across the Atlantic for a dream-like getaway. Here are a few ways to find the cheapest flights to Europe this year.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
“Barcades” have become staples in up-and-coming hip cities, and Richmond, Virginia, is no exception. The fast-growing neighborhood of Scott’s Addition features a bevy of new hangouts, including the bright and spacious Tang & Biscuit, a gathering place for kids of all ages.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Build your art collection with Papirmass. The monthly art subscription box comes with original artwork, including illustrations, paintings and collages from emerging worldwide artists. The Toronto-based company was founded in 2008 by a husband and wife team.