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Volunteering is Good for the Soul

April 24, 2009

National Volunteer Week (April 19 – 25) not only recognizes volunteer work but it’s also a call-to-action for more people to volunteer!

American Red Cross of the National Capital Area needs more volunteers!

We support over 3 million people in our National Capital Area. We need more volunteers to help us educate our community about the urgent importance of training in Healthy & Safety and Community Disaster Education.

We cannot wait for a disaster to happen.

Now is the time to prepare.

Preparedness increases the chance of survival and recovery in the event of a life-threatening emergency or disaster.

When we help educate, equip, and empower more people, they in turn can help others.

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Volunteering not only allows people to experience what it’s like to help others but it also increases their well being.

Read more about the benefits of volunteering:

Volunteering Produces Healthy Benefits (2007)
Volunteering May be Good For Your Health (2007)
Volunteering Good For You (2009)
Volunteering Benefits Everyone (2009)

Visit http://www.redcrossnca.org for more information.