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  • Writer's pictureShazia Peeran

How volunteering changed John's life

John had always been successful in his career, but he had always felt like something was missing in his life. He wanted to make a difference in the world, but he didn't know where to start. One day, while walking home from work, he saw a flyer for a local volunteer program that helped to feed the homeless. John decided to give it a try, and as soon as he began working, he realized how much he enjoyed it. He found that volunteering not only helped those in need but also gave him a sense of fulfillment and purpose.

John quickly became a regular volunteer at the program, and he started to get to know the homeless individuals he was helping. He found that many of them had fallen on hard times and just needed a helping hand to get back on their feet. John began to think of ways he could help them beyond just providing them with food.

He started to reach out to his network of contacts, asking for donations of clothing, blankets, and toiletries. He also began to connect the homeless individuals with local resources such as job training programs and housing assistance. John's efforts began to pay off, and many of the homeless individuals he had been helping were able to find work and stable housing.

As John continued to volunteer, he began to develop valuable skills such as empathy, problem-solving, and communication. He also learned about the importance of giving back to his community and making a positive impact.

In the end, John realized that volunteering was not only a way to give back to his community but also a way to find purpose and fulfillment in his life. He continued to volunteer throughout his adult years, always looking for new ways to make a difference in the world.


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