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5 Ways to Keep Giving Back Once You Return Home

Posted by on February 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment  

“That was the experience of a lifetime!” “I want to go back.” “It was amazing!”

These are sentiments often heard when our travelers discuss their volunteer vacations.

Why? Because giving back feels good — and once the volunteer bug latches on, it nudges people to view the world differently and continue helping others. The dilemma some of our travelers face is how to keep that spirit alive after coming home.

If that’s something you’ve been struggling with, here are five ways to keep giving back after returning from a volunteer vacation:

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Dec
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Think the Holidays Are Too Commercial? Read This

Posted by on December 23, 2014 · 2 Comments  

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the materialism of the holidays?

If so, you’re not alone.

Amidst the endless advertisements and shopping trips, it can sometimes seem like we’ve forgotten the true meaning of the season.

There is, however, reason to believe that the spirit of giving is still alive and well in the United States. According to a recent infographic from The Corporation for National & Community Service, 62.6 million Americans volunteered over 7.7 billion hours of their time in 2014.Read More