While few other lakes in the United States can compete with Lake Tahoe’s clear waters, the country’s second deepest lake does have a trash problem. To address this, California nonprofit Clean Up the Lake has recently organized a team of scuba divers to remove debris from the … [Read more...] about Volunteer scuba divers recover 25,000 pounds of trash from Lake Tahoe
Did you know that volunteering is good for your health?
Volunteering is a great way to have a positive impact while connecting to your community, but did you know that volunteering is actually good for you? Today we share four ways in which giving back to your community also gives back to your health and wellbeing. Physical and … [Read more...] about Did you know that volunteering is good for your health?
A list of charities offering support and aid in Afghanistan
Watching the unrest and crisis in Afghanistan unfold this week has been devastating and leaves many of us asking, what can I do? These are some organizations offering direct aid and relief and now accepting donations and volunteers. International Rescue Committee This … [Read more...] about A list of charities offering support and aid in Afghanistan
The UK is seeing a surge in community forest projects
As the effects of climate change become harder and harder to ignore, communities from all over the globe exerting more effort to reverse generations of unsustainable and damaging practices. Take, for instance, the local climate-change group from a village on the edge of the … [Read more...] about The UK is seeing a surge in community forest projects
Giving: Safe ways you can continue to give back this holiday season
The holiday season is the time we reflect on how lucky we are to have a roof over our head and food on our table, but it is also a time to think about those who have less than us. As we head deeper into the holiday season, we’re sharing ways you can still safely give back to your … [Read more...] about Giving: Safe ways you can continue to give back this holiday season