Volunteering | The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News - Part 2
Today’s Solutions: July 12, 2024

This program uses rock climbin

This program uses rock climbing to help new refugees adapt to life in America

Every Wednesday, about a dozen children, meet up at Vertical World, an indoor rock-climbing gym in Seattle. A few weeks prior, they were living in places like Africa, India, or Afghanistan. Now, as refugees in America, new to the country and often even the English language, Stone Masters, a program Read More...

Want to volunteer, but donR

Want to volunteer, but don't know where to start? Follow these 3 steps

The beauty of volunteering is that while you’re helping those in your community, you’re also giving yourself a reason to feel good. In fact, some research suggests that volunteering can even help us heal. Having the intention to volunteer is great, but actually getting started is a whole other Read More...

Saints of Pakistan

Saints of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar Ehdi and Bilquis Edhi, who are often praised as Muslim equivalents of Mother Teresa, run what is perhaps the world's largest volunteer organization Jay Dunn | Jan/Feb 2009 issue   Chetan Kumar began to suspect he had cancer a year ago, but kept pushing himself through the dizzy Read More...

Saints of Pakistan

Saints of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar Ehdi and Bilquis Edhi, who are often praised as Muslim equivalents of Mother Teresa, run what is perhaps the world's largest volunteer organization Jay Dunn | November 2004 issue Chetan Kumar began to suspect he had cancer a year ago, but kept pushing himself through the dizzy Read More...