Here Are the Best Charities to Get Involved with Millennials
The best charities to get involved with are the ones that really need you Millennials, because they definitely have work for you to do, and need it to be done.
These include ones that hold events like 5k and 10k races, and walks for good causes like fundraising money to help find cures for diseases like cancer, and AIDS.
Charities that hold these events include the American Cancer Society, and cancer centers, and hospitals in your local municipality.
For Millennials who like yard work, building, constructing and beautifying; the best charities to get involved with are Habitat For Humanity, and AmeriCares.
As with the races that are held to raise funds for cancer, Habitat For Humanity and AmeriCares are also the best charities to get involved with, because they provide new houses, and comfort to communities in need respectively. This is thanks to the time, and assistance from volunteers who take time out their busy schedules to do so, and give back to their municipalities.
Aside from doing volunteering at the races, aiding communities in need, and building houses with aforementioned different community service organizations, getting involved with the main focuses of the best charities to get involved with is not the only thing you can do once you are with them.
This is because, there are supplies to get, and set-up beforehand like paint, paintbrushes, sheetrock, hammers, nails and wood so the houses can be built, and other duties other than building, and constructing can get done depending on what they involve, and what other items are needed. Most importantly however, and so that the volunteers can actually do the work – there is food for meals like breakfast, and lunch, and beverages like water to obtain in order to keep the volunteers hydrated, and nourished throughout their time with the project that they are involved with.
After the house is built, which amazingly happens in the same day, especially when there are multiple hands on deck, and people to help accomplish the task at hand such as with Habitat For Humanity, there are supplies, trash, and debris to clear away from the site that volunteers helping out with the project, or other work can also assist with.
Volunteers can also plant plants, and flowers along with doing other great gardening tasks like mulching, and weeding to spruce up the properties that they are working on, and make them look their best. Grass may also need to grown on the property as some houses are built, and other work associated with their construction, is done on dirt-filled lots.
It is important to remember that the grass may take a while to grow, but by planting the seeds to get the grass-growing process going, having level ground, and keeping it wet at all times, the grass is sure to grow into a beautiful yard. The main organizers at the events, and organizations usually put down straws of hay to help the growing process go faster, and as quickly as possible.
In regards to the races; volunteers, and participants who are not running, or, walking in the race, can contribute their skills, and expertise in other ways like helping to register participants at the beginning of the event, handout t-shirts to them, and give out water to them at water tables along the walk, and run’s route. There are also tents with tables filled with food, and water for runners, and walkers to eat a few feet away from the event’s finish line.
Volunteers looking for more indoor work can help cook breakfast, lunch, or dinner, for people living in homeless shelters, or also help stock shelves with non-perishable goods at food pantries, and help distribute them to other local organizations in their communities.
Regardless of what charity you involve yourself with Millennials, know that your time, and energy is being put to good use.
Better yet, the best charities to get involved with, need you right now. Now is the perfect time to get involved with them because it is the Summer season, and the weather is, nice, and warm.
With another nice, and warm season, called Spring, having just wrapped up on Tuesday June 20, 2017, it is primetime for charities to utilize the outdoors for their projects so don’t wait to get involved with the best charities, Millennials, especially if you are looking to do community service, and fulfill community service hours.