Community Service Changed My Life!

650 Words3 Pages
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Ghandi "Love cannot remain by itself — it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service." - Mother Teresa I have always enjoyed the feeling that I acquired after doing a good deed or simply helping someone out. However, I had no idea that my 40 hours of community service would turn into over 400 hours, for no reason other than the fact that I love it!! Through volunteering I have learned that many organizations exist only with the help of volunteers from the community, I have seen the amount of joy that volunteering brings to those who you are helping out, I discovered a feeling of self-satisfaction that no other activity can bring, and lastly I have learned to spend my time wisely. Many organizations throughout our community solely rely on volunteers. While volunteering to earn my hours for the Legacy Scholarship I learned that as citizens of this community, it is our duty to keep these organizations going by volunteering. The Midland County Library, The Petroleum Museum, and H...

More about Community Service Changed My Life!

Open Document