Backbone of Nonprofits: Volunteers

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There is absolutely no way that St. Felix Pantry can take the place of government programs.  

We can not singlehandedly cure the ills and The backbone of most nonprofits: Volunteers disparities of society. But each of us as individuals can make a difference in some small way, in our own way, and can find opportunities to help that will make what we do worth the time and effort we invest in them. So why volunteer? Some of the best reasons are the ones most rarely considered the ones that make it worthwhile to go that extra step. People who have spent time volunteering for a cause tell their friends and family that they get back in satisfaction and joy more than they ever give when volunteering what you get back is immeasurable. You’ll also receive these benefits:

Volunteering makes you feel needed.

Volunteering can lead to learning new skills.

Volunteering can help you deal with some of your personal problems.

Volunteering helps you meet new people and breaks down barriers of misunderstanding, mistrust and fear.

Volunteering can create contacts which may help your business or career.

Volunteering significantly impacts both the people and the surrounding community in which you reside.

Many find joy, benefits in volunteering time, talents

One might think the little bit they could do would not help much. Or “What in the world can I do?” If you’ve ever spent time distributing food to a hungry child, you know that even that small amount of compassion and caring can make a world of difference. No one person can solve the world’s problems, but whatever you do can make a difference lending towards making St. Felix Pantry a happier, healthier and hope-filled place for those who need our help. To learn more about volunteering at St. Felix Pantry in Rio Rancho, please call 505-891-8075 or visit or Volunteer Information page.

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