8 Quotes that encourage Volunteers and Volunteer Work

8 Quotes that encourage Volunteers and Volunteer Work



“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”
– David Star Jordan
Educator, author, and peace activist

“The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.”
– Edward “Ted” Kennedy
US senator

“How can we expect our children to know and experience the joy of giving unless we teach them that the greater pleasure in life lies in the art of giving rather than receiving.”
– James Cash Penney
Founder of J.C. Penney Corporation

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
– Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Indian political and spiritual leader

“Research has shown that people who volunteer often live longer.”
– Allen Klein
Author and motivational speaker

“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people. ”
– Dick Gregory
Civil rights activist, writer, and comedian

“There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you don’t do them.”
– Charles D. Gill

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”
– unknown

We hope you enjoyed some of our favorite quotes. If you are looking for ways to get involved in your community, try out a simple service project idea that others have used and get your friends and family involved. Champions for Kids works to make it simple to give kids in your community the resources they needs to thrive.

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