As we move into Week 523 of The Shutdown To End All Shutdowns, I have noticed an increase in the number of marketing emails that offer suggestions on what to do with "all this free time on your hands."
Guest Post by Paula Newbaker
Volunteering is good for everyone! Your nonprofit, your employees, the cause and the volunteers themselves!
In fact, it has been scientifically proven that volunteering is good for your health. Evidence of volunteerism’s physical effects can be found in a study from Carnegie Mellon University, published in 2013 in Psychology and Aging. Adults over age 50 who volunteered on a regular basis were less likely to develop high blood pressure than non-volunteers.