Nine Surprising Benefits of Volunteering

My wife and I visited Aspen, Colorado last week for leaf-peeping season.  While on the way, we planned to stop at the Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs.  Year round, visitors to the Springs seek respite in the 3.5 million gallons of 124 degree Fahrenheit water that emanate from the …

Project Homeless Connect

Everyone knows that the homeless is tough subject. People help out everyday though by going to shelters to feed, donating clothes, and giving money out of their pockets. There is one nonprofit that has gone above and beyond in order to help the less unfortunate. Project Homeless Connect KC was …

Volunteers finding new ways to barn raise

“I’m so disappointed with the way the world has become,” my grandfather told me. “I don’t know what happened to the values of my generation.” Do people even care or help anymore? I’ve asked myself this several times since that talk and a more jaded part of me agrees with …

Finding Your Place

I have to be a hero to help. I have to be perfect to be useful. I have to have my act together. We might not realize we believe this, or that it holds us back from offering our help, but I’m convinced that too often it is.   Last …

MLK Day 2014: Photo Gallery

There was just five of us, but that didn’t matter. The beauty of community service is that every little bit helps. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014 was no different. Over a hour’s time on Jan. 20, three of our Park Hill South high school volunteers and two others were …

Feature Friday- Mike Deathe

Every other Friday we will feature a different volunteer.  If you would like to participate, please email me at katie@volunteermark.com.  Thanks! —————————————————————————————————————————————- It takes a great person to be an avid volunteer, and we have a great guy for you today!  Mike Deathe is an avid pet lover who found …