Points of Light captures the benefits of volunteering.  People are aware how volunteering helps others, but it can help you too!  Read this article from Points of Light.

For years, volunteers nationwide have been telling Points of Light that they are happier, healthier people as a result of making a difference in the lives of others. Now, scientists are catching up with what these points of light are telling us, demonstrating that the benefits are tangible — mentally and physically — and a reason why so many keep coming back to help. They just feel better when they put others first.

Read more of Points of Light CEO Tracy Hoover’s reflections on the proven health benefits of volunteer service.

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