Acts of selflessness make the world a better place, but they also do something for you: They remind you that we’re all human, which on a mass scale can help heal the wounds and divisions that have been rampant in our country since the election.
The best part is that there are so many ways to make a difference, so you can pick one that feels right for you, and it doesn’t have to involve giving money (though that can, of course, help). But some of the best ways to chip in are most rewarding when they are hands-on. “Every woman needs to find her own mission and do what she can to support what she believes in, and everyone can do something,” added Amanda Ponzar, the chief marketing officer of Community Health Charities, told SheKnows.
Whether your calling is about politics or people, ahead you’ll learn more about how some groups are helping others — and how you can do the same. Still feeling stumped? Check out Local Independent Charities of America or VolunteerMatch to find volunteer opportunities in your area — or, better yet, model your own initiative after one of these!