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  • "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."

    - Winston Churchill

  • "You really can change the world if you care enough."

    - Marion Wright Edelman

  • "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."

    - Margaret Mead

  • "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

    - Ghandi

  • “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

    –Aesop

  • “Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something.”

    –Author unknown

  • "Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth."

    -Mohammed Ali

  • “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be see or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.”

    –Helen Keller



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GIVE AN HOUR. GIVE A SATURDAY. GIVE YOUR BEST.

The United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health: the building blocks for a good life. But we can't do it alone. We need the heads, hands and hearts of committed people like you to help us.

Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise.

  • Make important networking contacts
  • Learn or develop skills
  • Teach your skills to others
  • Enhance your résumé
  • Gain work experience
  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improve your health
  • Meet new people
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization
  • Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community
  • Make a difference in someone’s life
  • Improve the likelihood that children will volunteer as an adult

Put your talents to work for your community. Volunteer!

Submit your group application with the United Way of Athens-Limestone County:
Group Application Form


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