Thursday, May 13, 2010

Recipe for Volunteering

If you haven't looked into the Leaders of Tomorrow program for students ages 11-18, you should! Applications are due by NEXT WEDNESDAY (May 19th)! More information and applications can be found on our website.

Check back tomorrow for this week's volunteer opportunities!

I came across this "recipe" last week and wanted to share it.

Recipe for Volunteering
by: Naznin Dhanani, 2006

2 cups of Listening
1 teaspoon of Trust
1 1/2 cups of Kindness
1 teaspoon of Honesty
1 cup of Responsibility
1 cup of Patience & Laughter
1 tablespoon of Communication
1 tablespoon of Compromise
1 dash of Commitment
2 teaspoons of Give & Take
2 dashes of Forgiveness
2 tablespoons of Appreciation of Each Other
3/4 cup of Tolerance

Combine listening, trust & kindness. Mix well. Add communication, honesty & compromise. Blend. Cream happiness, commitment, & responsibility until light and fluffy. Sift together patience, give/take and laughter. Fold together gently. Add dashes of forgiveness, to taste. Top with appreciation & tolerance.

"Remembering the essence of volunteering"

You will need to follow the directions very carefully to end up with the results you want!

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